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Video Leadership Seminars: Structuring & Negotiating Technology Licensing Agreements With William Swiggart of Swiggart Agin LLC

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Price: $249.95*
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The goal of this Video Leadership Seminar ™ is to provide executives with critical information on understanding and negotiating technology licensing agreements.  The video features 80 minutes of live video with William F. Swiggart of Swiggart Agin LLC sharing his best practices on various strategies and external factors that play into structuring a technology licensing agreement.  The Video Leadership Seminar provides an inside look at the options executives have when structuring a licensing agreement, key provisions to pay attention to, and specific negotiation strategies to get the best terms possible.  

Topics covered in the Video Leadership Seminar ™ include: 

• Strategies for structuring licensing agreements
• Specific provisions to be aware of and how to structure them
• A list of the most often negotiated items and what your best case scenario is for each area
• The key players and their motivations in structuring an agreement
• Problem areas to avoid that could haunt you later
• A detailed look at the most significant IP laws behind licensing agreements
• Case Studies of specific situations and what you should learn from them

About William F. Swiggart:
William F. Swiggart incorporates and grows start-ups, and facilitates transactions such as debt and equity investments, IP licenses, and mergers & acquisitions. He registers and defends trademarks and copyrights, and also helps resolve business conflicts. Mr. Swiggart is a graduate of Princeton University (A.B. 1977) and the University of Connecticut School of Law (J.D. 1982), where he was a member of the Connecticut Law Review. He has served as General Counsel to Bitstream Inc., and to ON Technology Corporation.

Mr. Swiggart is a frequent lecturer on topics of licensing, technology, & start-up issues to groups such as the New England Corporate Counsel's Assocation, the Mass. Bar Association, and the MIT Enterprise Forum. He helped found, and served as first President of the Princeton Entrepreneurs’ Network, Inc., a 501(c)(3) qualified organization that promotes entrepreneurship via national and regional events, and currently serves on its Board of Directors and as Boston Chapter Head. He is a founding member of the AIGC, and edits its journal, The Independent Counsel.

Reed Seminars is the world's largest publisher of executive seminars, annually producing over 500 thought leadership presentations featuring C-Level executives (CEO, CFO, CMO, COO, CTO) and lawyers. The seminars are sent on CD, can be viewed on any computer or iPod, and are created in a variety of formats including PowerPoint, Excel, MP3 audio and QuickTime videos. Reed Seminars enable leading professionals to do their job better and faster, without unnecessary travel or expenses. Reed Seminars have featured the thought leadership of partners from over half of the world’s 250 largest law firms and executives from hundreds of blue-chip companies. Reed Seminars is a privately held company headquartered in Sausalito, California.

Practice Areas: Information Technology Law & E-Commerce, Intellectual Property Law, Negotiation & Settlement, Trial Skills
Online Media Type: Video
Production Date: 10/04/2008
Level: Intermediate
Category: Standard
Duration: 0 Hours, 52 Minutes
Online Format: On Demand
Course Type: Public

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