Taking shortcuts to get a deal done quickly is tempting. While taking the easy way may seem like a good idea, you can wind up with a wrong licensing partner
Protecting your intellectual property takes time. Especially if it is a patent, waiting to get your complete patent application can take up to three years. What do you do in
I’m often asked what exclusivity means in a licensing agreement. I always like to say there’s no such thing as an exclusive, exclusive. Exclusivity should always be tied to performance.
The first deal that comes up isn’t always the best one. Especially if it’s the only one on the table. But if you’re too hungry for it, you’ll also lose
Licensing is a process. It requires doing certain activities and tasks to protect, manage, and turn your intellectual property into a money-making licensing deal. The problem is licensing is often
The first thing many IP owners think of when trying to make money with their IP is “What’s in it for me”? How much can I charge? I want to
When it comes to getting paid in a licensing deal, there’s a big difference between the royalty rate and how it’s used to calculate royalty payments. If it’s not clear