Intellectual Property Licensing: Forms and Analysis is a comprehensive collection of forms, checklists and agreements designed to help attorneys deal with virtually any intellectual property licensing issue. It provides both the documents you need and the guidance to put them to use. The nearly 100 helpfully annotated forms and agreements in the book and online include: copyright, trademark and patent agreements; work-for-hire agreements; nondisclosure and non compete agreements; exit-interview guidelines; privacy/publicity releases and celebrity endorsement agreements; merchandising agreements; software development, distribution and licensing agreements; music licensing agreements; dramatic performance licensing agreements; and sample corporate copyright and trade secret policies.
The authors devote separate, detailed chapters to product and media - specific licensing transactions, featuring discussion of negotiating considerations and the substantive legal background. This complete reference is the starting point for any licensing transaction.
Book #00649; looseleaf, one volume, 1,304 pages; published in 1999, updated as needed; no additional charge for updates during your subscription. Looseleaf print subscribers receive supplements. The online edition is updated automatically. ISBN: 978-1-58852-086-9
Richard Raysman is a partner in the New York office of Holland & Knight LLP. Mr. Raysman is co-author of the two-volume treatises Computer Law: Drafting and Negotiating Forms and Agreements; Emerging Technologies and the Law: Forms and Analysis and Intellectual Property Licensing: Forms and Analysis, all published by Law Journal Press®, and co-writes a monthly column on computer law for the New York Law Journal. Mr. Raysman is past Chair of the Business Law Section, the largest section of the New York State Bar Association, and is past Chair of its Finance Committee. He also chairs Corporate Counsel's annual Law Journal IP Trademark, Copyright & Licensing Counsel Forum. Prior to practicing law, he was a systems engineer for six years with IBM Corp. Mr. Raysman concentrates his practice on Intellectual Property, including outsourcing and IP litigation, and was recently selected by Chambers as one of America's leading outsourcing lawyers. He is a member of the practical Law Company Advisory Board for Intellectual Property and Technology.
Edward A. Pisacreta
Edward A. Pisacreta is Associate General Counsel of New York Presbyterian Hospital. He was previously a partner at Holland & Knight where he specialized in technology law and related intellectual property issues. He has extensive experience drafting and negotiating agreements in technology-related industries. He has served as Editor-in-Chief of the e-Commerce Law & Strategy newsletter from Law Journal Newsletters and is a member of its Board of Editors. Mr. Pisacreta is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Brooklyn Law School. Prior to practicing law, he was a management consultant with Ernst & Whinney (now Ernst & Young).
Seth H. Ostrow
Kenneth A. Adler
Kenneth A. Adler is a partner in Loeb & Loeb, LLP. He concentrates his practice on complex outsourcing transactions and intellectual property matters, as well as on transactions relating to emergng technologies, telecommunications and computer law. His practice includes drafting and negotiating virtually all types of domestic and international outsourcing agreements, including business process, information technology and human resource outsourcing, as well as agreements relating to the development, supply, licensing, outsourcing, marketing and distribution of information technology and telecommunications products and services. Mr. Adler is a member of the Computer Law Association, LISTNet (the Long Island Software and Technology Network), the Long Island Forum for Technology, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, and the Nassau County Bar Association.