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Intellectual Property Issues in Bankruptcy - Webinar

  • ID: 4464277
  • Webinar
  • March 2018
  • Region: Global
  • 90 Minutes
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc.
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Learn how your valuable intellectual property will be affected by another companys bankruptcy.

Intellectual property rights can be among a companys most precious assets, whether they are owned outright or licensed from third parties. It is therefore vital for every company to understand how those rights can be altered or even terminated by bankruptcy. This topic will be of interest to lenders, franchisors, technology firms, and anyone else who wants to know what might happen to intellectual property rights in bankruptcy.

Learning Objectives
  • You will be able to review the basic principles of bankruptcy and intellectual property.
  • You will be able to discuss the automatic stay and its effect on licenses.
  • You will be able to describe the assumption or rejection of licenses when the debtor is the licensor.
  • You will be able to identify sales and assignments of intellectual property.
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Basic Principles of Bankruptcy and Intellectual Property
  • Intellectual-Property Law in Bankruptcy
  • General Effect of Bankruptcy on Rights and Interests of Debtor
  • Stay of Actions to Exercise Control Over the Debtor's Property
The Automatic Stay and Its Effect on Licenses
  • Nature of the Automatic Stay
  • The Breadth of the Stay
  • Consequences for Violating the Stay
  • Effect on Intellectual-Property Licenses
Compelling Assumption of Rejection
  • Nature of a Debtor's Power to Assume or Reject Contracts
  • Right to Assume or Reject at the Confirmation of a Plan
  • Court's Power to Compel Early Assumption or Rejection
Assumption or Rejection of Licenses When the Debtor Is the Licensor
  • The Counterparty's Rights to Continue Using the Licensed Property
  • Right to Cure of Any Outstanding Defaults
  • Effect of Rejection on Remaining Rights and Duties
  • Effect of Section 365(n) of the Bankruptcy Code
Assumption or Rejection of Licenses When the Debtor Is the Licensee
  • The Debtor's Right to Continue Using the Property
  • Effect on Termination Provisions and Other Powers
Sales and Assignments of Intellectual Property
  • Rights to Assume and Assign Licenses
  • Sales Free and Clear of Other Interests
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Hugh McCullough - Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
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This webinar is designed for presidents, vice presidents, branch managers, loan officers, loan department personnel, credit and collection managers, accountants and attorneys.
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