Profit from your idea : how to make smart licensing deals / by Richard Stim
- Stim, Richard
- Berkeley, CA : Nolo, 
- Copyright Date:
- 7th ed.
- Physical Description:
- 414 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
- Gearing up to license your invention -- Intellectual property protection -- Ownership issues for inventor employees -- Invention financing and joint ownership -- Licensing agents and representatives -- Soliciting potential licenses -- Protecting confidential information -- The key elements of your agreement -- Money : it matters -- Negotiating your agreement -- Sample agreement -- Warranties, indemnification, and proprietary rights provisions -- Termination and posttermination -- Boilerplate and standard provisions -- Service provisions -- Handling the licensee's agreement -- After you sign the agreement -- Help beyond this book.
CD-ROM : In Rich Text Format : Agreement worksheet ; Letter confirming employee's ownership of intellectual property rights ; Joint ownership agreement ; Assignment of rights : Patent ; Assignment of rights : Patent application ; Assignment of rights : No patent issued or application filed ; Agent letter agreement ; One-way nondisclosure agreement ; Mutual nondisclosure agreement ; Contract worksheet ; Letter of intent ; Option agreement ; Terms sheet ; License agreement ; Checklist for reviewing a license agreement ; Audit request letter ; Escrow agreement ; License dates -- In Audio (MP3) format : Secrets of successful licensing ; Common licensing provisions ; Contract law damages ; Ten common contract problems.
- "Written in plain English to help inventors, manufacturers, and others who want to exploit a patentable idea understand, create and use an invention licensing agreement. The new edition has the latest licensing cases and a set of FAQs"--Provided by publisher.
- 9781413313253 (pbk.)
- Includes index.
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