Life Sciences PA's Legal Answers Workshop Lessons Learned from Licensing Disputes - A Litigator’s Perspective
Ballard Spahr LLP, in partnership with Life Sciences PA, is proud to announce a quarterly legal update series focused on the life sciences industry. The first event in the Legal Answers Workshop (LAW) series was on Thursday, March 30th, 2023.
As a follow-up to our 2022 LAW series, this session featured Rob Baron, an experienced life science trial lawyer and partner at Ballard Spahr, who shared his unique perspective and suggestions on best practices for negotiating and drafting life science licensing agreements (and related research, manufacturing, and supply agreements), earned from his 30 years of experience successfully representing licensors and licensees in complex licensing disputes.
Rob shared drafting insights and recommendations from his litigation experience including
- Commercially diligent efforts
- IP/Inventorship disputes
- Supply order and obligations
- Termination provisions
- Real world guidance related to forum selection, dispute resolution, indemnity, and arbitration clauses