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Richard Corley at Osgoode's Negotiating and Drafting IT Agreements Conference


Lawyer Richard Corley
Area Technology, Intellectual Property


June 9 - 10, 2014
Osgoode Professional Development Centre
Toronto, Ontario

Tuesday, June 10, 2014
9:05 am:  Understanding the IP in Your IT:  Intellectual Property Considerations Critical to Your Technology Agreements

Speaker:  Richard Corley, Partner, Goodmans LLP

  • Identifying the IP and its ownership; potential pitfalls arising from joint ownership of IP
  • Characterizing IP involved in the transaction: foreground versus background IP; base product versus customization; methodologies versus work product
  • What rights do employees and independent contractors have in the IP they provide as part of technology development?
  • How information technology agreements can impact multi-million dollar IP infringement disputes