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IP Licensing Checklist

Here is a general checklist of things to consider when licensing IP, in no particular order. If you spot any significant omissions, please comment. 1)    What precisely is being licensed? 2)    What will be the term of the license? a)     any automatic renewal? b)    options? c)     fee changes in subsequent license periods? d)    termination rights? […]

Post-License Use of Trademark Is Counterfeiting

A former trademark licensee’s continued use of a trademark after termination of the license constitutes trademark counterfeiting. That is the holding in a recent District of Indiana default judgment case, Century 21 v. Destiny Real Estate. The court explained: If an unrelated entity had created an identical trademark and provided authorized goods or services (or […]