Intellectual Property and Joint Ventures

Jackson, Sheryl (2005) Intellectual Property and Joint Ventures. In Duncan, W. D. (Ed.) Joint ventures law in Australia. The Federation Press, Leichardt, pp. 413-447.

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Abstract

As in the first edition of the book, this chapter outlines the most important ways in which intellectual property is protected in Australia, and also the factors which affect the rights of joint venture participants in the absence of specific agreement between such participants. It then examines particular issues which may be considered in preparing appropriate documentation for any joint venture which involves the utilisation or generation of intellectual property to ensure that the joint venture participants achieve their desired result in terms of the allocation of ownership and control of such rights. The analysis includes and explanation of the special considerations which affect co-operation in research between industry and a university or government research institution. Finally, the rights of the joint venturers to intellectual property upon termination of the joint ventures are considered. The chapter incorporates the legislative changes and new cases in the field since the publication of the first edition.

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ID Code: 70644
Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: intellectual property, joint ventures, intellectual property rights on termination of joint venture, intellectual property in joint ventures with universities or government research institutions
ISBN: 9781862875654
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Commercial and Contract Law (180105)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Intellectual Property Law (180115)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Deposited On: 30 Apr 2014 22:44
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2015 14:15

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