Intellectual property licensing permeates today’s business environment, having a presence in every industry from basic consumer products to advance technology. Correspondingly, it is common that disputes arise from license agreements where each party has a different understanding of the rights or duties granted or required by a license agreement. Licensing customs and practices vary in scope from the fundamental understanding of the relationship between parties and the rights and duties of licensor and licensee, to the industry definition of a technical term within a license agreement.
In litigation related to licensing, and expert is often called upon to provide insight into licensing customs and practices that will assist the trier of fact. CONSOR has more than two decades of practical licensing experience, and is well qualified to testify as to the common customs and practices in intellectual property licensing. CONSOR’s experts are qualified to testify on virtual all common clauses found in license agreements, such as term, product, distribution, royalty payments, royalty reporting, pricing, exclusivity, advertising, product approval, and quality control, among others.