Pitfalls to Avoid in Collaborative Research

MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D.
Birch Stewart Kolasch Birch LLP

Discusses important issues that should be considered when entering into a collaborative research agreement. In particular, she will address questions such as:

  • What should you think about before exchanging proprietary information and how do you protect your information, yet let someone else know of your technology?
  • How do you equitably protect any innovations that result from collaboration?
  • Death and divorce – How do you plan for the collaboration ending?