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Dresden & Salzburg Seminar: Licensing and Technology Transfer

October 2023

HGF is pleased to invite you to our upcoming German-language seminar on “In- and Out-licensing of Technologies” in Salzburg and Dresden. The seminar will offer you the opportunity to gain valuable insights into the legal basis and best practices in the field of technology transfer.


  • Dresden: November 21, 2023, 5:30 pm
  • Salzburg: November 28, 2023, 5:30 pm


  • Dresden: Impact Hub Gallery Dresden, Trompeterstraße 5, 01069 Dresden
  • Salzburg: HGF Europe LLP, Rudolfskai 48, 5020 Salzburg

Overview: In the exciting world of technology licensing, understanding the legal aspects and contractual possibilities in the exchange of technologies is crucial. Our “Licensing and Technology Transfer” seminar will guide you through the essential steps and concepts that are vital in this domain.

Seminar Topics:

1. Legal Foundations of Technology Transfer:

  • Introduction to legal frameworks
  • Significance of contracts in technology transfer
  • Contractual basics

2. Licenseable Technologies:

  • Intellectual property rights (patents, trademarks, designs)
  • Software licensing
  • Protection and licensing of know-how

3. Contract Drafting and Key Clauses:

  • Contract drafting in technology transfer
  • Key clauses in licensing agreements
  • Rights and obligations of the contracting parties

4. Negotiation Techniques and Special Cases:

  • Tips and strategies for successful negotiations
  • Software licensing agreements: nuances and pitfalls
  • FRAND licenses: Fair, Reasonable, and Non-Discriminatory

Speakers: The seminar will be led by two renowned experts in the field of technology licensing:

  • Dr Benjamin Janutta: Patent Attorney with extensive experience in contract law and technology licensing.
  • Bernhard Ganahl: Partner, Patent Attorney and expert in intellectual property and protection rights.

The seminar offers not only valuable theoretical knowledge but also practical insights and case studies, enabling participants to apply what they’ve learned in their professional practice.

Take this opportunity to deepen your understanding of licensing and technology transfer and to network with fellow professionals. Register now for this seminar to expand your expertise in this critical area. We hope to see you in Dresden or Salzburg!

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