IP: The who, what and how of indemnification provisions

A general corporate or boilerplate indemnification is not always enough

In many corporate and technology transfer agreements, relatively little attention is paid to indemnification provisions that directly address IP. Reliance on general indemnification provisions to capture IP-specific issues often results in disappointment. In IP transactions, particularly those involving patents, there are IP-specific issues that should be considered when answering the three simple questions for any indemnification: Who? What? and How?


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William Lenz

William J. Lenz is a partner at Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP and represents clients in a wide variety of intellectual...

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