The objective of protecting partners` intellectual property is managed through separate collaborative research and development agreements and/or IP agreements. These IP agreements define both the IP and IP background to be developed as part of the project`s activities. If intellectual property is created jointly, we can develop common ownership agreements to define the respective rights and obligations of the parties. Businesses and individuals operating online should take steps to minimize legal downside positions. Whether it`s e-commerce services, preparing for a website, developing a mobile app or offering online advertising services, we can develop agreements to protect you and ensure your business complies with Canadian law. Please read the legal disclaimer in case of before using the IPAG model agreements. You can also combine elements of these three types of IP agreements, for example. B by granting an intellectual property license for exclusive rights in certain geographic areas. You can check a standard licensing agreement at the Document and Form Priority Learning Centre. For more information on software licenses, click here. A transfer contract is a contract that transfers the creator`s intellectual property rights to another entity, such as a company.B. Individuals engaged in research and development or other technical fields sign agreements to transfer ideas, work products or inventions related to the company.

IPAG recommends the following model agreements, which can be used at different stages of technology research and marketing transactions. These agreements are available in English and German. These include dispute resolution clauses relating to WIPO mediation and WIPO Expedited Arbitration. But IP transfer agreements can also have their advantages. If you cede the intellectual property to a third party, you are no longer responsible for the product. This means that you generally cannot be sued for problems related to your IP and that they are not responsible for maintenance costs. Intellectual property transfer is generally more appropriate when you sell your business or leave a field altogether. Attribution agreements for startups are a necessity.