“University Industry Collaboration Agreements 101”

May 16, 2017Presentation
AUTM Online Professional Development Program Webinar

Special Counsel Julie M. Watson and Dana Rewoldt, Associate Director, Iowa State University, co-taught the fundamentals of basic industry-university collaboration agreements during a webinar hosted by the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM). 

"University Industry Collaboration Agreements 101"

The webinar discussed common perspectives and objectives of each side coming into collaboration arrangements, where they are aligned and where they may not be. Additional topics included the main sections of a typical agreement, key terms used to capture the deal, potential issues created with certain approaches, and the legal underpinnings that motivate certain specific terms. Also addressed was industry-university service agreements and how they may vary.