The CEO of PatentBridge, Mark Holmes, wrote the widely-read treatise on patent licensing entitled Patent Licensing and Selling: Strategy, Negotiation and Forms. Thousands of copies have been purchased and are used by corporations, venture capitalists, inventors, universities and law firms. The publisher, the PLI*, is a non-profit educational institution founded in 1933 and chartered by the Regents of the University of the State of New York.
The following is excerpted from the Institute's website (www.pli.edu):
Patent Licensing and Selling: Strategy, Negotiation, and Forms
Author(s) Mark S. Holmes, CEO, PatentBridge LLC, Menlo Park, California
Number of Volumes: 1
Page Count: 1106 pages
Now in the Second Edition, Patent Licensing and Selling: Strategy, Negotiation & Forms has been completely updated and significantly expanded to include additional strategies for successfully monetizing a patent portfolio.
Updated at least once a year, Patent Licensing and Selling: Strategy • Negotiation • Forms is a vital handbook for patent practitioners, corporate executives, patent officials, and inventors.
2 Grant of License
3 Term and Termination
5 Record Keeping and Reports
6 Prosecution and Maintenance
9 Export Controls
10 Use of Licensor's Names
11 Representations and Warranties
12 Due Diligence
15 Miscellaneous Provisions
16 License Negotiations
17 Strategies for the New Patent Law Frontier
* PatentBridge is not a law firm and does provide legal services or advice.