Standard documents

This is a list of all standard documents published by PLC. All standard documents have links to related drafting notes and are regularly updated by PLC editors.

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Evaluation and Option Agreement for a Patent License
Patent and Know-How License Agreement (Pro-Licensor)
Patent recordal licence: short form
Assignment of patents (pro-assignor)
Intellectual Property Security Agreement (Short-form)
Release of Patent Security Interest (Short-form)
Material Transfer Agreement (Pro-Provider)
Sponsored Research Agreement (Pro-Sponsoring Party)
Petition for Inter Partes Review
Patent Litigation: Patent Settlement Agreement and Release (Pro-Patent Owner)
Patent Litigation: Joint Defense and Common Interest Agreement (Accused Infringers)
Confidentiality letter agreement (patents)
Assignment of intellectual property rights (pro-assignee)
Patent and know-how licence agreement
Patent Assignment Agreement (Short-Form)
Patent Litigation: Response to Patent Notice Letter
Unsolicited Idea Submission Policy (Prohibitive)
Pharmaceutical patent and know-how licence agreement
Employee Confidentiality and Proprietary Rights Agreement
Software Acquisition and Grant-Back License Agreement (Pro-Buyer)
Intra-group assignment of intellectual property rights
Joint Development Agreement
Mortgage of patents
Assignment of intellectual property rights (pro-assignor)
Assignment of patents (pro-assignee)
Corporate Patent Policy
Patent Acquisition Agreement
Letter of claim (patent infringement)
Patent Notice (Cease and Desist) Letter
Patent Litigation: Patent Settlement Agreement and Release (Pro-Accused Infringer)
Covenant Not to Sue (Pro-patent-owner)
Unsolicited Idea Submission Response Letter Agreement
Intellectual Property Assignment Agreement (Short-Form)
Release of Intellectual Property Security Interest (Short-form)
Patent License Agreement (Pro-Licensee)
Patent Basics: Presentation Materials
Patent Owner's Preliminary Response to Petition for Inter Partes Review
Freedom-to-Operate (Non-Infringement) Opinion Letter
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