Seminar program on Development & Trends in Technology Licensing

Date and Time: 16 December 2014 1.00-5.00 PM

Place: Swissotel Le Concorde, Bangkok


  • Mr. Posit Laohaphan
    Partner, Hong Kong- Head of Thailand Practice and Co-chair of our Global Financial Institutions Group
  • Mr. Luke Grubb
    Partner, Singapore-Latham & Watkins LLP
  • Sally Murphy
    Associate, Singapore-Associate of Latham & Watkins

Program Agenda

13.00 – 13.30 Registration. Sign up Payment & Reciept Sign-up; Parking Stamp; Photographer
13.00 – 13.30 Host Greeting Inform Topics Schedule Introduce LAT President for Welcoming Speech
13.20 – 13.30 Welcoming Speech by Dr. Chettanachan Present of LAT and Director of Corporate Technology Office, SCG
Introduce speakers
Posit Laohaphan, Partner (Hong Kong)
Luke Grubb, Partner (Singapore)
Sally Murphy, Associate (Singapore)
13.30 – 15.00 Session I : Structuring and Negotiating Technology Licensing Transactions – a practical session setting out some tips on how to handle the “legal and commercial” side of technology licensing transactions.


  • Heads of Terms
  • Contract Formation and Terms
  • Issues in Technology Licensing
  • Negotiation tips and tricks
  • Complexities of compliance, including data privacy issues
15.00 – 15.15 Coffee Break
15.15 – 16.45 Session II : Case Studies – a closer exam ination of selected Technology and content licensing case studies across several industries focusing on:

  • How the transactions were structured and executed
  • Key challenges (and eventual solutions) from a legal and commercial perspective
  • Lessons learnt from each case study
  • What does success look like?
  • Market trends for similar transactions
16.45 – 17.00 Q&A Closing – Thank you speakers (handling gifts)
Briefly talk about next year activitiesLAT 2015 Activities Plan
– 3 Networking events:
– Two seminars which will be in collaboration with other associations (in Q1)
– LAT Annual Conference in Sep 15 targeting world renowned speakers/professionals and international audience (in Q4)
– Launch monthly articles (licensing related) on LAT websites