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What is a collaboration contract?

Also referred to as a collaboration agreement, a collaboration contract (Collaboration Contract) is an agreement between two (2) or more organisations (or individuals) that want to collaborate to pursue a defined or limited business purpose.  In essence a Collaboration Contract is a species of unincorporated joint venture because the collaborators have to contribute resources and decide on the ownership of the proceeds.  In the technology sector, the main legal issues involve the contribution and licensing of background Intellectual Property (IP), the ownership of the resulting IP and arrangements which apply at the end of the term. [Read more…]

Silicon Beach Brisbane Christmas party 2013

Last night’s Silicon Beach Startup Christmas party was perhaps the best function of the year!  With a purported 280 attendees lending weight to the proposition that Brisbane is arguably Australia’s start-up capital.

The organising committee chose a great venue in the Exchange Hotel.  Seeing the Dundas Lawyers brand the size of a theatre screen in the middle of the Brisbane CBD was a highlight! [Read more…]

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