Posts Tagged ‘Intellectual Property’

A licensing agreement is generally a contract between an intellectual property owner (licensor) and another (licensee) desiring to use the rights owned by the intellectual property owner in exchange for a payment, or other form of consideration.  An intellectual property license is just one potential avenue for an intellectual property owner to profit from their intellectual property rights. Many different forms of intellectual property can be licensed, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and technology licensing agreements. Additionally, different forms of intellectual property can be licensed within the same agreement. Due to the complex business and commercial considerations that typically accompany the licensing of intellectual property, the respective binding licensing agreements are rarely simplistic contracts. In fact, most licensing agreements include a plethora of terms, factors, and limitations that must be carefully considered when drafting or entering into an agreement.

WM Attorneys Who Practice Licensing

March 25, 2015
Contact: Mark Malek
Tel. 321-255-2332



Widerman Malek, PL is pleased to announce that Kelly G. Swartz of Ingenuity Law has joined the firm as a Patent Attorney. Swartz, a member of the Florida bar, graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in engineering and then graduated from Barry University School of Law.

Kelly practices in the areas of intellectual property, including patents, trademarks, copyright, and trade secrets. She is a patent attorney registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. She joins WM’s commitment by giving back to her community as a member of the Junior League of South Brevard and a Justice Teaching volunteer which makes her a perfect fit for the Widerman Malek team.

While working for GE Harris Railway Electronics she was an inventor of U.S. Patent 6,896,339. When Ms. Swartz is away from the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.

Widerman Malek, PL maintains offices in Melbourne FL, Evansville IN, and in the Washington DC area. The firm practices in intellectual property, commercial litigation, land use, real estate, corporate formation, asset protection, estate planning, government contracts and construction law. For more information about the firm, please visit