For information produced by either party, before or outside the scope of the agreement, it may be useful to use terms that are usually found in a confidentiality or confidentiality agreement. Like any confidentiality agreement, those clauses should set a time limit within which the information must be treated confidentially. As a general rule, these periods are between two and five years after the end of the cooperation or from the date on which the information is generated. If the parties have a previously signed confidentiality or confidentiality agreement, this document may simply be referenced in the collaborative research agreement or the cooperative research agreement may indicate that it replaces the confidentiality agreement. In a front-line country, the rules for determining real inventiveness are different. As in a first-to-Erfand country, ownership follows inventiveness. The first filing is therefore listed as an inventor and as an owner. Article 3(a)(2) should be separated from the agreement and described in specific annexes, etc. Granting an option is usually very useful, as it is very difficult to predict which IP/TP will be generated. In addition, it is difficult to predict the value of such a new IP/TP.
Therefore, agreements that directly grant a license and fully constitute the terms of the certificate can lead to a gross miscalculation of the value of new IPs/TPs, either undervalued or overvalued.. . . .