Master Alliance Provisions Guide (MAPGuide)

IMI 2 Model Grant Agreement

  • IP ownership & licensing | Use of background IP

§25.1: Exercise of Access Rights to Background

Access right” means rights to use results or background under the terms and conditions laid down in this Agreement. Unless agreed otherwise, access rights do not include the right to sub-license. However, any legal entity that enjoys access rights in order to complete the action or for research use may authorize another legal entity to exercise those rights on its behalf, provided that the following conditions are fulfilled: (a) the legal entity that enjoys access rights is liable for the acts of the other legal entity as if those acts had been performed by this former legal entity; (b) access rights granted to the other legal entity do not include the right to sub-license.

To exercise access right, this must first be requested in writing.