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Strategic Alliances, Collaborations, and Outsourcing

This section provides entrepreneurs with strategies for approaching important collaborations, including outsourcing and marketing agreements. Materials of particular interest to technology and life sciences companies are identified.

Key Contract Provisions for Supply and Manufacturing Agreements (Chapter 26), Emerging Life Sciences Companies Deskbook – Spring 2008 (Morgan Lewis)
This chapter outlines key contract provisions that parties should consider when negotiating and drafting supply and manufacturing agreements.
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Outsourcing in the Pharmaceutical Industry (Chapter 25), Emerging Life Sciences Companies Deskbook – Spring 2008 (Morgan Lewis)
This chapter focuses on companies outsourcing one or more of their noncore business functions to a third-party service provider.
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Pharma-Biotech Collaborations: Optimizing Success, Minimizing Risk, and Maintaining Alignment, Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse Spring Training Series (May 16, 2008)
Morgan Lewis partner Randy Sunberg explores optimizing success, minimizing risk, and maintaining alignment for life sciences companies when collaborating.
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Protective Provisions in Biotech Strategic Alliances (Chapter 22), Emerging Life Sciences Companies Deskbook – Spring 2008 (Morgan Lewis)
This chapter focuses on transactions that are highly individualized, and, as such, can be used creatively by the parties to advance their particular needs and goals.
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Strategies for Preparing and Negotiating a Strategic Alliance with Big Pharma (Chapter 23), Emerging Life Sciences Companies Deskbook – Spring 2008 (Morgan Lewis)
This chapter focuses on some of the more heavily negotiated provisions of strategic alliance agreements, illustrating some of the considerations you may find useful in developing a strategy for the preparation and negotiation of license agreements, development and marketing agreements, marketing or distribution agreements, co-promotion agreements, and even joint ventures.
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