Public sector research institutions in the developing world are increasingly seeking to utilize the tools of intellectual property ownership and technology transfer to bolster endogenous innovation capacity, promote regional economic development, and achieve humanitarian objectives. PIPRA has worked with national governmental agencies, universities, and private sector enterprises engaged in public-private partnerships in multiple countries to develop institutional policies for effective IP management and technology transfer.
For more than 10 years, PIPRA has provided support for the negotiation and execution of multiple types of contracts to advance our mission of transferring cutting edge technologies in the agricultural, health, water, and energy sectors so that they will have the greatest social impact possible. We have provided support for the formation of contractual agreements through both in-house expertise and by mobilizing our network of pro bono attorneys. PIPRA has experience in multiple types of contracts, including: