Commentary

73.5.2 Research contract between sponsoring company and university

BOILERPLATE AND COMMERCIAL CLAUSES vol 4(3)
| Commentary

73.5.2 Research contract between sponsoring company and university

| Commentary

73.5.2 Research contract between sponsoring company and university

Research contracts with universities will often provide for research work to be done by, or under the supervision of, a named academic scientist who will usually be an employee of the university. Sometimes that scientist is referred to in the research contract; and sometimes, but not always, is asked to be a signatory to the research contract. A scientist who is not made a contracting party would (prior to the coming into force of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999) have had no enforceable rights or obligations vis-a-vis the

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