Around the World with LES – April 2014

On April 26, LES joins WIPO to officially recognize World IP Day. In honor of the day, LES Chapters will be hosting coordinated events throughout the month of April aimed at connecting IP, licensing and business professionals, as well as entrepreneurially-minded students, across the globe in an effort to move innovation forward. This year, LES has expanded its ‘Around the World with LES’ (ATW) celebration to encompass not only WIPO’s World IP Day observance on April 26th, but a full month of events around the globe.
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The Clear Decision In Uniloc Needs Clarification

By Drew E. Voth, Alvarez & Marsal Valuation Services, LLC and 
Kathleen Petrich, Graham & Dunn PC

Orignially published in les Nouvelles, March 2013

Much has been written about the Federal Circuit Court of Appeal's ("CAFC") decision in the Uniloc case eviscerating the 25% Rule, but relatively little about the equally eyebrow-raising decision relating to the Entire Market Value Rule.
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Upcoming Events

LES Survey Winners

LES Member Survey Winners

Congratulations to David Legg with ConocoPhillips and Tom McGinn at Microdermis, who were selected as the winners in the recent LES Member Survey prize drawing. Thanks to nearly 200 members who provided their feedback on the value of LES membership programs and services. This information will help the LES Board of Trustees evaluate and prioritize future LES member programs and services.

LES 2014 Mid-Year Meeting Receives Strong Reviews on Broadway – Evaluation Survey Drawing Winner

With over 300 attendees assembled for two and half days of customized education and networking opportunities, the 2014 Mid Year Meeting was a hit.  Congratulations to Richard Gering with Eisner Amper, the winner of the Mid Year Meeting Evaluation Survey drawing.  Thanks to everyone who provided feedback to help improve the design and programming for future LES meetings, including the 2014 Annual Meeting, October 5-8 in San Francisco,