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Licensing Executives Society (U.S.A. and Canada) Launches "LES 2020," a New Strategic Initiative to Empower its Members to "Get Smart, Get Known, and Get Ahead"

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WASHINGTON, August 2014 – The Board of Trustees of the Licensing Executives Society (U.S.A. and Canada), Inc. (LES) is launching "LES 2020," a new strategic initiative aimed at enhancing the Society's role as the premier association for today's innovation deal makers.

Following a 2-day intensive review of the current IP and business development landscape, the LES Board established three task forces to design plans for a new organization within 5 years by focusing on:

  • LES Membership Size/Structure – growing the organization to 8,000 members or more, engaging leaders from a wide range of industry sectors;
  • Role/Services/Resources – how LES will deliver value for a wider audience of professionals involved in innovation deal making;
  • Leadership Roles & Responsibilities – changes to LES governance and mission that will provide strategic continuity and direction for the future.

These initiatives will enhance LES's position as a thought leader on intellectual property public policy, as well as the premier source for best practices, content, and innovation business solutions. By 2020, LES will create a dynamic worldwide virtual community of experts in business development and intellectual asset management.
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