Welcome to the LES Los Angeles Chapter

The Los Angeles Chapter is one of over 35 LES Chapters in LES (USA & Canada.) LES Chapters are located throughout USA and Canada in areas with concentrations of LES Members and licensing professionals. The Los Angeles Chapter, under the direction of the Chapter Leadership hold regular meetings where LES Members and outside speakers give presentations on topics relevant to technology transfer and licensing. Register for an upcoming Los Angeles Chapter event or view past events.

New Licensing Business Models Event, November 15, 2013.

EVENT SPEAKERS (from left to right)
Julia Jenks, Vice President, Worldwide Research & Information Analysis, Motion Picture
Association of America

Victoria Farrell, CPA, CFE, CFF, Senior Manager, Green Hasson Janks  
Andrea Belz, Founder, Belz Consulting LLC
Darya Allen-Attar, Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley, and Founder, Broads Circle
Hannah Dvorak-Carbone, Associate Director, Office of Technology Transfer, California
Institute of Technology

Jessica Rousset, Director, Office of Technology Transfer; Co-Director, Southern California
Center for Technology and Innovation in Pediatrics

Sharon Wong, Deputy Director of Patents/Intel Patent Group, Intel Corporation

The Art of the Deal Panel

LES panel at USC@Silicon Beach, September 17, 2013. L to R: Anuraj Goonetilleke, VP Strategy, Warner Bros.; Michael Ritter, SVP Business & Corporate Development, SGN; John W. Gibbons, CEO and cofounder, NeonGrid.com; Todd Katzenstein, Head of Finance, Consumer Products, Dreamworks.

Los Angeles Chapter Leadership


Dr. Andrea Belz
Belz Consulting, LLC
(323) 515-2359


Ilan Haimoff
Green Hasson Janks
10990 Wilshire Boulevard, 16th Floor
Los Angeles, California 90024

Marketing Chair

Bruce Lathrop
Law Office of Bruce D. Lathrop
710 S. Myrtle Avenue, #317
Monrovia, CA 91016
(626) 303-2307

Programming Chair

Pauline Jaturongpanich
Venable LLP
2049 Century Park East, Suite 2100
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: 310.229.9932

Finance Chair

John Peck

2400 E. Katella Ave, Suite 1050
Anaheim, CA 92806
Phone: (949) 852-0000
Fax: (949) 852-0004

 Chapter Coordinator

For information on the LA chapter, please contact:

Michelle Edwards
Belz Consulting, LLC
323-515-BELZ (2359)

Special thanks to the LES Los Angeles Chapter Advisory Board:

 USC Marshall
 Andrea Belz, PhD, MBA

 Copytele, Inc.

 Robert Berman, Chief Executive Officer


Marie-Josee Cantin, VP Business Affairs

California Institute of Technology

Hannah Dvorak-Carbone, Ph.D., Associate Director, Office of Technology Transfer

Warner Bros. Worldwide Television Marketing

Lee Fraser, Executive Director of Finance

Venable LLP
Brett A. Garner, Of Counsel 

Green Hasson Janks

Ilan Haimoff, CPA, CIA, CFE, CFF, Principal, Motion Picture and Television Participation Services


Todd Katzenstein, Head of Finance, Consumer Products

Lathrop Legal
Bruce Lathrop, Licensing and Patent Attorney

Moss Adams
Vincent Leoni, Partner & Head of Royalty Compliance practice

Dr. John W. Peck, Partner

Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP
Billy Robbins, Idea Doctor, Intellectual Property Law

Children's Hospital-Los Angeles
Jessica Rousset, Director of the Office of Technology Transfer

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