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.


Instructors Andrea Belz and Jeff Whittle teach IP Basics at USC, January 23, 2014.

New Licensing Business Models Event, November 15, 2013.  L to R: Julia Jenks, Vice President, Worldwide Research & Information Analysis, Motion Picture Association of America; Victoria Farrell, Andrea Belz, 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.

Tech Scout Workshop
   
 
Speaker Mark Bunger
 
Speaker Mark Randall

Los Angeles Chapter Leadership


Chair

Dr. Andrea Belz
Belz Consulting, LLC
University of Southern California
(323) 515-2359
andrea@belzconsulting.com

Vice-Chair

Ilan Haimoff
Partner
Green Hasson Janks
10990 Wilshire Boulevard, 16th Floor
Los Angeles, California 90024
ihaimoff@greenhassonjanks.com

Finance Chair

John Peck
Partner
KPPB LLP

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

Programming Chair

Pauline Jaturongpanich
Associate
Venable LLP
2049 Century Park East, Suite 2100
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: 310.229.9932
pjaturongpanich@Venable.com

Chapter Coordinator

For information on the LA chapter, please contact:

Jeff Summers
Belz Consulting, LLC
323-515-BELZ (2359)
www.belzconsulting.com


Special thanks to the LES Los Angeles Chapter Advisory Board:

 USC Marshall
 Andrea Belz, PhD, MBA

 ITUS

 Robert Berman, Chief Executive Officer

Technicolor 

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

Dreamworks

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

KPPB
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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