New York City

Welcome to the LES New York City Chapter

The LES NYC 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 New York 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 New York Chapter event or view past events.

New York City Chapter Leadership


Ms. Barbara A. Sawitsky, CLP
New York Blood Center & L.F.K. Research Institute

Director Office of Patents & Licensing
310 East 67 Street
New York, NY 10065
Phone: (212) 570-3215


Dr. Christine T. Fischette, Ph.D.
Griffin Securities, Inc.
17 State Street
New York, NY  10004
Phone: (973) 978-0671


Mr. Arnold N. Burstein
Executive Vice President
BioClara Group,LLC

75 Varick Street
New York, NY 10013
Phone: (212) 822-6638
Fax: (212) 741-0655

Education Chair

Mr. David A. Kalow
Counselor and Attorney at Law: IP Strategy
833 Broadway
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10003
Phone: (917) 306-6708


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