Welcome to the LES Wisconsin Chapter

The Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin Chapter event or view past events.

Wisconsin Chapter Leadership


Ada Nielsen
Chief Executive Officer
Foodexus LLC
1060 West Bradley Road
River Hills, WI 53217
Phone: (312) 953-1083
Fax: (414) 755-0712

Education Chair

Jessica M. Silvaggi, Ph.D.
Licensing Manager
UWM Research Foundation, Inc.
1440 East North Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: 414-906-4654
Cell: 508-769-5171

Past Chair

Nicole Renouard
Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C.
555 East Wells Street
Suite 1900
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: (414) 978-5533
Fax: (414) 223-5000
Email: nrenouard@whdlaw.com