Experienced Licensing Professionals
Players, applications, assets, investment, strategies and future direction: these are key touch points of competitive probing. This is an intensive, hands-on competitive intelligence methodology in which scoping and proposing relevant projects, current on-line information services, patent information sources, and the use of an available advanced search tool will be presented. Participants will learn useful tools and techniques for developing meaningful projects, information, and analysis which will result in relevant recommendations for business action.
Strategic Licensing: Advanced Skills & Tools
This intensive 4-day course focuses on strategic licensing in the broader context of business development and company-wide intellectual asset management. It provides advanced skills and tools for the experienced licensing professional. Taught by world-class licensing experts in both lecture and small group formats, the course builds upon the Masters’ Class curriculum and covers six major topics: Legal Issues; Licensing Issues; Intellectual Asset (IA) Strategy; Valuation; Negotiation; and Ethics. Specific take-aways for course attendees include being able to: identify due diligence legal issues in licensing transactions; analyze difficult agreement provisions; recognize an IA strategy that is both actionable and aligned with corporate strategy; interpret competitive data; recognize assumptions and interpret an independent valuation report; and conduct principled negotiations and apply ethical principles to the opportunities.
Are you interested in teaching the IP & Licensing Basics: A One-Day Review(formerly PDS 100) for your Local Chapter or at LES Meetings? Now is your chance. LES (USA & Canada) is currently recruiting instructors. To be eligible, you will need to take the IP & Licensing Basics: A One-Day Reviewand attend the half day Train-the-Trainer (TTT) workshop.Those who sign up to attend the 1.5 days of training (IP & Licensing Basics: A One-Day Review + TTT) will be able to participate for free in both programs. Following your training, you will have access to course materials, coaching, & local chapter resources to get you started.