Intermediate Licensing Professionals
Masters Class: Principles and Practices
This intensive 3 ½-day course provides a strong foundation in licensing, enabling course attendees to use the language of IP and licensing, apply licensing principles and practices, and develop an intellectual asset management process within their organizations. Taught by world-class licensing experts, this curriculum-based program combines lecture and small group formats to address four major topics: The Basics of IP and Licensing; A Business Framework for Licensing; The Deal; and Living with the Deal. Specific take-aways for course attendees include being able to: identify basic legal and ethical issues; assess needs, opportunities, and risks; and establish strategies for technology transfer, including finding and qualifying prospects, and negotiating and closing deals.
Best Practices in Licensing: Developing, Negotiating & Executing Transactions
This 2-day, interactive course delivers core knowledge and practical guidance on what works and what doesn't when developing, negotiating and executing licensing transactions. Taught by practitioners who draw upon their extensive real-world experiences, this course equips attendees with useful and practical tools that they can immediately apply, including structuring and negotiating transactions component built on practical experience from actual licensing deals. Specific take-aways for the course attendees include being able to: master IP fundamentals; establish material terms of a license agreement; structure financial terms and considerations; leverage arbitration and alternative dispute resolution; manage key issues in multi-national licensing; drive deal negotiations to a close in a positive manner; establish a principled approach; and understand key legal issues and trends to be more effective in your transactions.
Certified Licensing Professional (CLP) Exam Review Course
This one-day review course helps professionals prepare for the CLP exam. Taught by experienced CLP-certified LES members, the emphasis of the course is on the eight CLP domains, the practice exam questions and the participants’ results. The one-day review is followed by a series of six one-hour webinars, each providing another opportunity for participants to review the domains and to ask questions of the LES experts. Of those who have taken this review course and the exam, 80% passed. Earning the CLP credentials establishes credibility among your colleagues, shows that you understand and utilize the latest industry practices, recognizes your experience and qualifications, and demonstrates your commitment to professional development.