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San Diego Chapter

Welcome to the LES San Diego Chapter

Licensing is a key strategy of many of San Diego’s technology-based companies. As one of the world’s most important technology centers, San Diego’s life sciences and high tech clusters gather talent from industry, universities, research institutes and the service professions all seeking highly informative educational opportunities on different aspects of licensing. The LES San Diego Chapter, following the mission of LES, holds monthly meetings where expert speakers address licensing related issues relevant to all industries. The meetings also emphasize networking, the other LES mission. Our Chapter holds one or two social events each year.

The meetings are open to both LES Members and non members. Presentations are posted on the San Diego Chapter's home page, and contact information is provided for those willing to participate in the exchange following each meeting. Most sessions qualify for one hour of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit for attorneys.

LES membership provides you a reduced rate for local meeting registration as well as substantial discounts on registration for the LES Spring and Annual Meetings. Join LES now. It’s a great deal and a wonderful organization. We hope to see you soon at an upcoming San Diego Chapter meeting!

Sponsorship opportunities:

LES San Diego offers sponsorships on a per meeting basis. The sponsorship package includes exposure on the LES San Diego website, multiple tags on our e-mail blast announcements and prominent displays at the event.

Group Feed
Jeffrey Richardson, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP joined the group Chapters: San Diego.
Posted Monday, September 11, 2017
Stephane Shu Kin So, Zoetis joined the group Chapters: San Diego.
Posted Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Paul E. Burns, Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP joined the group Chapters: San Diego.
Posted Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Philip J. Fries Jr., QUALCOMM Incorporated registered for the event San Diego Chapter 2016 Holiday Party.
Posted Tuesday, December 13, 2016
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Recently Updated Profiles
Edgardo Baracchini Ph.D. M.B.A., Xencor, Inc., Julie Eason, University of California, San Diego, Steve T. Chinowsky, Latham & Watkins LLP, Ross A. Epstein, CKR Law LLP, Michelle A. Booden PhD, Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Upcoming Events
Advanced Negotiation Skills Workshop
Saturday, October 21, 2017
LES 2017 Annual Meeting
Sunday, October 22, 2017
IAM Strategy
Sunday, October 22, 2017
Ethics in Licensing
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Webinar Wednesday HTS & S.V. Chapter: Opps.& challenges of licensing programs in operating companies
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Chair
Johnny F. Manriquez, Troutman Sanders LLP
Education Chair
Vasu K. Pestonjamasp Ph.D. MBA
Program Chair
Rich Christiansen, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, LLP
Sponsorship Chair
Benjamin Anger, Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP