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Wednesday, July 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Damages Expert May Compute Reasonable Royalty on Infringing Product without Apportioning the... »
Damages Expert May Compute Reasonable Royalty on Infringing Product without Apportioning the Value between Patented and...
Tuesday, July 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Activity in a State Prior to a Patent Grant Does Not Create Jurisdiction for an Infringement Suit... »
Activity in a State Prior to a Patent Grant Does Not Create Jurisdiction for an Infringement Suit in That State  ...
Thursday, March 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CLP April Exam Window Extension »
CLP Extends April Testing Window to May 15 Certified Licensing Professionals (CLP) has extended the April testing windo...
Tuesday, February 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Announcing the Launch of the LES Iowa Chapter »
LES is pleased to announce the creation of a new chapter:  LES Iowa.  At the LES Board of Directors Meeting on F...
Tuesday, December 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Group Profile Message Updates to LES Members »
LES has been experiencing technical difficulties that resulted in members receiving multiple messages notifying you of a m...

LES in the News
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Sunday, October 5, 2014
LES (USA & Canada): fostering economic efficiency through licensing »
Brian O'Shaughnessy of LES (USA & Canada) highlights the increasing importance of intellectual property transfer to ma...
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Innovation Bill Could Diminish Value of IP, Warns LES Vice President »
Download the pdf version of the article here US legislative action against so-called 'trolling' could have negative co...
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Patent trolls: a bridge too far? »
Call them what you like, but they do make for good reading. IPPro investigates the accusations and initiatives being level...
Monday, September 23, 2013
Myriad GC pooh-poohs importance of high court IP ruling »
The general counsel of Myriad Genetics Inc. on Monday downplayed the significance of the U.S. Supreme Court’s June ruling...

Press Releases
Wednesday, May 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
LES Nominates Mr. Robert Held, President-Elect, 2018 »
The Licensing Executives Society (U.S.A. and Canada), Inc. Nominates Mr. Robert Held, President-Elect, 2018 Wednesday...
Friday, May 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
LES 2017 Spring Meeting »
Intellectual Property Business Executives to Gather in Washington, D.C. Next Week for the LES 2017 Spring Meeting...
Tuesday, January 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
LES (U.S.A. and Canada), Inc. Files Amicus Brief in Impression Products, Inc. v. Lexmark Intl, Inc. »
WASHINGTON, January 31, 2017  -  On Tuesday, January 24, 2017, the Licensing Executives Society (USA & C...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
LES (U.S.A. and Canada) Urges Trump Administration to Revive Intellectual Property Protection »
WASHINGTON, January 17, 2017 - On January 13, 2017 in a letter to the incoming Trump Administration, The Licensing Execut...
Monday, January 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
LES (U.S.A. & Canada), Inc. Signs Alliance Agreement with AutoHarvest Foundation »
RESTON, VA, January 9, 2017-  The Licensing Executives Society, USA & Canada (LES) is proud to announce that it...

Public Policy Statements
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Appointment of Undersecretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property »
June 13, 2017 Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. Secretary of Commerce U.S. Department of Commerce 1401 Constitution Avenue,...
Thursday, August 6, 2015
LES has sent Congress a position letters expressing concern with H.R. 9 (The Innovation Act) »
August 6, 2015 Speaker John A. Boehner H-232 The Capitol Washington, DC 20515 Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi...
Thursday, August 6, 2015
LES has sent Congress position letter expressing concerns with S. 1137 (The PATENT Act) »
August 6, 2015 Senator Mitch McConnell 317 Russell Senate Office Building 2 Constitution Ave NE Washington, D...
Monday, June 22, 2015
LES (USA & Canada) Files Amicus Brief on Patent Exhaustion Doctrine »
The Licensing Executives Society of USA and Canada (LES) Responds to Request to File Amicus Brief in Lexmark Internation...
Friday, May 30, 2014
Proposed Reform Aimed at Patent Trolls Tabled for Now »
LES (USA & Canada) Public Policy Update After passage of a House bill aimed at curbing abusive patent litigation t...

Featured Articles
Monday, August 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Court Sanctions Patent Owner for Dismissing Suit to Avoid Ruling on Patent Invalidity »
Court Sanctions Patent Owner for Dismissing Suit to Avoid Ruling on Patent Invalidity By John Paul , Brian Kace...
Tuesday, August 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Demonstrating that Patented Features are “A Driver” of Consumer Demand May Be Sufficient to... »
Demonstrating that Patented Features are “A Driver” of Consumer Demand May Be Sufficient to Obtain a Permanent Injunction...
Tuesday, August 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Standing to Sue for Patent Infringement is Not Affected by an Agreement to Transfer All Proceeds... »
Standing to Sue for Patent Infringement is Not Affected by an Agreement to Transfer All Proceeds from Patent Litigation...
Tuesday, July 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Help Congress Make Better Decisions on IP and Licensing Issues... »
Help Congress Make Better Decisions on IP and Licensing Issues, Help Build the Congressional Inventions Caucus  ...
Tuesday, July 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
US Federal Circuit Upholds Dismissal for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction Over Licensor... »
US Federal Circuit Upholds Dismissal for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction over Licensor That Sent Cease-and-Desist Letters in...

LES Viewpoints
Tuesday, May 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2016 Global Life Sciences Royalty Rates and Deal Terms Survey Report »
Results Offer Exclusive Insights On Deals In The Life Sciences Valuable benchmarks for royalty rates and deal terms a...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
LES 2017 Spring Meeting: »
Washington Attendees Debate IP Policy In Legal, Life Sciences And Automotive Sectors By Carla J. Blackman Washi...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
LES Celebrates World IP Day in April! »
LES Chapters held events throughout April to recognize and celebrate World IP Day with colleagues. Events ranged from pa...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women in Licensing 2017 Survey Executive Summary and Results »
By Soody Tronson, Women in Licensing Committee Chair Nearly 45 enthusiastic attendees came together the 2016 An...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Look at the Certified Licensing Professional (CLP) Community »
By Cynthia Allen The Certified Licensing Professional (CLP) program is a professional designation intended to dist...