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Public Policy Statements
Tuesday, April 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
LES (USA & Canada) Applauds Introduction of STRONGER Patents Act »
April 17, 2018 U.S. Representative Steven E. Stivers 1022 Longworth House Office Building Washington, DC 20515...
Monday, August 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statement on the Nomination of Andrei Iancu as Director, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office »
On Friday, August 25, 2017  Andrei Iancu was nominated as director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)...
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...
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Federal Circuit Takes a Swipe at Baseless Patent Litigation »
Easing Burden for Recovering Fees Shows Court's Willingness to Address Litigation Abuse By Brian O'Shaughnessy Th...
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
LES Opposes the Passage of H.R. 3309 »
December 3, 2013 Speaker John A. Boehner H-232 The Capi...
Thursday, September 19, 2013
LES (USA & Canada) Letter Opposing Recent Legislative Proposals to Expand the America Invents Act »
September 19, 2013 The Honorable Patrick Leahy Chairman, Committee on th...
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
RESOLUTION OF THE LICENSING EXECUTIVES SOCIETY (USA & CANADA), INC. RELATING TO THE “SHIELD ACT” »
RESOLVED – That the Licensing Executives Society (USA & Canada), Inc. (“LES”) opposes the SHIELD Act in its current...
Thursday, September 15, 2011
Healthcare Reform Could Make the Patient Sicker »
By Brian P. O’Shaughnessy Much of our national attention is now focused on health care reform. As the bill lumbers t...
Thursday, September 15, 2011
LES (USA & Canada) Commentary on S 27 »
The Licensing Executives Society (USA & Canada), Inc. (LES US/C) is a professional society devoted to bringing the fru...
Thursday, September 15, 2011
LES Responds to Column in Wall Street Journal »
In Why Technologists Want Fewer Patents , (op-ed, WSJ, June 15), Gordon Crovitz distorts the form and function of our pat...
Thursday, September 15, 2011
LES Letter in Support of Funding for USPTO Senate »
The Licensing Executives Society (USA & Canada), Inc. (LES US/C) gratefully acknowledges your efforts to ensure adequa...
Thursday, September 15, 2011
LES Letter of Support of Funding for USPTO House »
The Licensing Executives Society (USA & Canada), Inc. (LES US/C) gratefully acknowledges your efforts to ensure adeq...
Thursday, September 15, 2011
LES Letter of Support of Funding for USPTO House »
The Licensing Executives Society (USA & Canada), Inc. (LES US/C) gratefully acknowledges your efforts to ensure adeq...
Thursday, September 15, 2011
LES (USA & Canada) Letter to US House of Representatives »
The Licensing Executives Society (USA & Canada), Inc. (LES US/C) gratefully acknowledge lettertohouserep.pdf s your e...
Thursday, September 8, 2011
LES (USA & Canada) Letter in Support of Coburn Amendment »
The Licensing Executives Society (USA & Canada), Inc. (LES USA Canada) is a professional society devoted to bringing...
Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Licensing Executives Society (USA & Canada) Position on Health Care Overhaul Adopted »
WASHINGTON D.C., March 31, 2010 – The Licensing Executives Society (USA and Canada), Inc. has announced that a provision o...
Friday, May 15, 2009
LES (USA & Canada) Comments to FTC - May 15, 2009 »
Read LES (USA & Canada) comments on the FTC's Hearings regarding the Evolving Intellectual Property Marketplace. 73 Fe...
Saturday, February 28, 2009
Recommendations for Promoting Innovation from LES (USA & Canada) - February 28, 2009 »
Read the letter sent to President Obama requesting his support for intellectual property initiatives here .

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