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Licensing Office Structure and Management
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The functions of the Licensing Office Structure and Management Committee are to promote discussion among and education of LES members regarding the structure, operation and management of a licensing organization within a corporation, university, institution, or governmental entity, addressing such considerations as:

  • whether to have a separate licensing organization
  • the scope of the activities of the licensing organization
  • the role of the licensing organization in the company or institution
  • conflicts with other parts of the company or institution and their solutions
  • understanding differences in the licensing organization among various industries and institutions and exchanging experiences
  • whether the licensing organization should be a profit center
  • systems, software and procedures used for the operation and manage licensing opportunities and license agreements, including license and royalty audits
  • compensation of licensing professionals
  • benchmarking the organizations and practices of leading companies and institutions