LES Deals of Distinction Award
The LES Deals of Distinction Award is an annual industry sector award program. Each of the LES (U.S.A. & Canada) industry sector committees has the opportunity to nominate companies that have completed the most deserving deal from within their field in the past year.

The deadline for nominations for the 2018 LES Deals of Distinction Award is: June 11, 2018

Please submit your nominations online here.

Frank Barnes Mentor Award
The Frank Barnes Award was established in 2000 by a group of LES members to memorialize Frank Barnes' vast contributions to the field of licensing through mentorship. Each year at the LES Annual Meeting, the Frank Barnes Award is presented to an LES member who has dedicated considerable time and energy to mentoring fellow licensing professionals.

The deadline for nominations for the 2018 Frank Barnes Mentor Award is: July 15, 2018

Please submit your nominations online here.
LES University North

SEPTEMBER 24-28, 2018 | Chicago, Illinois

LES University-South will be held from September 24-28, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. Your registration includes daily continental breakfasts, lunches, and evening networking receptions. Save up to $100 through September 1.

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Annual Meeting
OCTOBER 14-17, 2018 | Boston, Massachusetts

Join us as a speaker or attendee! Get the lowest possible rate by registering and booking your hotel today. Super early bird rates end after Wednesday, January 31.

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LES 2019 Annual Meeting
OCTOBER 20-23, 2019 | Phoenix, Arizona

Save the date to join us at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona

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LES RTP: Empowering University Technology Commercialization Through Venture and Angel Funding Orgs

LES DC event: The U.S. Patent System: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

LES Vancouver Chapter Event: Evolving Deal Terms: Recent Trends & How Far You Can Go

LES-SVC Presents: "$17M for a Patent “Franchise”? - IPRs and “Oil States” Impact on Patent Owners"


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