The theme for the 2020 LES Annual Meeting (Oct. 18-20) in Philadelphia, PA is Protecting & Commercializing Future  Technologies -- The Future is Now. Join us for two full days of networking, shared knowledge, best practices, and deal advice you can put in action. Members, register by December 31, 2019 for the special $895 super early bird rate.

LES commends Senator Coons, Representative Stivers and other co-sponsors for reintroducing the bipartisan STRONGER Patents Act of 2019 in the Senate and the House of Representatives.  We commend these members of Congress for their leadership, and for their collaborative spirit in securing co-sponsors from both sides of the aisle in both houses of Congress. Read more

The LES High Tech Sector Royalty Rates & Deal Terms Survey provides access to rare industry-specific data on sector IP licensing royalty rates and deal terms not available from other sources. Read the full announcement here. Get the report here.

LES sent a letter to Undersecretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Andre Iancu supporting the USPTO's 2019 Revised Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance. Learn more…

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Volunteer to join the 2020 Meeting Planning Committee! Contact Eleanor Nelson at to sign up today!

LES 2019 Annual Meeting Slideshow

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LES MONTREAL: Holiday cocktail - Annual Wine Tasting

LES Pittsburgh Chapter: Inaugural Event

LES Toronto: Know How:How To Capture and License It

LES-SV Chapter: "IP Year in Review"


Connect with more than 500 intellectual capital management decision-makers and thought leaders around the world. Join us at the LES 2019 Annual Meeting as a sponsor to promote your company and discover new business opportunities. Learn more
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