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2018 LES University - South (Houston, TX)

3/20/2018 to 3/23/2018
When: March 20 - 23, 2018
Where: Bracewell LLP
711 Louisiana St., Ste. 2300
Houston, Texas  77002
United States
Contact: (703) 234-4088

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LES University - South 

Take your career to the next level with LES University – hands-on, interactive, and cutting- edge education programs taught by distinguished professionals.


March 20 - 23, 2018


Bracewell LLP
711 Louisiana St., Ste. 2300
Houston, TX 77002


Choose from the following courses designed to fit your interests and skill level. Please review the course descriptions. 

March 20, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (followed by reception) 
March 21, 2018 | 8 am - 5:00 pm (followed by reception) 
March 22, 2018 | 8 am - 5:00 pm (followed by reception) 
March 23, 2018 | 8 am - 1:00 pm 

Registration includes

Continental breakfast 7:30 am - 8:00 am, Wednesday through Friday, March 21 - 23. 
Lunch Tuesday through Friday, March 20 - 23
Networking Reception each evening Tuesday through Friday, March 20 - 23


Students, faculty and University employees can take advantage of our 50 percent off "University Rate” using promo code HOU18

Business Development for IP Licensing  
  Non Member
 Early (through 3/2)  $1,195.00   $1,495.00
 Regular  $1,295.00   $1,595.00    

As a service to our participants from the legal profession, LES will provide assistance in securing CLE credit for qualifying LES programs and activities. All qualifying sessions have been submitted to the jurisdictions listed below for CLE approval, however, we anticipate many jurisdictions will not provide final approval until after LES University.

LES is an approved provider in the Pennsylvania and California and has applied for credit in the following states:

Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Missouri New Hampshire, New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

LES will apply in additional jurisdictions upon request.

Certificates of Attendance will be provided via email to attorneys who: 1) sign the official record of attendance form for each session attended; 2) complete the CLE request form emailed following LES University.



A block of rooms has been set aside for LESU South attendees at both the Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites Houston Downtown.  Both properties include a hot, complimentary breakfast each morning as well as complimentary wi-fi.  In addition, Homewood guests will enjoy a complimentary social hour featuring beer, wine, beverages and a light dinner Monday-Thursday from 5PM-7PM.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown - $159/night
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Homewood Suites Houston Downtown - $179/night
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LES (USA & Canada) does not have an official host hotel for this event. However, we also recommend the following hotels, which are close to Bracewell.Current rates listed are as of January 2, 2018 and are subject to change.

Le Meridian Houston - $226/ni

Aloft Houston downtown 
- $208/ni

JW Marriott Houston downtown 
- $339/ni

Club Quarters Hotel, Houston 
- $164/ni

Hyatt Regency Houston 
- $259 /ni
Magnolia Hotel, Houston 
- $206 /ni


All registration cancellation and refund requests must be made in writing no later than 30 days from the start of the education session.  A refund of all fees, minus a $150 administration fee, will be given for cancellations received by February 18, 2018.  No refunds will be granted for requests postmarked after 30 days out from the start of the education session.

Submit all requests to LES Education Registration via email at education@les.org.  LES regrets that refunds will not be given for no-shows.  All requests for exceptions to the cancellation/refund policy must be submitted in writing by the registrant with appropriate documentation no later than 30 days prior to the start of the session.  After that time, no refund considerations will be made.

A transfer of your full registration to another individual is permitted prior to the conference by submitting written request to education@les.org. Onsite transfers must be accompanied by proof of the original confirmation letter. The individual submitting the transfer request is responsible for all financial obligations (any balance due) associated with that substitution. Funds from this program cannot be transferred to another education session without prior management approval.


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