The Licensing Achievement Award is the most prestigious form of recognition that an organization can receive from the Licensing Executives Society (LES).

The award was established to acknowledge organizations that have made an outstanding contribution to licensing or other technology transfer activity. All types of licensing and technology transfer subject matter are considered. The selection criteria include:

  • contribution to the progress or recognition of licensing as a business activity
  • long-term licensing success
  • innovative licensing programs
  • distinguished licensing success as compared to peers

The Licensing Achievement Award is extraordinary and is granted occasionally to a deserving candidate, as determined solely by the Trustees of the Society.

Past Recipients

2009 3Com
2007 The Procter & Gamble Company
2005 InterDigital Communications Corporation
2004 Genentech
2003 United States Department of Energy
2002 IBM Corporation
2000 Pfizer
1999 Stanford University

Nominations for the Licensing Achievement Award are welcome from any LES member. The information provided should be as complete and comprehensive as possible to support the nomination in view of the criteria.

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