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Thursday, January 17, 2019
Letter from the President and Chair »
Dear Members:   Happy New Year! I hope that you had an enjoyable holiday season with family and frien...
Thursday, March 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CLP April Exam Window Extension »
CLP Extends April Testing Window to May 15 Certified Licensing Professionals (CLP) has extended the April testing windo...
Tuesday, February 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Announcing the Launch of the LES Iowa Chapter »
LES is pleased to announce the creation of a new chapter:  LES Iowa.  At the LES Board of Directors Meeting on F...
Tuesday, December 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Group Profile Message Updates to LES Members »
LES has been experiencing technical difficulties that resulted in members receiving multiple messages notifying you of a m...
Tuesday, November 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
LES to Appear at Bayh-Dole Briefing on Capitol Hill »
The Licensing Executives Society (USA and Canada), Inc. (LES) will appear in a Capitol Hill briefing addressing the import...

LES in the News
Wednesday, March 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IPR Tax, Alice Shock, and the Dynamics of the Licensing Market as Reflected by the LES HT RR Survey »
IP WatchDog , IPR Tax, Alice Shock, and the Dynamics of the Licensing Market as Reflected by the LES High-Tech...
Wednesday, March 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
LES Unveils Results of Groundbreaking High Tech Sector Royalty Rates & Deal Terms Survey »
Associated Press , Licensing Executives Society Unveils Results of Groundbreaking High Tech Sector Royalty Rates & Deal Te...
Tuesday, January 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New LES IP Standards Offer Certainty This Year »
An interview by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine with Bob Held and Bill Elkington. http://www.managingip.com/A...
Tuesday, November 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Past and President »
An interview by IPPro with Bob Held and Bill Elkington.  http://www.ipprotheinternet.com/ipprotheinternet/IPPro_...
Tuesday, October 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
LES Creates FRAND Licensing Standard Committee »
Published in IPPro Patents , Oct. 2018 The Licensing Executives Society (LES) has created a new fair, reasonable and no...

Press Releases
Tuesday, March 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
LES Unveils Results of Groundbreaking High Tech Sector Royalty Rates & Deal Terms Survey »
Licensing Executives Society Unveils Results of Groundbreaking High Tech Sector Royalty Rates & Deal Terms Survey...
Tuesday, October 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
LES Issues Statement Commending the USPTO's Andrei Iancu for his Leadership »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kelli Baxter, Deputy Executive Director, COO 703-234-4088 | kbaxter@les.org...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Licensing Executives Society (U.S.A. and Canada) Welcomes Newly-Elected 2018-19 Board Members »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kelli Baxter, Deputy Executive Director, COO 703-234-4088 | kbaxter@les.org...
Friday, October 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
LES Launches New FRAND Licensing Standard Committee »
Contact: Kelli Baxter, Deputy Executive Director, COO 703-234-4088 | kbaxter@les.org Licensing Execut...
Thursday, October 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
LES Proposes New Way For Boards To Oversee Material Intangible Assets Currently Ignored »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kelli Baxter, Deputy Executive Director, COO 703-234-4088 | kbaxter@les.org Ni...

Public Policy Statements
Friday, March 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
LES Supports New USPTO § 101 Guidance »
LES Supports New USPTO § 101 Guidance The Licensing Executives Society (U.S.A. and Canada), Inc. has submitted commen...
Monday, July 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Response of the Licensing Executives Society USA & Canada to NIST Request for Information: »
  Response of the Licensing Executives Society USA & Canada to NIST Request for Information: Federal Technology...
Wednesday, May 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
STATEMENT OF LES (USA AND CANADA) ON USPTO DECISION TO REVISE PTAB CLAIM CONSTRUCTION »
The Licensing Executives Society (USA and Canada), Inc. (LES) is pleased that Director Iancu has adopted its recommendat...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
LES (USA & Canada) Applauds Introduction of STRONGER Patents Act »
April 17, 2018 U.S. Representative Steven E. Stivers 1022 Longworth House Office Building Washington, DC 20515...
Monday, August 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statement on the Nomination of Andrei Iancu as Director, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office »
On Friday, August 25, 2017  Andrei Iancu was nominated as director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)...

Featured Articles
19 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
A licensee could not sue for patent infringement »
A licensee could not sue for patent infringement where the patent owner, a state university, retained substantial rights...
Thursday, February 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK appellate court finds global license of SEPs and non-SEPs as FRAND »
UK appellate court finds global license of SEPs and non-SEPs as FRAND and finds that the framework under Huawei v. ZTE...
Friday, February 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Settlement Agreement May Prevent Infringement and Validity Challenges in Subsequent Litigation »
A Settlement Agreement May Prevent Infringement and Validity Challenges in Subsequent Litigation By Max Mauldin...
Tuesday, July 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Patent Owner Must Pay Accused Infringer’s $14 Million Attorney Fees and Costs »
Patent Owner Must Pay Accused Infringer's $14 Million Attorney Fees and Costs Because of Prosecution and Litigation Misc...
Wednesday, June 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Foreign Corporation Lawsuit Jurisdiction »
A Foreign Corporation that Installed Infringing Products on U.S.-Flagged Ships May Be Sued for Patent Infringement in Any...

LES Viewpoints
Friday, March 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Minding Your Negotiations »
LES Keynote Address by Deepak Malhotra By Renee McMullen Members of LES attending the LES Annual Meeting in B...
Friday, March 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
2019 LES Education—What We Have Done And Where We Are Going »
To the LES Community, LES Education started 2019 with a remarkable custom course for Sanofi Genzyme in January. It wa...
Friday, March 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Startups And Investors: Which Comes First? »
Raising money goes hand-in-hand with a startup company, right? Entrepreneurs and investors alike in a Spotlight Ple...
Friday, March 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
LES Member Spotlight: Michele E. Gunness, Ph.D., CLP »
As a university technology transfer professional with a background in scientific research, Dr. Michele Gunness has a uni...
Friday, March 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
LES Women In Licensing (WIL) Committee Puts Framework in Place to Close the Gender Gap »
The largest comprehensive study of the state of women in corporate America, Women in the Workplace 2018 by Leanin.Org and...

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