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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
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...
Wednesday, October 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
US World and News Report: What to Know About an MBA in Operations Management »
 Bill Elkington, the chair and president of the Licensing Executives Society, a professional society for business lea...
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Sunday, October 5, 2014
LES (USA & Canada): fostering economic efficiency through licensing »
Brian O'Shaughnessy of LES (USA & Canada) highlights the increasing importance of intellectual property transfer to ma...

Press Releases
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...
Wednesday, October 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Jim McCarthy To Receive Licensing Executives Society's (U.S.A. and Canada) Highest Honor »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kelli Baxter, Deputy Executive Director, COO 703-234-4088 | kbaxter@les.org...

Public Policy Statements
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)...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Appointment of Undersecretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property »
June 13, 2017 Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. Secretary of Commerce U.S. Department of Commerce 1401 Constitution Avenue,...

Featured Articles
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...
Wednesday, June 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Special Report: LES Insights Readers Survey – 2018 »
By Gillian Fenton Esq., CLP 1 with Abbie Elliott 2 Recently, the LES Insights Editorial Board offered a survey to...
Wednesday, May 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Infringers cannot be sued in a venue where they have an insufficient connection, even if they... »
Infringers cannot be sued in a venue where they have an insufficient connection, even if they have a corporate relationshi...
Wednesday, May 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Courts May Order Owners of Standard Essential Patents Not to Enforce Foreign Injunctions... »
U.S. Courts May Order Owners of Standard Essential Patents Not to Enforce Foreign Injunctions Obtained to Prevent Implemen...

LES Viewpoints
Thursday, December 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
LES Lawyers Pitch Voluntary Licensing Standards »
By Gregory Glass, Managing Editor, IP Asia  ...
Thursday, December 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Q&A With LES FRAND Licensing Standards Committee Co-Chairs Matteo Sabattini And Brian Scarpelli »
In October, LES announced the establishment the FRAND Licensing Standards Committee, focused on the creation of an i...
Thursday, December 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
LES Chapter Cup Awards 2018 »
LES Chapter Award winners: Presenter Louise Levien, VP of Local Chapters (left), Ray Van Dyke, Washington D.C.; Jonathan...
Thursday, December 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 Boston Meeting Recap »
A revolution of ideas, networking and education inspired more than 700 attendees at the 2018 LES Annual Meeting in Bosto...
Thursday, December 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Certified Licensing Professionals, Inc. (CLP): »
An Interview With Tanya Moore, CLP Board Of Governors, President And Chair   By Cynthia Allen The Ce...

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