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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...
Saturday, October 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
2016 Annual Report Now Available »
We are proud to present the  2016 Annual Report! INSIDE: • President's Report • President-...

LES in the News
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...
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Innovation Bill Could Diminish Value of IP, Warns LES Vice President »
Download the pdf version of the article here US legislative action against so-called 'trolling' could have negative co...
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Patent trolls: a bridge too far? »
Call them what you like, but they do make for good reading. IPPro investigates the accusations and initiatives being level...

Press Releases
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...
Wednesday, October 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Louise Levien To Receive 2018 Frank Barnes Mentor Award from the LES at Annual Meeting in Boston »
Kelli Baxter Deputy Executive Director, COO kbaxter@les.org 703-234-4088 Louise Levien To Receive 2018 Frank Bar...

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
Wednesday, October 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Royalties in License Agreements with Non-Profit Organizations May Be Relevant »
The Royalties in License Agreements with Non-Profit Organizations May Be Relevant to Determining Reasonable Royalties to...
Friday, October 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New York Appeals Court Overturns Lower Court Order that Samsung Pay $115 Million to MPEG LA »
New York Appeals Court Overturns Lower Court Order that Samsung Pay $115 Million to MPEG LA for Wrongfully Terminating a...
Tuesday, October 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Breach of Terms in a Patent License Agreement May Not Give Rise to Infringement Claims »
Breach of Terms in a Patent License Agreement May Not Give Rise to Infringement Claims Unless Terms Are a Condition of the...
Wednesday, September 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Clarifying Provisions Avoid Ambiguity in Patent License Agreement »
Clarifying Provisions Avoid Ambiguity in Patent License Agreement By John Paul, Brian Kacedon, Cecilia Sanabria, and S...
Wednesday, September 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
A license under "existing patents" may not extend to later divisional patents »
A license under "existing patents" may not extend to later divisional patents even if the inventions were disclosed in th...

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