Upcoming Events

  • LES France "IP, Financing & Restructuring: understanding the challenges and controlling the risks"

    Paris | Dates: 28 – 28 Apr, 2020

    Intellectual property rights can be an essential asset to your business.

    How can this asset be valued in the search for funding? How can you secure your rights (owner, co-owner or licensee) on this intangible property when your partners are experiencing difficulties or even are in collective proceedings?

    These are the questions that the speakers will address at LES France's roundtable discussion.
    Speakers :

    • Nicolas Morelli, Court Lawyer, Partner, Bird and Bird
    • Arthur Bertin, Trust Specialist
    • Jonathan Elbaz, Judicial Administrator

    Register here.

  • LES France "IP Strategy War Game: Environmentally-friendly Medical Device Sector"

    Paris | Dates: 12 – 12 May, 2020

    Have you ever wondered how successful Med Tech organizations adapt their Intellectual Property strategies in order to stay ahead of their competitors?

    You are invited to join one of five teams to take part in an interactive war game style seminar that will challenge you to evolve IP strategies to suit circumstances and changing business objectives.

    At the end of this exciting event, you are invited for a cocktail!

    Spaces are limited! Register here now!

  • 2020 LES International Management & Delegates' Meeting (IMDM)

    Berlin | Dates: 17 – 17 May, 2020

    We are very sorry to inform you, that due to the Coronavirus and the rapidly developing health crisis in Europe and throughout the world, we are cancelling the LESI International Delegates Meeting scheduled for 15 -17 May in Berlin. 

    We plan to hold a shorter, virtual meeting to conduct the business of the organization on Sunday 17 May.

    The LESI office will be in touch with all LESI leaders and delegates very soon with more details and a formal notice.

    Read more here.

  • 2020 LES International Annual Conference

    Berlin | Dates: 17 – 19 May, 2020

    Licensing specialists from a diverse, global community of practitioners from companies, law firms and institutions involved in licensing IP come together for cutting edge sessions and networking events at our incredible conference venue, the historic postal train station in the center of Berlin: Station Berlin.

    Increase your knowledge about novel trends and insights in the licensing community together with us at the LESI Annual Conference 2020.

    View the official conference website here.

  • LESI Train the Trainer Course

    Berlin | Dates: 20 – 20 May, 2020

    Succeeding at Technology Commercialisation and Negotiation.

    Join us for the Train the Trainer Course following the LESI Annual Conference in May at the Crowne Plaza Berlin - Potsdamer Platz.

    The advanced EPO-LESI training programme was launched in 2019 to further disseminate IP strategy and IP management knowhow into the business ecosystem. It is aimed at SMEs in particular.

    This one-day seminar will provide an introduction to the ten core modules of the training programme, covering filing tactics, IP valuation, licensing, IP strategy and assessment. The afternoon session will give participants the opportunity to take part in mock negotiations based on a real-life case.

    For future events and initiatives, the EPO and LESI are building up a joint speaker base. To be considered for this speaker base, you must have attended one of the train-the-trainer seminars.

    Register here.

  • LES France's 50th Anniversary!

    Paris | Dates: 17 – 17 Sep, 2020

    Save the Date to celebrate LES France's Anniversary!

    Full details will be posted here.
  • LES Scandinavia Annual Conference 2020

    Helsinki | Dates: 20 – 22 Sep, 2020

    Save the Date!

    This conference is a must for innovators, licensing and IP experts, technologists, lawyers and business leaders. It is for those who want to deepen their understanding on technology trends, licensing business and various forms of intellectual property. And for those who want to network with recognized experts and colleagues in an international setting in a lovely venue in seaside Helsinki, Finland.

    Click here to visit the conference website.

  • LES Britain & Ireland LES100 Training Course

    Glasgow | Dates: 02 – 02 Nov, 2020

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  • LES Britain & Ireland Annual Conference 2020

    Glasgow | Dates: 03 – 03 Nov, 2020

    Save the Date!

    Details to be released soon.
  • LES Britain & Ireland LES100 Training Course

    London | Dates: 06 – 06 Nov, 2020

    The LES100 Training Course is kindly hosted by CIPA.

    This is the introductory course in the Licensing Executives Society’s Intellectual Asset Management Series and it is designed for those who are relatively new to licensing.

    The course will provide an overview of intellectual property and licensing, divided into five modules, with examples, exercises, and interaction between instructors and fellow students including a mock licensing negotiation.

    It is aimed at:

    • SMEs who require an introduction to licensing Intellectual Property (IP),
    • Those who are new to or considering a career in licensing and technology transfer,
    • Lawyers and Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys looking for greater familiarity with the business of IP licensing,
    • Entrepreneurs who need to understand the value of their IP,
    • Technologists who want to understand how to identify and monetise IP,
    • Those working in university technology transfer, and
    • Students interested in learning the basics of IP and how to commercialise IP through licensing.

    Read about the Modules and register here.

  • LES ANZ Annual Conference 2020 - POSTPONED

    Christchurch | Dates: 07 – 09 Apr, 2021

    Reinvention: Fresh Approaches and New Beginnings

    The LESANZ 2020 annual conference will be held in the recently restored Christchurch Town Hall. The venue sustained significant damage from the 2011 earthquakes and has recently reopened. The surrounding events and entertainment precinct has undergone three years of restoration work.

    Inspired by the rebuilding of Christchurch, in 2020 the conference will be exploring:

    • Reinvention – how businesses are transforming what they do
    • Fresh approaches – new business models, new relationships, new ways of doing things
    • New beginnings – impact of new technologies and how to become a unicorn
    Click here for full details & registration.
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