les Nouvelles Is 50 Years Old— So Is The Licensing Executives Society—A Short History

By Larry Plonsker

The year was 1965 when a licensing attorney, Dudley B. Smith, and a patent attorney, Dan Stice, had the idea that licensing of intellectual property needed an organization to promote this activity. At that time licensing was mainly an activity between corporations and not very widespread. The idea was to offer members an opportunity to learn about legal and practical aspects of licensing and to make it possible for members to do business together.

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