Upcoming Events

  • Les Nouvelles LIVE: Spotlight on the June 2020 Special Edition of Les Nouvelles

    Virtual | Dates: 08 – 08 Jul, 2020

    June2020_LESI-EPOissue14.00 CET (Central European Time)
    05.00 PDT (California) | 08.00 EDT (Washington DC) | 20.00 SGT (Singapore)

    The joint LESI/EPO special edition of les Nouvelles published in June 2020 is dedicated to high-growth technology businesses that rely on IP for their success.  Join to hear the “making-of” stories about the articles in this edition from authors and editors in this first-ever les Nouvelles LIVE online event.

    Register here for FREE: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYsfuGvqz4rHd3hYBxz55Ol3MHK7LJcUZ8-

    Get free access to the full version of the les Nouvelles special issue as well as to author videos at:

    www.epo.org/high-technology-businesses or
    www.lesi.org/publications/les-nouvelles/les-nouvelles-online/june-2020

    Download the event flyer.

  • LESI Dispute Resolution Committee "An Update on Global Patent Enforcement for Licensing Professionals"

    Virtual | Dates: 09 – 09 Jul, 2020

    In 2018, LESI’s Dispute Resolution Committee (DRC) had provided a comprehensive comparative study in view of recent trends in global patent enforcement, such as the decline in the number of infringement actions in the US, the rising importance of Europe, with Germany as the leading jurisdiction in terms of numbers of cases, as well as the growing interest in these actions in Asian jurisdictions, particularly China. The study was conducted for more than 1.5 years by internationally renowned patent litigators covering ten jurisdictions -- namely the US, DE, FR, NL, UK, ES, IT, CN, JP and KR.

    Read more about the webinar here.

    Register here!

  • LES Britain & Ireland Young Members Webinar: Licensing Q&A

    Virtual | Dates: 15 – 15 Jul, 2020

    LES B&I's Young Members' Co-Chairs have organised a webinar that aims to answer your questions on the licensing of intellectual property (IP).

    The webinar links to the recent publication of the IP Licensing Business Briefing by LESI.

    The question is: what do you want to know about IP licensing?

    The session is aimed at:
    -SMEs and entrepreneurs wanting an introduction to licensing IP;
    -people who are new to, or considering a career in, licensing;
    -businesses seeking guidance on identifying IP assets, and exploiting/monetising IP assets;
    -practitioners (patent attorneys, trade mark attorneys and lawyers) looking to build upon their licensing knowledge; and
    -students interested in learning the basics of IP and how commercialisation through licensing works.

    Read more and register here.

  • LES Britain & Ireland IP Valuation Webinar

    Virtual | Dates: 30 – 30 Jul, 2020

    "3 Unique Perspectives on IP Valuation Best Practice – From Universities, to Public Institutions and Private Companies"

    Join LES B&I and their IP Valuation Committee for a webinar featuring panelists and a Q&A session.

    More details coming soon!

  • LES South Africa Annual General Meeting

    Virtual Conference | Dates: 28 – 28 Aug, 2020

    Save the Date! Further details to follow.

    Keep updated here.
  • LES France Life Sciences: Connected Health Conference

    TBC | Dates: 06 – 06 Oct, 2020

    Save the Date!

    More information coming soon.
  • LES Britain & Ireland LES100 Training Course

    Glasgow | Dates: 02 – 02 Nov, 2020

    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 Britain & Ireland Annual Conference 2020

    Glasgow | Dates: 03 – 03 Nov, 2020

    LES B&I are happy to announce that their 2020 Annual Conference will take place in Glasgow in November!

    The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Becoming Investor Ready in a Time of Change‘. Whilst not exclusive, the meeting will target a mix of themes relevant to life sciences, pharma and fintech companies all being industries with a thriving start-up/SME community in Scotland.

    The conference will cover topics including IP ownership and positioning for investment, IP risk management as well as commercialisation and licensing transactions.

    Read more & register here.

  • 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

    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.
  • LES France's 50th Anniversary!

    Paris | Dates: 16 – 16 Sep, 2021

    Save the Date to celebrate LES France's Anniversary!

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

    Postponed | Dates: 20 – 20 Sep, 2021

    Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, LES Scandinavia's Conference is being postponed until September 2021.

    More information on the rescheduled date will be posted soon.

    Click here to visit the conference website.

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