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  • LES South Africa World IP Day Event

    Capetown | Dates: 26 – 26 Apr, 2019

    LES SA have prepared a special program to celebrate World IP Day at ENSafrica, Capetown.

    The Keynote Speaker, Brian Steinhobel (Steinhobel Design), will be presenting "Activating IP globally for exponential returns in the Sport Design Sphere". Mansoor Parker (ENSafrica) will also speak on "Sport licensing: Tax considerations".

    RSVP to by 20 April 2019.

  • LES Austria World IP Day Event

    Vienna | Dates: 07 – 07 May, 2019

    LES Austria will be hosting a breakfast event with the theme “Trade Mark Law – latest changes and the consequences thereof for the practitioners”.

    Speakers include  Dr. Markus Stangl (Head of Brand Department, Austrian Patent Office), Dr. Dominik Göbel (Gassauer-Fleissner Rechtsanwälte) and Dr. Katharina Schmid (schmid-ip).

    Please register by 2 May 2019 by contacting

  • LES Malaysia World IP Day Event

    Kuala Lumpur | Dates: 10 – 10 May, 2019

    LES Malaysia will be organizing a sports-related seminar with WIPO Mediation and Arbitration Center on 10 May in conjunction of this year's theme.  The seminar is entitled “ Malaysia’s Intellectual Property Rights in Sports, Commercialisation and Commercial Sports Disputes”.

    Please RSVP to

  • LES USA & Canada Leading Edge Series: Standards in Intellectual Capital Management

    San Jose | Dates: 14 – 14 May, 2019

    This one-day program brings together leading minds in business and technology to discuss pressing Intellectual Capital Management (ICM) issues of today and the potential role that Standards can play in developing the innovation economy. Across the world, innovation is the principal source of differentiated and defensible competitive advantage in business. The intellectual capital associated with innovation is the largest component of enterprise value, yet it is not well-understood by our political, financial and business leaders.

    View full details and register here.

  • LES ANZ Annual Conference 2019

    Brisbane | Dates: 15 – 17 May, 2019

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    The LESANZ Annual Conference in 2019 is to be held at Howard Smith Wharves (HSW). This events and entertainment precinct is currently being constructed on the banks of the Brisbane River under the Story Bridge - due for completion November 2018.

    This two-day conference will provide an excellent environment to exchange ideas, meet new people, and form new business relationships with Australian and overseas representatives. The conference is the annual flagship event of LESANZ, focussing on local and international current issues facing IP Manager, Lawyers, Business Development and Licensing practitioners.

    Click here to see all the details.

  • LES Hungary World IP Day Event

    Budapest | Dates: 17 – 17 May, 2019

    LES Hungary in cooperation with the Hungarian Group of AIPPI, the Hungarian IP and Copyright Association, the Hungarian Trademark Association, the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office will hold a conference on university-industry collaboration in Budapest.

    View the program and register here.

  • 2019 LES International Management & Delegates' Meeting (IMDM)

    Yokohama | Dates: 24 – 26 May, 2019

    The LES International Management & Delegates' Meeting (IMDM) is a gathering for the LESI leadership. Observers who are members are welcome to register to attend.

    The LES IMDM will be followed by the 2019 LESI Annual Conference. Non-members and members are welcome to attend.

    Registration will open in October 2018.

  • 2019 LES International Annual Conference

    Yokohama | Dates: 26 – 28 May, 2019

    LES International is proud to announce that the 2019 Annual Conference will be in Yokohama, Japan on the 26th-28th May 2019.

    The theme of the Conference will be "Create IP Culture - Open for Business" for which we will provide a number of timely, business-oriented sessions, giving you opportunities to share developments and insights on the latest in licensing and IP.

    We will have two brilliant Keynote Speakers, Mr. Toshiyuki Shiga, Member of the Board of Directors of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., and Chairman and CEO, Member of the Board of INCJ, Ltd., and Mr. Satoru Matsuzaki, President and Representative Director, Ryohin Keikaku Co., Ltd. (MUJI). Plus many more impressive Speakers for the plenary sessions and workshops.

    The Early Bird Rate has been extended until Tuesday, 12th February 2019! Click here to register now.

    Read more about the Conference Program and Sponsorship Opportunities here.

  • LES France Webinar: Blockchain

    Dates: 03 – 03 Jun, 2019

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    Click here to keep updated.
  • LES Britain & Ireland Annual Conference 2019

    London | Dates: 18 – 18 Jun, 2019

    Save the Date!

    Keep updated here.
  • LES France Software Licensing Committee Seminar

    Paris | Dates: 18 – 18 Jun, 2019

    Program to be posted here soon.
  • LES Benelux AGM & Topic Meeting

    Brussels | Dates: 20 – 20 Jun, 2019

    More information to follow soon.
  • LESI & EPO "Succeeding at Technology Commercialisation & Negotiation"

    Basel | Dates: 27 – 28 Jun, 2019

    The course will give a comprehensive, professional set of tools and techniques to profit from your IP and put it at the heart of your business strategy in a way that is easy to access and to implement. It is designed to intellectual capital and business development managers as well as entre- and intrapreneurs with great ideas who are looking to perform at the top level, coming from SMEs, start-ups, spin-outs, emerging enterprises, MNCs, technology transfer and research organisations, and their advisors. The course provides a unique platform for networking among licensing and technology commercialisation professionals primarily from Europe and also from overseas.

    The course is designed to intellectual capital and business development managers as well as entre- and intrapreneurs with great ideas who are looking to perform at the top level, coming from SMEs, start-ups, spin-outs, emerging enterprises, MNCs, technology transfer and research organisations, and their advisors.

    View full details and register here.

  • LES France/IRPI: IP And Insolvency

    Paris | Dates: 04 – 04 Jul, 2019

    Click here to view more information.
  • 5th Pan-American LES YMC Event

    Montreal | Dates: 12 – 12 Jul, 2019

    Keep updated here.
  • LES Pan-European Conference

    Madrid | Dates: 10 – 13 Sep, 2019

    LES Pan European Conference 2019 will take place in Madrid from September 10 to 13, right before AIPPI in London!

    The main topic of the conference will be

    Please click here to view the website and register.

  • 7th Pan-European LES YMC Event

    London | Dates: 13 – 13 Sep, 2019

    The LES YMC conference in London 2019 will take place on September 13, 2019 immediately before the AIPPI congress.

    Look here for more updates on the program and registration.

  • LES France Round Table Event: Trade Secrets

    Paris | Dates: 26 – 26 Sep, 2019

    Save the Date for LES France's 2nd Round Table Event "Trade Secrets" to be held at Bird & Bird LLP, Paris.

    Further information coming soon.
  • LES USA & Canada Annual Meeting 2019

    Phoenix | Dates: 20 – 23 Oct, 2019

    Join LES USA & Canada at the 2019 LES Annual Meeting, October 20-23, in sunny Phoenix, Arizona! LES Annual Meetings are the premier event for the intellectual capital community, featuring sessions on cutting edge developments in the field, ample networking opportunities, engaging workshops, and more!

    Read the full details and register here.

  • LES France Conference: Essential Patents and Licenses FRAND

    Paris | Dates: 26 – 26 Nov, 2019

    "From the development of the standard to the calculation of royalties"

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