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  • LES Italy "National Round-Table with IP Judges"

    Milan | Dates: 19 – 19 Feb, 2019

    The forth edition of the annual “National Round-table with Judges” will discuss recent case laws on IP matters with:

    • Claudio Marangoni, President of the IP Section from the District Court of Milano
    • Silvia Vitrò, President of the IP Section from the District Court of Torino
    • Enrico Quaranta, Judge of the IP Section from the District Court of Napoli
    • Lorenza Calcagno, Judge of the IP Section from the District Court of Genova

    Click here to view the Program and register.

  • LES ANZ "Pitch Night 2019"

    Perth | Dates: 20 – 20 Feb, 2019

    An assembly of some of the best teams from a selection of Perth’s finest innovation accelerators are being brought together to deliver an entertaining and exciting showcase of what’s hot in the local innovation scene.

    View all the details and register here.

  • LES France "Intellectual Property and Taxation: What impact did the 2019 Finance Law have on licensing in France?"

    Paris | Dates: 21 – 21 Feb, 2019

    The 2019 Finance Act brought the French patent tax regime into line with the OECD recommendations (BEPS project). But beyond this alignment, it is the entire taxation of intellectual property revenues (patents, software, know-how) that is changed.


    • Alfred de Lassence, Tax Director, Air Liquide
    • Christian Nouel, Partner, Gide Loyrette Nouel (Tax Department)
    • Thierry Louzier, Director, PwC Law Firm (Transfer Pricing Group)

    View the full Program and register here.

  • LES ANZ "Licensing Lessons 2019 - Takeaways from recent cases and regulatory developments"

    Sydney | Dates: 27 – 27 Feb, 2019

    Whether you draft, negotiate or enforce licence agreements, there are lessons to be learnt from recent Australian and overseas licensing-related cases and developments. Scott Bouvier's (Partner - King & Wood Mallesons) presentation will cover US, UK and Australian cases relating to forum clauses, interpretation, assignments, exclusivity and intragroup licences as well as the removal of s. 51(3) of the CCA, an ipso facto update and socially responsible licensing.

    Click here to read more.

  • LES Britain & Ireland "Challenges and Opportunities in Protecting a Global Brand"

    London | Dates: 28 – 28 Feb, 2019

    Have you ever wondered about the opportunities and challenges arising in protecting a major global brand? Caterpillar ® is a major US based diversified company with 2017 revenues in excess of $45 billion. With a large licensee division and significant IP portfolio, join LES Britain & IReland for an Evening Seminar about the Cat ® brand and how the in house trademark team support the protection of a brand valued at $5 billion by Interbrand ®.

    Read more and register here.

  • LES Britain & Ireland Irish Chapter Reception

    Dublin | Dates: 07 – 07 Mar, 2019

    Come and learn more about LES and have a say in future Irish events!

    Building on the success of the LES Britain & Ireland Annual Conference which was held at Trinity College last year, the purpose of the event is to encourage members across the Irish IP community to come and learn more about the society and to provide input into future plans and events for the Irish chapter.

    Read more and secure your place here.

  • LES France Life Sciences Conference

    Paris | Dates: 12 – 12 Mar, 2019

    "Europe - Asia partnerships in Oncology: Is it attractive? What does it change? What are the main challenges?"

    View the Program and register here.
  • LES Britain & Ireland Legal Update Meeting 2019

    London | Dates: 14 – 14 Mar, 2019

    Join LES B&I in the comfort of cinema seats for the popular Annual Legal Update Meeting. As is the focus of this meeting, we will try and bring everyone in the business of IP and IP transactions up-to-speed with a series of talks focussing on what’s new and relevant, delivered by a panel of expert speakers.

    View full details and register here.
  • LES France "Litigation in China"

    Paris | Dates: 19 – 19 Mar, 2019

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    Program and Speakers to follow shortly. Keep updated here.
  • LES Benelux "A tribute to Florent Gevers, in memoriam a travers le temps"

    Brussels | Dates: 21 – 21 Mar, 2019

    On Thursday, March 21 2019, a tribute to Florent Gevers, in memoriam a travers le temps, will be held.

    The meeting is organised by LES Benelux, BMM and AIPPI Belgium.

    Read about the Speakers and register here.

  • LES Thailand Annual Conference 2019

    Bangkok | Dates: 21 – 22 Mar, 2019

    "Bio-Circular-Green Economy: IP commercialization to support the BCG economy"

    Register here.

  • LES Germany & VPP Spring Conference 2019

    Frankfurt | Dates: 28 – 28 Mar, 2019

    Click here to see the Program and register.
  • LES Germany Young Members Spring Workshop 2019

    Frankfurt | Dates: 28 – 28 Mar, 2019

    Read about the workshop and register here.
  • LES Event YMC Event

    Dates: 28 – 28 Mar, 2019

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    Evening event with Speaker, Sophie Pasquier from Philips.
  • LES ANZ Annual Conference 2019

    Brisbane | Dates: 15 – 17 May, 2019

    LES ANZ 2019-branding

    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.

  • 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 Britain & Ireland Annual Conference 2019

    London | Dates: 19 – 19 Jun, 2019

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    Keep updated here.
  • 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.

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