les Nouvelles and LES Global News Advertising Rates and Specs

les Nouvelles is the professional journal of the Licensing Executives Society International (LESI), a significant organization encompassing 33 national and regional societies and reaching more than 6,500 members worldwide. This journal is mailed quarterly to members in more than 90 countries, with more than half going to North American membership. When polled, LESI members consistently agree that les Nouvelles is one of the top three benefits of their membership in LESI.

LESI will accept advertising in les Nouvelles. Advertising will be limited to products and services that relate to the professional interests of our members.

Membership Profile

LESI members are business executives, lawyers, researchers, technology administrators, patent agents, brokers, accountants and consultants involved in various licensing activities, including: valuation of IP, business development, obtaining and enforcing IP assets, drafting agreements, and negotiations. Members are self-employed or employees of universities, government agencies, research institutes, law firms, accounting firms, and commercial companies.

Journal Profile

les Nouvelles is an English language journal published quarterly in March, June, September, and December and is distributed to all 6,500+ individual members worldwide. In addition to the publication of scholarly works related to IP transactions (licensing), the journal also serves as a newsletter for LESI containing information regarding the activities of various member societies. Each issue is typically 100+ pages of scholarly papers.

Advertising Guidelines

The LESI Editor will limit the quantity of advertising in each issue and reserves the right to publish only advertisements that are appropriate and consistent with LESI standards. Advertisements relating to activities competing with scheduled events of LESI or a member society will not be accepted. Advertisements for goods and services directed to any of the business or legal aspects of IP are considered acceptable.

Advertisements must be submitted by the following dates:

January 15, April 15, July 15, October 15.

Method of Payment, US Dollars only

Payment can be made by wire transfer to the amount of US$ ________.

Remit to:

Licensing Executives Society International
SunTrust Bank
1575 Lemon Farris Drive
Cookeville, TN 38501
Account #: 1000270722175
ABA Routing Number: 055002707
Name of business sending transfer__________.
Transfer without fees to the recipient

Credit Card  - Payment is also available by MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Diner's Club credit cards. 

Advertising Rates for 2022

Full Page (Color)   7" x 9-3/4" US$3,000
Full Page (Black & White)   7" x 9-3/4"   US$2,000
1/2 Page (Color)   7" x 4-3/4" US$1,500
1/2 Page (Black & White)   7" x 4-3/4" US$1,000
1/4 Page (Black & White)   3-3/8" x 4-3/4" US$600


  • Platforms - Macintosh or IBM (or compatible.)
  • Graphics - PDF files required with all images and fonts embedded and prepared for press quality optimization.
  • File Transfer - Attach the PDF (under 3 MG) to an e-mail with any further instructions.  An ad insertion form should be submitted before the final artwork is sent.
  • Ad Size - Ads should be set up exactly to sizes published above.
  • Color - Artwork should be supplied as black and white or grayscale.  Save black and white halftones as grayscale; save line art as bitmap.
  • Raster File Resolution (Photos) - 300 DPI saved in Tiff or EPS format; minimum resolution is 266 DPI. Bitmap images should have a resolution between 800 and 1200 DPI. All file formats should be saved with a PC preview. Images downloaded from or created for the Internet are unacceptable since they are only 72 DPI.
  • Contact Info - Please include the name, phone number and address of the ad creator in case we need to contact them about the ad.

Charges - Charges for changes made to your files due to errors in ad size, type, color conversion or file format will apply. Changes are subject to $100 hourly rate with a 1/2 hour minimum.

To place advertising in les Nouvelles

Complete this form and send to:

les Nouvelles Advertising
c/o Design Interface Inc. 
25125 Detroit Rd. #110 
Westlake, OH 44145-2500 USA 
Attention: Carla Blackman 
Email: carla@designinterface.com 
Tel: +1 440-871-0600

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