New Innovation Center Aims to Unleash Invention, Trademark Data

New Innovation Center Aims to Unleash Invention, Trademark Data WASHINGTON DC- The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's digital services team within the agency's Innovation Lab has unveiled the Developer Hub, a portal with charts and graphs enabling users to extract informatio ....


Join us in Chicago for LES University

Join us in Chicago for LES University Take your career to the next level with LES University – hands-on, interactive, and cutting- edge education programs taught by distinguished professionals. DATE July 25-29, 2016 LOCATION Brinks Gilson & Lione, NBC Tower-S ....


“Certified Patent Valuation Analyst” (CPVA) Course

The Licensing Executives Society – Arab Countries (LES-AC) in cooperation with Business Development Academy – New Jersey − will be holding the “Certified Patent Valuation Analyst” (CPVA) course, in Dubai −UAE, on August 24-25, 2016. Course Outline ....


Nominate someone from LES who exemplifies what it means to be a Mentor

Nominate someone from LES who exemplifies what it means to be a Mentor! By LESI organization Nominations are open for the 2016 Frank Barnes Award. Established in 2000 by a group of Licensing Executives Society (U.S.A. and Canada) Inc., members to memorialize Frank Barnes’ ....


Hot Topics in Patent Licensing - the What, Why and the How

Silicon Valley Chapter Meeting: Hot Topics in Patent Licensing - the What, Why and the How By LES USA&Canada June 22, 2016:A panel of experienced licensing professionals with diverse backgrounds will focus on both “business to business” licensing and “paten ....


IP Business Basics 101

  by LES USA & Canada society June 21, 2016:This one-day, deal-centric course has been designed by experienced Licensing Executives Society (LES) (U.S.A. & Canada) executives forbusiness and licensing professionals who are newer to the field in the United States a ....


LES Mentoring Program - Consumer Products Sector

LES Mentoring Program - Consumer Products Sector By Licensing Executives Society International (LESI) May 12, 2016.  LES is developing a mentoring program for newer members or members with less experience. What is envisioned is a formal venue for Mentors and Mentees to sign ....


Certified Licensing Professional (CLP) Exam Review Course

Certified Licensing Professional (CLP) Exam Review Course By Licensing Executives Society USA & Canada May 12, 2016.This one-day review course and CLP Knowledge Community access help professionals prepare for the CLP exam. Taught by experienced CLP-certified LES member ....


Distinguish Yourself in Licensing with the CLP

Distinguish Yourself in Licensing with the CLP By Pamela Demain May 11, 2016. Becoming a Certified Licensing Professional (CLP) is a preeminent achievement that has become a rite of passage for today’s experienced highly-valued IP professionals. Launched in 2008, by Cer ....


“Certified Patent Valuation Analyst” (CPVA) Course

“Certified Patent Valuation Analyst” (CPVA) Course Licensing Executives Society – Arab Countries (LES-AC) in cooperation with Business Development Academy – New Jersey will be holding the “Certified Patent Valuation Analyst” (CPVA) course, in Duba ....


In Celebration of World IP Day, the New Jersey Chapter Presents "Princeton: Fostering an Innovation Ecosystem"

  Princeton, the Community and Princeton, the University offer a rich environment to foster innovation from earliest ideation to fully developing technologies for the betterment of the human condition. Each player, working in their areas of expertise, collaborates to form ....


Microsoft Technology Licensing LLC and Rakuten Inc. Sign a Worldwide Patent Cross-licensing Agreement

  REDMOND, Washington — Microsoft Technology Licensing LLC and Rakuten Inc. signed a worldwide patent cross-licensing agreement covering each company’s respective consumer electronics products, including Linux and Android-based devices. “Our agre ....


LES-AC to Hold “Postgraduate Certificate of Franchise Management” Training Course 2016

  AMMAN– Licensing Executives Society – Arab Countries (LES-AC) is holding the “Postgraduate Certificate of Franchise Management” in Amman – Jordan on May 21, 2016 at Talal Abu-Ghazaleh International University. The program is designed to ....


The 2016 LESI Annual Conference in Beijing, China

  The 2016 LESI Annual Conference in Beijing, China LES China is hosting the 2016 LESI Annual Conference in Beijing on May 15–18 at the China Grand Hotel, one of the top hotels in Beijing. This year’s theme is Booming Licensing on Silk Road and will show ....


LES Foundation Announces Business Plan Competition Finalists

  LES Foundation Announces Business Plan Competition Finalists Six teams of entrepreneurs from Canada, Columbia, Uganda and the United States have advanced to the final round of the Licensing Executives Society (LES) Foundation’s 2015-2016 International Business ....


LES 2016 Spring PanAm Meeting - Celebrating World IP Day!

  LES 2016 Spring PanAm Meeting - Celebrating World IP Day! There's no better way to celebrate World IP Day on April 26 than by joining your colleagues at the LES 2016 Spring Pan Am Meeting. Licensing executive professionals will attend the LES Spring PanAm ....


LES-AC Signs Agreement with GIPC

  LES-AC Signs Agreement with GIPC Amman, JordanLES-AC signed a mutual cooperation agreement with the Global Intellectual Property Convention (GIPC) for holding the next GIPC event to be held in New-Delhi in January 2017. This agreement will significantly pr ....


Abu-Ghazaleh Inaugurates a Seminar for the Jordanian Oncology Society, Emphasizes the Importance of Spreading Awareness about Prevention of Cancer

On the Occasion of the World Cancer Day AMMAN - February 18, 2016 - Under the patronage of HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org), and the attendance of medical society members Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Knowledge Forum (TAGKF) hosted a seminar ....


Shifting Your TTO from a Technology-Driven to a Needs-Driven Model

The old model of technology transfer, when you think about it, is based largely on luck. A researcher makes a discovery, then discloses the invention to the TTO. A licensing associate is assigned the case and begins to figure out what the innovation is all about, who might want it, and ....


Microsoft Enters Licensing Agreement With High-End Wearable Maker Olio Devices

Microsoft Enters Licensing Agreement With High-End Wearable Maker Olio Devices Microsoft entered into a new patent licensing agreement with Olio Devices LLC. The agreement, made possible through Microsoft Technology Licensing LLC, the company's arm for its IP licensing program, ....