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, ....


Tech, Auto Companies Form Nonprofit to Disarm Patent Trolls

Tech, Auto Companies Form Nonprofit to Disarm Patent Trolls To safeguard companies from so-called patent trolls, the nonprofit License of Transfer (LOT) Network automatically cross-licenses patents to all members to prevent them from being sued. Members pay fees based on their reven ....


8th edition of Global Intellectual Property Convention.

8th edition of Global Intellectual Property Convention. Date: 07 - 09 January 2016 Location: New Delhi  Website: https://www.iprconference.com/ Global IP Convention, GIPC, is an annual meeting platform for Board level IP managers, IP regulators and p ....


Ames and Hera Systems Execute Licensing Agreement

  Ames and Hera Systems Execute Licensing Agreement   NASA's Ames Research Center and Hera Systems reached a licensing agreement on two pending patents for the Cost Optimized Test of Spacecraft Avionics and Technologies (COTSAT) spacecraft. COTSAT is a rapid-pr ....


Neometals Signs Global Deal for Titanium Dioxide Technology

  Neometals Signs Global Deal for Titanium Dioxide Technology   Australian mining company Neometals signed a licensing deal for the exclusive global rights to a proprietary hydrometallurgical technology that assists in the low-cost production of titanium dioxide. T ....


Beyond Hybrid Licenses – Strategies for Post Patent Expiration Payments

Beyond Hybrid Licenses – Strategies for Post Patent Expiration Payments   By Gillian M. Fenton, Esq., CLP, Managing Director of Fenton IP Solutions LLP A Report from the LES 2015 Annual Meeting The 50th anniversary meeting of the Licensing Executives Societ ....


LES Foundation’s Annual International Graduate Student Business Plan Competition is Underway

LES Foundation’s Annual International Graduate Student Business Plan Competition is Underway   This competition attracts post-doctoral scholars and MS/ MBA/ MD/ JD/ PhD students from around the world to submit a business plan with a core intellectual property componen ....


Google and SAP Enter Patent Licensing Agreement

Google and SAP Enter Patent Licensing Agreement   Google and software company SAP have entered into a five-year patent cross-licensing agreement that will cover both companies' existing patents, as well as those filed over the course of the next five years. The agreemen ....


Ford Allows Automakers to Use Its Test Driving Technology

Ford Allows Automakers to Use Its Test Driving Technology   Ford is now licensing its robotic test driving technology to other automakers. Ford worked closely with Autonomous Solutions (ASI) to further develop ASI's software and components designed to enable the autonom ....


Wellspring and Deep Web Technologies jointly develop search tool for tech scouting

  Wellspring and Deep Web Technologies jointly develop search tool for tech scouting By David Schwartz Published: September 30th, 2015 Wellspring, a leader in technology transfer information systems, and Deep Web Technologies (DWT), a company specializing in next-generation federated sea ....


USPTO unveils new and improved patent search tool

  USPTO unveils new and improved patent search tool By David Schwartz Published: September 30th, 2015 The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently debuted a web-based patent search tool that could help shed light on how inventions impact the economy, and could also help TTOs dig ....


This Week’s IP and Licensing Basics Course

  This Week’s IP and Licensing Basics Course The one-day IP and Licensing Basics course provides a basic overview of IP and licensing and offers perspectives from both business and legal experts. Topics include an introduction to IP; the basics of IP commercialization and licensing; determ ....


Alcoa and Danieli Join to Commercialize Micromill Technology

   Alcoa and Danieli Join to Commercialize Micromill Technology Alcoa Inc. signed a letter of intent to commercialize its Micromill technology with the Danieli Group. As part of the agreement, Danieli will license Alcoa's intellectual property related to manufacturing advanced Micromill pr ....