2020 LES Winter Planning Meeting (Part I) – Innovation Talks

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Padova (Italy), 21st February 2020

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Innovation Talks is an International Forum organized by University of Padova in collaboration with UniSMART and LES International.

It’s an important appointment for all people involved in the generation and innovation management processes to meet and discuss about Technology Transfer policies and best practices, new technologies, patents and opportunities for creating a favourable ecosystems for innovation.

The conference is part of 2020 LES Winter Planning Meeting and attended by international speakers addressing current tech transfer and IP licensing issues including negotiation of IP agreements, emerging trends in AI, Autonomous Vehicles, Cryptocurrency and among other topics of interest to a combined Industry/University audience.

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Implications and Dispute Resolution Strategies

Milan (Italy), 23 January 2020

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Organized by the Camera Arbitrale di Milano (CAM) and the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center in collaboration with LES Italy, the seminar will deal with the ever important topic of protecting IP rights in a globalized market, especially for Italian and European IP owners taking the first steps toward internationalization. The conference will host high-profile speakers with a specific expertise on industrial design, the pharmaceutical and cosmetics markets, and on protection of IP rights in the fast-moving market of ICTs.

The conference will be held in English without translation.

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2nd Asia-Pacific LES YMC Conference


Seoul (Korea), 29 November 2019.

The full-day program will include presentations and panel discussions from experienced licensing experts on IP licensing, focussing on four main topics of discussion:

  1. Beauty & Healthcare;
  2. IoT & Telecommunications;
  3. Big Data & Artificial Intelligence;
  4. Entertainment & Copyright.

We will close the program with a classic Korean venue, enjoying Korea’s world-famous food and nightlife.

For additional information: http://ymc-seoul2019.org/ 

Brevets essentiels et licence FRAND

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Paris (France), 26 November 2019

Conférence APEB / LES France
“De la mise au point de la norme au calcul des redevances”

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IP Concert In 2 Movements

Vienna (Austra), 21 and 22 November 2019

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On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of LES Austria, LES Austria, LES Czech Republic & Slovakia and LES Hungary in association with the Technical University of Vienna will hold an interesting workshop on IP & Labour and IP & Pharma in Vienna on November 21/22, 2019.

The venue will be the Kuppelsaal of the Technical University in Vienna and there will be a dinner reception in celebration of LES Austria 40th anniversary in the evening of November 21, 2019.

LESI & EPO High-Growth Technology Business Conference 2019


Dublin (Ireland), 4-5 November 2019

“High-Growth Technology Business Conference 2019 – Boosting your Strategy with Intellectual Property” is the first-ever conference to be jointly organised by the European Patent Office and the Licensing Executives Society International (LESI). Combined with a packed training day, this conference is bound to be of interest.

The event, which will be held in Dublin on 4-5 November 2019, provides a platform for high-growth technology enterprises and others in their innovation ecosystem to learn about business strategy and IP management.

An international team of experienced practitioners will share best practices on how to leverage patents for business success. Panel discussions and breakout sessions will also be offered for two conference tracks: business and intellectual property. Both tracks will also be reflected in the training day format, where experts will offer workshops for smaller groups of participants. In addition, individual coaching will be available in the form of IP clinics.

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