International Best Practices in Technology Transfer


Dublin (Ireland), 22 June 2018

Trinity College

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This year’s Annual Meeting will head to Dublin, Ireland for a one day plenary conference which will be held at Trinity College.

Sessions confirmed so far will include:

  • Best Practices in University Technology Transfer
  • Investing and Adding Value to Early Stage Innovation
  • Management of Intellectual Assets;
  • The Protection and Management of Trade Secrets
  • Trials and Tribulations of building a company for Commercialisation and the Importance of IP – an industry view.

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Milan (Italy), 15 June 2018 – h. 9.00 a.m.

Westin Palace

Piazza della Repubblica 20, Milano


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Exchange of views among industries and jurisdictions. Focus on the mechanical, electronic, chemical and pharmaceutical sectors and in the software industry



The registration fee is 250 Euro (VAT included); Complimentary pass for LES Italy and/or AICIPI members.



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Digital Disruption and AGM


Rotterdam (The Netherlands), 12 June 2018

At Hilton Hotel, Rotterdam (NL)

The Annual General Meeting of LES Benelux and a half-day Topic Meeting “Digital Disruption” will be held on June 12th , 2018 at the Hilton Hotel in Rotterdam.


Additional information are available at the following link.


IP and Competition in our economy


IP and Competition in our economy (Pharma excluded): Standard Patent issue at the global digitalization dawn

Paris (France), 24 May 2018

From 12:00 to 16:00

At Gide Loyrette Nouel, 22 cours Albert 1er, Paris 8ème

LES France is organizing on May 24th from 12:00 to 16:00 an exceptional  conference on: “IP and Competition in our economy (Pharma excluded): Standard patent issue at the global digitalization dawn”.


  • Professor Peter PICHT (YALE)
  • European Commission, DG COMP or DG GROW
  • 4i Council represented by Nokia
  • More companies to come


Additional information are available at the following link.

Management of Intellectual Assets for Life Sciences Companies


London (UK), 23 May 2018

from 16:00 to 20:00

LES B&I and One Nucleus Joint Event

At Marks & Clerk, 90 Long Acre, London WC2E 9RA


Registration fee:

  • LES Members & One Nucleus Members – Free of Charge
  • Non Members – £50

Additional information are available at the following link.


2018 LES International Annual Conference


San Diego (USA), April 29/May 2, 2018

Manchester Grand Hyatt

Main topics:

  • Best practices and new developments in life sciences
    • Licensing early stage technology
    • Doing major deals
    • Patent pools for licensing CRISPR technology
  • The evolving legal landscape for digital platforms
    • Licensing standard essential patents
    • Artificial intelligence
    • Open source risk assessment
  • IP valuation and finance techniques
    • Using IP to secure debt financing for startups
    • Blockchain and cryptocurrency
  • Brands and trademarks
    • Developing and protecting brands
    • Leveraging and monetizing brands
  • International developments and strategy
    • IP rights and Asian industry
    • Licensing in China
  • Best practices in negotiating and drafting agreements
    • University technology transfer agreements
    • Patent pool agreements
  • Automotive and Aerospace industries
    • Changing patent and licensing landscape in the automotive and aerospace industries
    • Convergence – the Automotive and IT industries – IP perspective

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