The Licensing Executives Society (LES) ) is a non-profit organization active in the field of Technology and Intellectual Property Licensing - from technical know-how and patented inventions to software, copyright and trademarks.

LES International (LESI) has more than 10,000 individual members divided into 32 national and regional societies.

LES Italy is the Italian group of the LESI. Its members include more than 300 representatives from leading Italian companies, law and IP firms, universities and research centers.

The Association assists IP professionals in improving their skills and techniques through self education, studies and researches, educational meetings, publications, and the exchange of ideas related to Intellectual Property and Licensing in domestic and foreign markets. LES Italy has also created the following publications:




Italian Code of Industrial Property


The English translation of the Italian Code of Industrial Property, amended by Legislative Decree n°131 of 13 August 2010 and subsequent laws untill 31/12/2013.

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Intellectual Property:
a tool for economic growth in the third millennium


Created for the World IP Day 2010, with the approval of the Directorate General for Counterfeiting - Italian Patent and Trademark Office, the publication aims to provide all the basics on Intellectual Property rights and the tools to maximize their value and successfully compete in today’s market.

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LES Italy news


The main legal decisions in the field of intellectual property, selected by LES Italy ( Year 2013 - available only in Italian ).

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