All Communities

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18 total

Americas  

Keeps abreast of the developments and the anticipated future developments of the intellectual property laws, antitrust laws, cases, regulations and other matters, of the countries party to the Pan-American treaty.

  last person joined 11 days ago

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Asia Pacific  

The Asia Pacific Committee seeks to promote and enhance cooperation and collaboration among the LESI societies in one of the most dynamic regions of the world today by sharing information, resources, and experiences, through regional activities, joint society activities, networking and creating more opportunities to build valuable relationships.

  last person joined 4 days ago

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Chemicals, Environment, Energy, and Materials  

The Chemicals, Environment, Energy, and Materials Committee serves as a focal point for the members of the petrochemical, chemical, polymers, and associated industries.
The committee will promote networking among its members, sponsor appropriate educational activities such as, but not limited to, workshops, lectures, and seminars. It will aggressively pursue recruitment of business-oriented members on a worldwide basis.

  last person joined 27 days ago

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Copyright Licensing  

Provides a forum for study, reflection and discussion among members of LESI of issues relevant to copyright licensing generally, but it focuses on questions of interest to all participants in the computer and information systems sector, with a particular emphasis on the issues which affect the licensing and, more generally, the diffusion of computer technology.

  last person joined 4 months ago

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Dispute Resolution  

Monitors what is going on in Dispute Resolution, both concerning ordinary civil disputes and alternative dispute resolution, e.g. Arbitration and Mediation and shall study and report on developments in practice in litigation and arbitration as well as a comparative study of civil disputes and arbitration in various legislations.

  last person joined 6 months ago

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European  

Aims to keep abreast of developments and anticipated future developments of laws, cases, regulations, trade agreements and other matters which are important for technology transfer in or involving the European Union.

  last person joined one month ago

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Global Technology Impact Forum  

The LESI Global Technology Impact Forum (GTIF) is a series of events dedicated to the promotion of intellectual property (IP) licensing and technology transfer for the betterment of mankind. Leveraging IP for Public Good and to address social, environmental and other global needs.

  last person joined 27 days ago

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High Growth Technology Business Committee  

The High-Growth Technology Business (HTB) Committee, through training offers, publications and case studies, highlights intellectual assets as a key value driver for business decision-makers as well as IP professionals in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The LESI HTB committee, together with the EPO HTB committee, established the EPO-LESI HTB initiative to have a focused approach reaching out to SMEs, in particular to start-ups and scale-ups.
See the HTB community on LinkedIn which provides up-to-date information on the various programs and where relevant content and updates are shared: www.linkedin.com/company/htbcommunity
Chair: Thomas Bereuter (thomas.bereuter@gmail.com)
Vice-chairs (alphabetical order): Adéla Dvořáková (aadvorakova@gmail.com), Juergen Graner (office@globalator.com), Audrey Yap (enquiries@yusarn.com)

  last person joined 25 days ago

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High Technology (HTC)  

The Electronics, Information Technology and Telecommunications Committee and the Engineering, Transportation and Physical Sciences Committee have merged to form the High Technology Committee. This committee includes professionals working for companies, research institutions, service providers, and organizations associated with advanced new technologies in the physical sciences including consumer electronics, software, information technology, digital content, telecommunications, nanotechnology, semiconductors, mobile devices, transportation, aerospace, automotive and other electrical and mechanical systems.

  last person joined 11 days ago

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Innovation Trends Committee  

The Innovation Trends Committee is a horizontal and transversal organization within the structure of LESI Committees. It is responsible for monitoring the factors of change brought by innovation that significantly impact the current intellectual property framework, identifying any shortcomings, and proposing corresponding solutions.

  last person joined 22 hours ago

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IP Valuation  

The IP Valuation Committee is a LESI Professional committee that includes qualified IP Valuation specialists who are members of local LES societies. Most of them are Chair or Co-Chair of local IP Valuation Committees. The committee will identify issues, factors and methodologies used in giving value to IP portfolios or license deals, through a worldwide coordination of all related activities.
Chair: Chris Schulte, Ankura (USA & Canada)
Vice Chair: Bob Held, Held IP (USA & Canada)

  last person joined 27 days ago

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Life Sciences  

Provides LESI and its constituent Member Societies with information and content in the Life Sciences field for educational, networking and promotion of the profession.
Co-Chair: Joanne van Harmelen (ENSafrica)
Co-Chair: Marie Barani (Allen & Overy (Belgium) LLP)
vice-Chair: Richa Pandey (Krishna & Saurastri Associates LLP)
vice-Chair: Jade Wood (Gowling WLG)

  last person joined 27 days ago

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Patent and Technology Licensing  

Prepares papers and undertake studies on matters relevant to patent and technology licensing as requested by or agreed with the officers of LES International, suggests speakers and workshop leaders on subjects pertaining to patent and technology licensing as requested by the officers of LES International or third party organisations, and promotes the publication in les Nouvelles of papers and reports on matters relevant to patent and technology licensing.

  last person joined 4 days ago

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SDG IP Index Committee  

The SDG-IP Index Committee is a horizontal and transversal organization within the structure of LESI Committees focused on creating and maintaining an IP Index for innovative companies employing Sustainable Business Development (SDG) goals. It is responsible for defining a worldwide recognized framework to identify, recognize and help improve companies’ best practices to align their IP management strategy and outcomes to their Sustainable Development Goals.

  last person joined one month ago

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Technology Transfer  

The Technology Transfer Committee (TTC) is an LESI Professional Committee that serves as the focal point for experts involved in relations and transactions related to the commercialization of scientific ideas and inventions.
Technology transfer (TT) plays a key role in realizing the potential impact of scientific ideas and results. It typically refers to the commercialization of scientific or technological inventions via licensing or sale of intellectual property, but it also covers research collaborations and creation of new companies and startups that aim to commercialize a scientific invention or a novel technology. The field requires specific expertise and seamless cooperation between several different types of actors ranging from companies to universities, research organizations, and government agencies.
Please find more details about the mission and activities of TTC on https://www.lesi.org/committees-community/lesi-committees-overview/industry-professional-regional-committees-overview/technology-transfer-committee
Committee Chairs:
- Co-Chair: Peter Ling, Partner at Lenz and Staehelin (LES Switzerland), email: peter.ling@lenzstaehelin.com
- Co-Chair: Saara Inkinen, Technology Transfer and Innovation Management Consultant, Founder, Nordic Catalyst (LES Austria), email: saara.inkinen@nordiccatalyst.com
- Vice-Chair: Shiva Loccisano, CEO, BeHold srl (LES Italy), email: shiva.loccisano@gmail.com

  last person joined 4 days ago

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Trademarks, Design and Merchandising  

Collects and disseminates information regarding trademark and character licensing, including know-how and techniques of licensing trademarks as assets; and cooperates with the Trademark Administration Committee of LES USA/Canada in the protection and administration of the LES trademarks, including matter of use, registration, maintenance and policing.

  last person joined 3 days ago

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Women in Licensing Alliance  

Advancing the growth of women in leadership through education, mentoring and networking opportunities.
WILA will serve as a gathering point for education on the international efforts advancing the skills and leadership of women, and offer international networking and mentorship opportunities. LESI is well positioned to bring women and men together from around the world to share experiences in professional advancement and cultivate a culture of inclusion and support for the advancement of women in licensing.

  last person joined 4 days ago

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Young Members Congress  

Founded to meet the networking and professional needs of young executive LESI members.

  last person joined 11 days ago

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