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  • Patent Assertion Entities (PAEs): Mitigating Risks Globally

    Join the LES Technology Transfer Committee and the LESI Patent & Technology Licensing Committee for a discussion related to company strategies related to addressing Patent Assertion Entities (PAEs) – challenges and opportunities as well as ways to limit litigation risks involving PAEs. Speakers:

    o Peter Ling, Partner, Lenz & Staehelin (Zurich, Switzerland) - MODERATOR

    o K Subodh Kumar, Head IP Services at Tata Consultancy Services (Hyderabad, India)

    o Nikolaos Minas, Global IP Counsel at Wesco (Dublin, Ireland)

    o Bita Mortazavi, Vice President of Patent Analysis at RPX Corporation (San Francisco, USA)

    o Sam Wiley, Vice President of Thought Leadership and Partnerships at LOT Network (Albuquerque, USA)

  • LESI TDM Committee

    Our theme  for the year is BRANDS IN SPORTS.

    Please join our monthly calls on the third Friday of the month.

  • Thanks to our new IP Valuation Committee Leaders!

    A short post to thank our IP Valuation Committee leaders for 2023-2024, Chris and Bob! 

    Chair: Chris Schulte, Ankura (USA & Canada)

    (22) Chris Schulte | LinkedIn

    Vice Chair: Bob Held, Held IP (USA & Canada)

    (22) Robert (Bob) Held, CLP, IAM-300 | LinkedIn

Upcoming Events

  • Wednesday

    LESI Innovation Trends Committee "Creating Innovation: Meet the Winners of the 2023 LESI Innovation

    Dec 6, 17:00 - 18:00 (CET)
    Innovation is key for any good and healthy company. During the webinar, we will meet some of the winners of the 2023 LESI Innovation Award to understand which factors drive innovation and how innovative companies move from an idea to a product. The cases presented will be of great inspiration for both innovators and people advising companies on innovative processes and IP. Speakers: Antonio Di Bernardo and Tanja Sovic – Innovation Trends Committee Chairs Rupa H Darji - BASF Corporation Lisa Schroeder - BASF Corporation Julian Bobe - CIRC

  • Thursday

    LESI Thought Leadership Program 2023/24 - Track 3: UPC Litigation Strategies

    Dec 7, 17:00 - 18:30 (CET)
    Join us for the next session in the Track 2 of LESI’s Thought Leadership Program: UPC Litigation Strategies. This is session # 2 and will feature an interview with two UPC Judges: Dr. Matthias Zigann - Presiding Judge of the Local Division of the UPC Court in Munich Mrs. Rian Kalden - Presiding Judge of the second panel and member of the Presidium of the UPC

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