Licensing Executives Society
Silicon Valley Chapter

LES Silicon Valley Chapter events include monthly luncheons with prominent and informative guest speakers from a variety
of professional industries.

Upcoming LES Silicon Valley Chapter events:

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Future Patent Wars - Beyond the Smartphone Battles and Bloodbath
When: January 28, 2015 , 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Lucie Stern Community Center, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto CA 94301
LES SVC Annual Sponsors

Innography enables organizations of all types and sizes to achieve optimal return on their IP investments. Innography's proprietary suite of products combines unique correlation and visualization technologies to seamlessly integrate patent data with financial, litigation, market, and other key business information. This enables users to quickly gain valuable insights for managing, protecting, and exploiting their patent portfolios. Based in Austin, Texas, Innography is the world's premier Intellectual Property Business Intelligence (IPBI) provider.

Dolcera is an international services firm specializing in intellectual property, market research and competitive strategy for North American, European and Asian clients.

Kenyon & Kenyon LLP combines strong technical sophistication with adept proficiency in intellectual property law to successfully enforce and defend the IP rights of many of the world's most innovative companies. Kenyon represents clients in IP litigation, prosecution, counseling, licensing and transactional matters pertaining to patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, unfair competition, false advertising, IP antitrust, and technology transfer issues. Kenyon has particularly extensive experience handling IP matters for companies in industries including academia, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, consumer products, computers, software, Internet and e-commerce, semiconductors, consumer electronics, telecommunications, financial services, automotive and aerospace, materials science, industrial and equipment manufacturing, energy, entertainment, media and sports. To learn more about Kenyon’s attorneys, experience and rankings, please visit

Perkins Coie is a law firm that represents great companies across a wide range of industries and stages of growth—from start-ups to FORTUNE 100 corporations.

The Silicon Valley Business Journal covers the news that professionals in the region need to know, both online and in print. It also hosts a number of panels, events and awards presentations that are both informative and excellent networking opportunities.

Welcome to LES Silicon Valley Chapter
Welcome to the Silicon Valley Chapter of Licensing Executives Society (U.S.A. & Canada), Inc.

LES Silicon Valley Chapter provides many networking opportunities with Business Executives, Lawyers, Licensing Consultants, Engineers, Academicians, Scientists, and Representatives of Government.

The Mission of LES Silicon Valley Chapter is:

To facilitate the exchange and dissemination of knowledge and information on licensing and intellectual property.

To assist members in improving their skills and techniques in the practice of intellectual property licensing by delivering instructive and topical seminars and training courses.

To be the voice of our local licensing community in public and governmental affairs to monitor changes in the law and the practice of licensing and protecting intellectual property.

To further the objectives of the Licensing Executive Society.

About the Licensing Executives Society


Licensing Executives Society (LES) is a non-profit, professional society of more than 5,000 members in the US and Canada who are involved in the transfer, sale, use and development of intellectual property, including professionals in the fields of law, academics, science and technology, in both government and the private sector. LES USA/Canada is a chapter of LES International with 13,000 members in 97 countries.


Become a member of LES! Members identify networking as the number one benefit of membership in LES. Ample opportunities are available at national, local chapter, and international conferences and meetings for member interaction.


LES provides excellent educational opportunities. Meeting programs, workshops, seminars, and publications are based on timely and essential topics to keep members up to date on developments in licensing practices, law, regulation, and current issues relevant to licensing.


LESI offers many publications. LESI publishes numerous books, pamphlets, videos, and other educational materials that are available for purchase. The following publications are available to LES members only:

Les Nouvelles is a leading technology transfer and licensing journal that is published quarterly by LES (USA and Canada) Inc. for LESI. Les Nouvelles includes articles on various licensing topics, upcoming LES and LESI meetings, and reports from member societies and committees.

Viewpoints is the LES bi-monthly newsletter, containing up-to-date information on LES programs and activities.