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.

Recent presentations have featured
speakers from Google, Intel, Samsung, Visa, Dolby, SAP, General Electric, Qualcomm, Hewlett-Packard, Electronic Arts, and more.

Patent Values and Litigation: The New Normal?
When: February 18, 2015 , 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Mariani''s Inn, 2500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, 95051
LES SVC Annual Sponsors

Hewlett-Packard Company is a premier multinational information technology corporation. It provides hardware, software and services to consumers, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and large enterprises, including customers in the government, health and education sectors.




Innography provides better answers to questions about intellectual property to help organizations improve their business results. 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. With a premier client list of over 250 patent owners and industry-leading client satisfaction, Innography is the world’s premier Intellectual Property Business Intelligence (IPBI) provider. For more information about Innography, please visit us a www.innography.com. Join us on LINKEDIN at www.linkedin.com/company/innography. Follow us on Twitter @Innography.




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




VajraSoft Inc. is Intellectual Property Management Software Company based in Silicon Valley – helping customers Manage Innovations and monetize IP’s. VajraSoft Inc. is Master Class IP Solution provider, providing end-to-end IP automation and accelerating innovations from Lab to Market. VajraSoft Inc. is one-stop-shop for all IP Solutions needs and is transforming how patents are managed & monetized. VajraSoft Inc.’s IP products won several Cloud awards including – TiE50 Award, UP Start Cloud Awards for Best Industry Application for 2012. CIO Review magazine listed VajraSoft Inc. as CIO Big Data - 100 Most Promising Big Data Companies for 2014. Silicon India magazine listed VajraSoft Inc. as Top 100 Technology companies in US for 2013. VajraSoft Inc. is also UP Start Cloud Award winner for Best BI / Analytics Application for 2013. For more information, visit our websites – http://www.vajrasoftinc.com and http://www.pintels.com




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 www.kenyon.com.




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

OVERVIEW

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.

MEMBERSHIP IN LES

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.

EDUCATION

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.

PUBLICATIONS

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.