Conference preview: LES 2018 Annual Meeting

11-09-2018

Conference preview: LES 2018 Annual Meeting

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The Licensing Executives Society will host its 2018 Annual Meeting in Boston, from October 14 to 17, as WIPR finds out.

For more than 50 years, the Licensing Executives Society (LES) has been an influential association for IP, technology, and business development specialists, representing a highly diverse community of professionals across multiple industries. 

LES is hosting its 2018 Annual Meeting in the “City of Innovation”: Boston. More than 500 IP professionals and decision-makers will gather to address the latest IP trends and topics. 

The event will get under way on Monday, October 15 with a welcome featuring Walter Copan, director and undersecretary of commerce for standards and technology at the National Institute for Standards and Technology. Joining him is Andrei Iancu, director and undersecretary of commerce and IP at the US Patent and Trademark Office. They will share their expertise on the current trends in the world of IP.

“A panel of IP professionals, recruiters and development coaches will discuss career development.”

Deepak Malhotra is the Eli Goldston professor of business administration at the Harvard Business School and has numerous awards for teaching, including the HBS Faculty Award. His teaching, research and advisory work is focused on negotiation, deal-making and conflict resolution. During the Chairman’s Luncheon on Tuesday, October 16, he’ll share his knowledge on “Negotiating the Impossible”.

On October 17, our panel of IP professionals, recruiters and development coaches will discuss career development, the skillsets most in demand, and how to secure new leadership positions. All professions and industries represented in the LES membership will be explored. In addition, attendees can personally connect and arrange a one-on-one meeting with any of the panellists using the LES 2018 Annual Meeting app. You can download it from the App Store or Google Play using the passphrase LESAM18.

 

To find out more about the events, speakers and topics at the LES 2018 Annual Meeting, visit http://www.lesmeetings.org/am18/

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