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LES USA-Canada Annual Meeting

OCTOBER 20-23, 2024

Our program offers something for everyone, including sessions on utilizing the International Trade Commission to enforce your IP rights – exclusion orders etc., branding, IP ownership in Life Sciences, Life Sciences spinouts, the use of data in complex SEP licensing, the U.S. manufacturing requirement of the Bayh-Dole act, using Big Data to improve R&D, negotiations, top licensing mistakes, content specifically focused on Emerging Leaders, career advice for those starting in their licensing career, to more advanced topics at the frontier of AI, partnerships across industries, trends in brand valuation, litigation finance, recent legal and legislative updates from the U.S. and Europe, and MORE!

In addition, the conference dates coincide with the famous annual New Orleans Halloween Parade taking place on Saturday night October 19! The parade is a fun-filled event of floats and cheer that will go right by our Marriott hotel. 

New Orleans is world-renowned for its distinctive music, Creole cuisine, unique dialects, and its annual celebrations and festivals, most notably Mardi Gras. The historic heart of the city is the French Quarter, known for its French and Spanish Creole architecture and vibrant nightlife along Bourbon Street.

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Bob Held

Co-Chair LES 2024 Annual Meeting

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Arpi Siyahian

Co-Chair LES 2024 Annual Meeting

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Ann Cannoni

LES President

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