LES Benelux is one of the thirty-three national and regional societies of the Licensing Executives Society. LES Benelux was formed in 1975 and has at present almost 400 members. It is the society for professionals and business people interested in licensing, the transfer of technology, and the commercialisation of intellectual property rights.
Members include managing directors, company executives, small business entrepreneurs, university licensors, campus company managers, inventors, venture capitalists, scientists, engineers, lawyers, patent and trademark agents, licensing consultants, marketing executives, academics and representatives from public bodies.
8 September 2021 – Young Members Network Event Online
The LES Young Members Committee organizes a network event for young members and anyone who is interested to join. The event will be held online via Gather Town. Attendees can discuss three different topics: data, artificial intelligence, and socially responsible licensing. The registration for this event is closed.
12 October 2021 – Webinar on Cybersecurity
At lunchtime Christian Prickaerts and Maurits Westerik will discuss the interplay between cyber security, confidentiality and trade secrets, touching upon questions like how does one deal with one’s precious R&D trade secrets, what kind of Chinese walls are appropriate when dealing with confidential information received from parties under NDA, what sort of security requirements can one ask for in licenses? Information security both in regard to private (e.g. competitors, hackers) and state actors (e.g. industrial espionage, dawn raids by authorities) will be touched upon. Questions from the audience are welcome and can be mailed ahead to the secretariat. Please click here for more information
15 and 16 November 2021 – Licensing Course
The Licensing Course will be held on 15 and 16 November 2021. Please click here for more information.
- All presentations of earlier meetings can be found under Past Events.
LES Benelux is one of the thirty-three national and regional societies of tLES International.
Founded in 1972, and incorporated in 2000, LES International (LESI) is the umbrella organization of national and regional associations for licensing executives. A Board of Directors and Board of Delegates, consisting of representatives of all national and regional societies, oversee the activities of LESI.
LES International functions as a non-profit professional organization to broadly support LES Societies in their efforts. Please see the LESI website for further information.