Licensing Executives Society Israel (“LES Israel”) is the Israeli branch of LES International (“LESI”), and is part of the Pan-European regional association of LESI.
Founded in 1973, and incorporated in 2000, LESI is the umbrella organization of national and regional associations for licensing executives. These national or regional associations are known as LESI’s “societies”, and they are sometimes also referred to as “branches” of LESI.
A Board of Directors and Board of Delegates, consisting of representatives of all national and regional societies, oversee the activities of LESI.
The goal of LES International is to function as a non-profit professional organization to supporting LES Societies in their efforts on behalf of individual members by:
LES Israel was founded almost 40 years ago. Among its members are lawyers, patent attorneys, intellectual property managers, IP consultants and additional professionals who are involved in the business of IP, from both the industry and the private sectors. A member of LES Israel generally enjoys the benefits afforded to other members of LES worldwide, including free access to the quarterly journal of LESI (known as “LES Nouvelles”), participating at conferences and seminars at reduced fees (and sometimes with no cost at all), networking opportunities, etc…