LES is an international community of innovation and commercialisation professionals. Our focus is to create an environment for effective and successful commercialisation using open exchange ideas, identifying best practice and encouraging innovation through both networking and education in all areas of intellectual property.

History, Formation and Structure of LES

LES International (LESI) is a global business association made up of 33 national and regional societies, representing more than 11,000 individual members in over 90 countries, all involved in the licensing, transfer and management of intellectual property rights.

Individual members include management representatives from large, medium and small companies, scientists, engineers, academicians, governmental officials, lawyers, patent and trademark attorneys and consultants.

LESANZ is the Australian and New Zealand chapter of LES International. Membership with LESANZ also includes membership with LESI.

LES Member Societies

There are currently 33 LES Member Societies, some of which are national and some of which are regional, each with their own website and activities. To visit any of these Member Society websites, use the links provided below.

Member Society Website     Member Society Website
Andean Community Click here     Israel Click here
Arab Countries Click here     Italy Click here
Argentina Click here     Japan Click here
Australia & New Zealand Click here     Korea Click here
Austria Click here     Malaysia Click here
Benelux Click here     Mexico Click here
Brazil Click here     Philippines Click here
Britain & Ireland Click here     Poland Click here
Chile Click here     Russia Click here
China Click here     Scandinavia Click here
Chinese Taipei Click here     Singapore Click here
Czech Republic & Slovakia Click here     South Africa Click here
France Click here     Spain & Portugal Click here
Germany Click here     Switzerland Click here
Hungary Click here     Turkey Click here
India Click here     Thailand Click here
        USA & Canada Click here