The Michigan Chapter of the Licensing Executives Society (LES) to host Intellectual Property and Licensing Symposium on Feb. 22

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The Michigan Chapter of the Licensing Executives Society (LES) to host Intellectual Property and Licensing Symposium on Feb. 22  

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Feb. 2, 2017 – Michael N. Spink, an intellectual property attorney and shareholder in the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation’s largest intellectual property law firms, announced the Michigan Chapter of the Licensing Executives Society (LES) will hold an Intellectual Property and Licensing Symposium on Wednesday, Feb. 22 on the campus of Wayne State University in Detroit. Spink is a co-chair of the Michigan chapter of LES, which is an international professional society comprised of nearly 3,000 members engaged in the transfer, use, development, manufacture and marketing of intellectual property.

The Intellectual Property and Licensing Symposium will take place from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium inside the Wayne State University Law School. It will feature an advanced discussion of intellectual property and licensing issues by distinguished panelists Jeff Calfa, Chief IP Counsel for Navistar, John Carney, Director of Commercialization and Licensing at Delphi, Mary Meyer, Head of Global Licensing for General Motors and Patti Glaza, Vice President of Invest Detroit. A reception will follow the panel discussion.

Pricing is $70 for members and $85 for non-members through Feb. 6; after Feb. 6, pricing is $85 for members and $100 for non-members. To register for the Feb. 22 event, or to learn about LES and the Michigan chapter, visit the LES Michigan chapter website page.

About LES (USA and Canada)

Established in 1956, LES (USA and Canada) is a professional society of nearly 3,000 members engaged in the creation, commercial development and orderly transfer of intellectual property. LES is a member society of the Licensing Executives Society International, Inc. (LESI), which has more than 10,000 members world-wide.

Brinks Gilson & Lione

Celebrating its centennial year in 2017, Brinks Gilson & Lione is one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the US, and helps clients around the world to protect and enforce their intellectual property rights.  Our more than 140 lawyers, patent agents and scientific advisors assist clients in all aspects of patent, trademark, unfair competition, trade secret, and copyright law.  Brinks attorneys provide informed counsel with respect to innovations in a range of complex and valuable technologies, including pharmaceuticals, chemicals, bioengineering, industrial manufacturing, electronics and software, and medical devices.  More information is at www.brinksgilson.com.

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