The Licensing Executives Society (LES) USA & Canada 2023 Annual Meeting takes place Oct. 15-18 in Chicago. Womble Bond Dickinson attorneys Preston Heard and Sam Savanich will combine business and fun with a game show-styled presentation.

The “Searching for Specification for Satisfaction Game Show” session will examine written description and enablement issues for U.S. patents and what innovators can do in this everchanging patent environment. Exciting prizes will be on the line! The session is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 17.

WBD Partner Karthika Perumal currently serves as LES President and will help lead the Annual Meeting. Other WBD attorneys attending will include Travis Iams, Jeff McIntyre, and Jeff Whittle.

The LES Annual Meeting brings together licensing and IP professionals from around the world to learn about trends, advancements, and best practices in licensing and intellectual property management. The theme of this year’s conference is, “Winds of Change: Dealmaking Trends in the Evolving Innovation Economy."