The Licensing Executives Society (LES) USA & Canada 2023 Annual Meeting takes place Oct. 15-18 in Chicago, and Womble Bond Dickinson will be well-represented in the Windy City.

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

Heard and Savanich will host a game show-style presentation on written description and enablement issues for U.S. patents and what innovators and defendants can do in this everchanging patent environment. Come for the patent insights, stay for the exciting prizes!

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.”