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LES South Africa

The Licensing Executives Society Of South Africa

The Licensing Executives Society of South Africa is an association of licensing and technology transfer professionals dedicated to the creation, promotion and implementation of business opportunities through equitable technology licensing, both locally and internationally.

LES South Africa is a member society of the international association known as the Licensing Executives Society International.

LESI hosts an annual conference at a different city around the world each year. LESI has more than 31 member countries with over 10 000 individual members.


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Join LES and enjoy all the benefits of the society membership. Fill in our online form to either apply or renew your membership.


Enhance Education

The receipt of information and opportunity to attend highly educational activity touching on all topics relevant to the field of technology licensing. These include seminars, licensing courses, workshops and regular evening meetings.

Expand Your network

The opportunity to network and meet at local and international conferences, with others involved in a field of licensing who come from all different technical, geographic and legal fields and to learn from their practical and diverse experience.

legislative impact

The opportunity to lobby and influence those involved with the formulation of laws and regulations which affect the licensing, transfer and protection of technology. Receipt of the quarterly publication LES Nouvelles which contains a wealth of information, not only concerning licensing but also the activities of the international association.

Connect with LESI

Receipt of the annual membership directory of LESI which provides details of contacts in all countries in which LES is active.

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