Fiona Nicolson appointed President of LESI, the global intellectual property organisation
Fiona Nicolson is the recently-appointed President of the Licensing Executives Society International (LESI). LESI is one of the world’s leading, not for profit IP organisations with over 9000 members in 90 countries, and is headquartered in the US. Fiona, one of Scotland’s pioneering female legal brains and one of the leading IP legal advisers in the UK is the first female President of the organisation from Europe and started her presidency on 26th May in Yokohama. Fiona Nicolson, Alan Johnson and Sophie Lawrance participated in the LES Britain & Ireland Annual Conference, which focused on IP Licensing across industries and academia, and included key highlights of the latest legal developments as well as thought-provoking sessions on life science deals and tech transfer trends. Alan and Sophie respectively moderated and spoke at the session on SEP (Standard Essential Patents).
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