GTIF has become a focal point of discussion for policy makers and professionals seeking to advance the business of intellectual property on a global scale,” explained LESI President James E. Malackowski.
Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) December 21, 2011
The Licensing Executives Society International, Inc. (LESI; http://www.LESI.org) announced today that it will host delegates from six continents at the upcoming LESI Global Technology Impact Forum (GTIF), taking place on January 23-25, 2012 in Geneva, Switzerland.
The Licensing Executives Society represents more than 10,000 individual members in over 90 countries. Delegates attending GTIF represent the following LES Member Societies: Andean Community, Arab Countries, Australia & New Zealand, Benelux, Brazil, Britain & Ireland, Chile, China, Chinese Taipei, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Philippines, Scandinavia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain & Portugal, Switzerland, Turkey, and USA/Canada.
These delegates will discuss topics related to the management of intellectual property (IP) and technology transfer to further economic growth, as well as next generation IP market development.
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“GTIF has become a focal point of discussion for policy makers and professionals seeking to advance the business of intellectual property on a global scale,” explained LESI President James E. Malackowski.
At present, over 25 leading global organizations, including the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), World Trade Organization (WTO) and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), representing three interest groups – Intellectual Property Protection & Harmonization, Trade & Economic Development, and Technology Transfer & Standards – will participate.
More than 100 business and legal executives are also expected. GTIF is open to the public with registration found at http://www.gtiforum.org/register.
About the LESI Global Technology Impact Forum (GTIF)
The LESI Global Technology Impact Forum (GTIF) is an annual event, hosted by the Licensing Executives Society International, Inc. (LESI), developed to coordinate and publicize the efforts of premier global non-profit and non-governmental organizations dedicated to the promotion of IP licensing and technology transfer for the betterment of mankind. Invited organizations are representative of three interest groups: IP Protection & Harmonization; Trade & Economic Development; and Technology Transfer & Standards.
Founded in 1972, the mission of the LESI is to function as a non-profit professional organization supporting LES member societies in: setting and maintaining global professional standards for licensing executives; facilitating professional networking between members of LES societies; providing quality educational content for member societies; and serving as liaison between leading global organizations and policy forums concerning the significance and importance of licensing and other transfer of technology and intellectual property rights.