Date: November 16, 2021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow

LES Britain & Ireland will be holding their 2021 Annual Conference IN-PERSON in GLASGOW this November!

The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Licensing in Challenging Time‘ and it will include the following sessions:

  • -Deal making trends and outlook for the Life sciences industry – The industry has faced a very challenging but interesting time over the last couple of years – how has the industry reacted as a whole and what next for our deal making?
  • -Public Support for Start-up Ventures
  • -Commercialisation of the Academic Research Base – Challenges, Learnings, and Initiatives in University Licensing through the Pandemic (and impacts going forward)
  • -No one is safe until everyone is safe – the story behind CEPI’s R&D partnerships and supporting the COVAX Mission
  • -Agreements to Supply Products in a Time of Shortage
  • -Irn-Bru: Protecting a Heritage Brand
  • -Challenges and opportunities for the Scotch Whisky industry (Gala Dinner speaker)

View the Preliminary Programme HERE.

The main conference will be preceded on  15 November by our full-day LES100 Training Course, “Commercialising IP through the Power of Licensing”. There will also be a half-day LES workshop on “Copyright – Collective Licensing after the Digital Single Market Directive 2019/790” in the afternoon.

Following the LES100 and LES workshop there will be a Civic Reception (kindly hosted by Glasgow City Council) and a Gala Dinner on 15 November for all LES100 and Conference attendees.


Click here for FULL Conference details.


See you in Glasgow!