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Membership Categories & Dues


Membership Categories & Dues

It's easy to become an LES member. Simply click on the "Join Now" button below and fill out the short application. You'll promptly receive a welcome email detailing three steps to get started immediately. Then, keep an eye on your mailbox for your New Member welcome letter which will tell you how to get the most out of your membership.

LES Membership runs calendar year (January 1-December 31). LES does not prorate membership dues. Please note that all LES memberships are non-transferable and non-refundable. 

Any person of good ethical reputation and business affiliation who subscribes to the society's rules of conduct for members, and who, in business or professional activities, has significant responsibility for the licensing or transfer of industrial or intellectual property rights, or for other substantial action relating thereto, shall qualify as an active member.

To join online click on the Join Now button below.


Join Now, expiration will be 12/31/2021.

You may also download a paper Membership Application here.

Student Members - $55 Annually

In accordance with Article 2.5 of the LES Bylaws, a student member is defined as:

Any person not qualified under any other class of membership who is regularly enrolled as a graduate or undergraduate student of an accredited college, university, or post-graduate school and has a bona fide interest in the profession. Such membership shall continue until the close of the fiscal year of the society in which such person ceases to meet such qualifications.

To apply for this membership category download the application here.

* This category of membership currently receives all benefits associated with LES membership.

Membership Emeritus - $195 Annually

For more information on this category please contact or 703-234-4059.

Want to know more? Please contact us at or 703-234-4059.


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