University of New Hampshire

School of Law

School of Law

Licensing Executives Society (LES)

Licensing Executives Society at UNH Law, a student organization

About us

The University of New Hampshire School of Law (UNH Law) student chapter of the Licensing Executives Society (LES) is the first and only law school chapter in the U.S, and is open to all students at the law school. The mission of LES Chapter at UNH Law is to offer law students access to the LES USA structure, and facilitate the mission of the LES USA.

We are committed to educating our members the economic significance of licensing of any form of intellectual property, and regarding the current laws & any changes in laws in the U.S. and worldwide, which affect technology transfer and licensing of intellectual property rights. We will foster this awareness through seminars, workshops, presentations, discussions, and mentorship.

We further encourage, facilitate, and support our member’s involvement in LES USA & International meetings and seminars, both at national and regional level.  This student chapter hopes to bring national recognition to UNH School of Law students through these learning and networking opportunities.

Join LES

LES membership gives you exclusive access to resources and benefits such as:

  1. Professional & learning opportunities
  2. Thinking cross-discipline (law, business, and technology)
  3. Networking opportunities with fellow members and licensing experts
  4. Peer-to-peer learning
  5. Access to massive collection of latest licensing news and best licensing practices across the world

LES members demographics

We have 1L, 2L, 3L, LLM, and Masters Students of UNH School of Law as our members.

LES leadership positions for 2014-2015


Mr. Abhishek Chopra

The current President is Mr. Abhishek Chopra, MIP '14.

The President is the head of the organization, and is responsible for presiding, managing and directing the LES Board towards the mission and vision of LES Chapter. Specifically, the President presides over meetings, and manages the agenda for the meetings.

The President is also responsible for representing LES Chapter of UNH to the school administration, faculty members, and outside of school.

Vice President

Zixiu Wu

The current VP Communication is Ms. Zixiu Wu, MIP '14.

The Vice President is responsible for the committee oversight, organization interaction, communication & coordination between the students & LES Board, and stepping in when the President is unavailable.

Vice President
(External Affairs)

Mr. Karan Marjara

The current VP External Affairs is Mr. Karan Marjara, MIP '14.

The Vice President is responsible for communication & coordination with the external resources, alumni, and updating the members regarding the latest activities of LES USA and International.


Mr. Butain Ma

The current Secretary is Mr. Butain Ma, MIP 14.

The Secretary is responsible for managing the administrative work of the organization. Specifically, the Secretary keeps minutes at each meeting, tracks attendance of all LES Board members, and keeps track of the internal voting process and school events taking place.


Mr. Justice Rines

The current Treasurer is Mr. Justice Rines, MIP JD ’14.

The Treasurer acts as the keeper of the finances for the LES Chapter. Specifically, the Treasurer prepares and submits a proposed Budget for all LES events to SBA, and keeps record of all finances.

Past events

Licensing, Litigating, and Lessons from the Trenches with Richard A. Baker, Jr.
Apr. 7, 2014

Licensing Compliance – Pitfalls and Best Practices with Pauline Booth
Apr. 4, 2014

Contact us

Licensing Executives Society
University of New Hampshire School of Law
2 White Street
Concord, NH 03301

Faculty Advisor
Cavicchi, Jon
Jon R. Cavicchi

Professor of Legal Research
Intellectual Property Librarian