The following are guidelines to help authors prepare papers for publication in les Nouvelles, the journal of the Licensing Executives Society International. les Nouvelles is published quarterly and is designed to further the Society’s objectives of assisting members and others in improving their skills, techniques and knowledge in licensing and protecting Intellectual Property.
Relevance to the creation, maintenance, management or exploitation of intellectual property rights or knowledge and the negotiation of agreements for those purposes.
Whether the article duplicates articles previously published without providing a fresh perspective or update.
The clarity of the article in presenting information to the reader.
The quality of the academic rigor brought to bear on the subject matter of the article.
Whether the article will be of interest to members.
The final decision for publication rests with the Editor.
Submission Requirements and Style
- and not PDF.All articles should be submitted in Word or text
- It is always best to keep a paper as brief as possible. A good maximum length is 20 double-spaced pages. A minimum of 3-5 pages is encouraged. Substantive papers as well as Society-related articles must be submitted electronically to the Editor. A disk is not necessary.
- Please also submit an abstract of the article.
- Citations should follow a standardized format. We suggest using the AMA Citation Style.