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Weston Anson

Weston Anson

Industry Leader and Expert Witness
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  • (858)454-9091

Mr. Anson, Chairman of CONSOR, is a seasoned licensing valuation and marketing professional with a long history of successful programs at firms such as Booz-Allen & Hamilton, Playboy Enterprises and Hang Ten International. He holds a Masters degree in Business Administration (honors) from Harvard University and is active in all of the major international trademark and intellectual property associations as a speaker and an officer. Wes is a prolific author on the subject of licensing and intellectual property and has published over 150 articles in the United States and overseas. Since founding CONSOR in San Diego over twenty years ago, Wes has constructed and implemented numerous licensing programs for major corporations and has performed valuations of hundreds of intellectual property components.

Selected Offices & Memberships

  • American Bar Association (ABA), Associate Member, 2001 – Present
  • ABA, Intellectual Property Law Section, Member, 2010 – Present
  • ABA, Litigation Section, Member, 2010 – Present
  • ABA IPL, Trademark Litigation Committee, Member, 2010 – Present
  • ABA IPL, Copyright Committee, 2012 – Present
  • ABA IPL IP, Transactions & Licensing Committee, 2014 – Present
  • American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), Asset Sales Committee Chair, 2005 – 2008
  • ABI, Member, 2002 – Present
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association, Member, 2013 – Present
  • Copyright Society, Member, 2016 – Present
  • International Trademark Association (INTA), Online Use Working Group Subcommittee, Member, 2011 – 2012
  • INTA, Law Firm Committee, Member, 2009 – 2011
  • INTA, Right of Publicity Subcommittee, 2012 – 2013
  • INTA, Internet Committee, Member, 2013 – 2014
  • Licensing Executives Society International (LESI), Valuation Standards Committee, Co-Chair, 2009 – 2013
  • Licensing Executives Society (LES), Member, 1992 – Present
  • LES, Chair, Technology Branding and Trademark Licensing Committee, 2015 – Present
  • LES, Valuation and Pricing Committee, 2016 – Present
  • Licensing Economics Review, Editorial Board, 1999 – Present
  • Licensing Business Review, Editorial Board, 2002 – Present
  • Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA), Vice President and Member of Board of Directors 1997 – 2007
  • LIMA, Lifetime Member, Board of Directors
  • The Licensing Journal, Advisory Board, 1996 – Present
  • National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts, Certified Instructor, 2010 – Present
  • Turnaround Management Association (TMA), Member, 2001 – Present
  • National Association of Auctioneers, Board of Directors, 2012 – 2014
  • Total Brand Licensing Magazine, Editorial Advisory Board, 2013 – Present

Affiliations

  • La Jolla Historical Society, President, 2018 – Present
  • La Jolla Historical Society, Board of Directors, 2016 – Present
  • La Jolla Playhouse, Board Member
  • Les Chevaliers du Tastevin
  • Harvard Clubs of New York, San Diego
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego
  • Mission Bay Yacht Club (San Diego)