Ann M. Cannoni, CLP serves on the Board of Directors for the Licensing Executives Society (LES), and is President-Elect for LES USA/CA for 2023-2024. Ann is an Intellectual Property attorney and Certified Licensing Professional with over 30 years of experience in patent strategy, preparation, protection and litigation in the chemical and mechanical fields, with an emphasis in pharmaceutical, polymer, and organic chemistry and medical devices. Before joining The Webb Law Firm, Ann served as Senior Director-Patents for Schering-Plough Pharmaceutical Corporation, where she was in charge of all chemistry patent activities. Earlier, as Assistant Counsel-Coatings & Resins for the Automotive OEM and Aerospace Business Units of PPG Industries, Inc., Ann supervised all Intellectual Property activities for these business units. Prior assignments included conducting similar activities for the Fiberglass and Biomedical Business Units.