Bienvenue à Paris ChIPs! ChIPs Network Inaugural Europe Summit

On June 20, 2019 inspired by the incredible views across Paris, 50 ChIPsters gathered for the ChIPs Inaugural European brainstorming event at Allen & Overy. With representation from France, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Spain, Ireland, Poland, Sweden, the US and the UK, in-house counsel, policy advisors…

ChIPs Names Jamie Gorelick to Hall of Fame

ChIPs is delighted to announce its 2019 Hall of Fame honoree, Jamie Gorelick, one of Washington’s best-known lawyers, whose career has spanned the legal, government and corporate landscape and who is expert at solving difficult issues at the intersection of law and policy.  Gorelick is…

Member Spotlight: Monica Grewal

ChIPs Member Spotlight: Monica Grewal Boston Chapter Leader Monica Grewal is an intellectual property partner at WilmerHale and co-chair of the firm’s Post-Grant Proceedings Practice Group. She focuses her practice on patent litigation, prosecution and post-grant proceedings, including inter partes review and covered business method…

Texas Chapter Event: What Tech Can Expect From This Texas Legislative Session

On April 12th, Austin ChIPsters gathered to learn what the 86th has in store for tech companies. They enjoyed a great presentation from Caroline Joiner (Ironclad Partners), Dana Harris (Austin Chamber of Commerce), and Nora Belcher (Texas e-Health Alliance). It was an informative and positive-energy panel,…

Texas Chapter Event: Houston Innovation-Ecosystem

Our first Houston event was a huge success! Payal Patal (Station Houston) moderated a great discussion with Gina Luna (Houston Exponential) and Tom Luby (TMC Innovation Institute). Houston is clearly making a real investment in its entrepreneurs and innovators. Thank you to our sponsor, Baker…

Pacific Northwest Chapter Event: Women in Technology & Law Roundtable

On March 26th, the Pacific Northwest Chapter of ChIPs hosted a panel discussion entitled “Women in Technology & Law Roundtable”. ChIPsters from around the Pacific Northwest gathered at the Microsoft Campus to take in pearls of wisdom from our panel of seasoned IP veterans on…

Portfolia’s First Step Fund

While nearly 30% of affluent men have invested in young companies, women are just beginning to invest in innovative companies they want in the marketplace. In fact, only half of 1% of women have backed start-ups, despite controlling the bulk of the personal investable assets…

Heels of Justice Podcast

We’re excited to share the launch of Heels of Justice, a podcast created by ChIPsters Katherine Minarik and Sarita P. Venkat! Each episode will share the trailblazing story of a woman lawyer, some you’ve heard of and many you have not. These are the tales…

Philadelphia Chapter Launches with Sold-out Event

On the eve of Women’s History Month, Philadelphia launched one of ChIPs newest chapters. It’s hard to upstage Philadelphia’s latest architectural crown jewel, the Comcast Technology Center – a 1,121-foot skyscraper with 60 unique stories. However, on February 21, 2019, it wasn’t only the building’s…

New York Chapter Event: Grow, Transform, & Succeed

More than 100 ChIPsters gathered in Bryant Park for a panel entitled: Grow, Transform, and Succeed: Taking Charge of Your Career and Thriving with Change LIKE A BOSS The New York Chapter of ChIPs held its latest event at Dechert LLP in midtown Manhattan, drawing…

Boston Chapter Launches with Fireside Chat

Congratulations to the Boston Chapter Leadership for a successful launch in November! ChIPs Board Director Dorian Daley spoke in a fireside chat to guests from law firms, corporate legal departments, and academia at Analog Devices’ headquarters. WilmerHale and Finnegan sponsored this great event. Guests were…