New York Chapter Event: Poker Divas

Think law and poker have nothing in common? Think again. In November, our New York Chapter members joined Poker Divas and learned how to win big in business using the strategies of poker. They learned how to use key poker skills – like reading other…

ChIPsters on the Front Lines: Tackling Pro Bono Cases

For the first time in decades, people are saying “thank God for the lawyers.” ChIPsters have been hard at work tackling pro bono cases for women and other underrepresented groups. They’re devoting their precious free time to social causes they believe in. Now more than…

Take Your Seat at the Bench: An Evening with the IP/Tech Judges

By Eibhlin Vardy

Post originally published on the IPKat Blog. Instead of sitting on this side of the Court room – whether as a barrister, solicitor, client, or member of the public – have you ever wondered what it would be like to be on the bench? What…

ChIPs DC Chapter Partners with Google, Georgetown Law and BEACON DC

ChIPs partnered with Google, the The Institute for Technology Law & Policy at Georgetown Law, and BEACON DC to host Startup Law 101, a full-day workshop for female founders.  Thirty experts gave compelling presentations on key legal topics impacting entrepreneurs, such as how to form…

ChIPs and Akin Gump Host Post-Election Discussion

A record number of women ran for and won Congressional seats in the 2018 Midterm Elections. In recognition of the historic gains women made and the role women played in the election, the DC Chapter of ChIPs held a post-election roundup event on November 13,…

Technology, Politics, Artificial Intelligence, Ethics, Bias and Women!

By Mona Sabet

Lately I’ve been on a mission to get event organizers (be they corporations, industry associations or various firms) to appreciate the abundance of women with incredible expertise in a variety of trending topics that are available to speak at their often male dominated conferences. As…

2018 Global Summit – It’s a Wrap!

For our seventh annual Global Summit, we explored NEW FRONTS in the technology, legal and regulatory landscapes. This year’s sessions covered cutting-edge developments in the law, the shifting regulatory landscape for technology companies, challenges facing general counsel, and diversity and inclusion strategies available. Our speakers…

Laura Ashley Harris Awarded 2018 Rachel Krevans Scholarship

In a phone interview with Laura Ashley Harris  ChIPs asked our first ever scholarship receipt about her passion for IP and post law school plans. Ever since she was a child, Laura Ashley Harris knew she was interested in a career in law. While she…

Leveraging the ‘Me,Too’ Movement

By ChIPs Indianapolis Chapter

Starting from the non-controversial presumption that women are no less intelligent or capable than men, one would expect that increased opportunities for women would have fundamentally increased the numbers of women in positions traditionally occupied by men

ChIPs Names U.S. Senator Mazie K. Hirono to Hall of Fame

SAN FRANCISCO (Monday, July 9, 2018) — ChIPs is delighted to announce its 2018 Hall of Fame honoree, U.S. Senator Mazie K. Hirono, a barrier breaker who has dedicated her life to public service. Hirono blazed a trail from Honolulu to Washington, D.C., becoming Hawaii’s…

6 Things I Learned from the ChIPs ALI Program

By Minna Fingerhood

The 2018 ChIPs ALI Program held June 12 and 13 in San Francisco gave female high school students and recent graduates a unique introduction to the world of high-tech law. Over the course of the two-day program, 30 students from across the Bay Area gained exposure…

ChIPs Announces Rachel Krevans Scholarship

ChIPs announced today the launch of the Rachel Krevans Scholarship for women law students interested in a career in intellectual property.

ChIPs established the scholarship in 2018 to honor the memory of Rachel Krevans, a renowned intellectual property litigator at Morrison & Foerster LLP, and to promote diversity in IP, a practice area central to ChIPs’ roots.