Bench and Bar Event in New York

By Lisa Knight

The New York Chapter of ChIPs held its second event “ChIPs Goes To Court!” on May 1, 2018. The event was held in the law library of the Thurgood Marshall Courthouse on the 25th floor over looking lower Manhattan. The evening featured a very robust…

What do you do when you notice that you are the only women in the courtroom?

By Annsley Merelle Ward

Post originally published on LinkedIn. Last year, on International Women’s Day, I was in the middle of a complex patent trial in London. On that day in the courtroom there were about 40+ individuals, including the judge, barristers, solicitors, instructing in-house lawyers, experts, transcript writers and…

New York Chapter Launches With Energized Crowd

NEW YORK — The newly formed New York Chapter of ChIPs held its inaugural event in midtown Manhattan, drawing more than 100 women from law firms, companies, academia and government. U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska of the Southern District of New York delivered the keynote address…

Chicago Chapter Launches with High-Powered Panel

CHICAGO – Women in Greater Chicago whose professions relate to law and technology have another means to connect and address the advancement of women in the field, following the launch of ChIPs Chicago chapter on Feb. 7, 2018. The new chapter’s inaugural event, “A View…

Raise Your Voice: SheSource Helps Close Media Gender Gap

Kate McCarthy, director of programs for the Women’s Media Center and a 2017 Global Summit Speaker, wants to see you on the news. Check out how you can help correct the gender imbalance in the press and raise your own visibility with SheSource.

Silicon Valley Chapter Toasts to the Holidays

By Nancy (Xiaowen) Song and Olivia Manning

Tuesday November 28 the Silicon Valley ChIPs chapter turned up the holiday hits, decked the halls of Shearman & Sterling LLP, and hosted this year’s Holiday Shopping Party.

ChIPster Spotlight: Payton Iheme

By Tyeesha Dixon

‘17 ChIPs Global Summit speaker Payton Iheme started her career traveling the globe for the Army and went on to be a senior adviser to the Obama administration. Now, as Facebook’s public policy chief, Payton guides the social networking giant’s approach to sensitive issues around the world.

2017 Hall of Fame Honoree Announced: Michelle Lee

We’re thrilled to announce that this year’s honoree for the ChIPs Hall of Fame award is our very own Co-founder and is our very own Co-founder and Board Emeritus, Michelle Lee. As the first woman to head the 200-year-old U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Michelle…

The ChIPs ALI Program: What We Learned

By Sarina Deb

One of ChIPs’ core commitments is to motivate, educate, and inspire the next generation of women leaders and innovators. As one of those young women, I was fortunate to participate in the second annual ChIPs Advocacy Leadership Innovation (ALI) Program for Teen Girls. Day 1:…

Haute Tech 2: ChIPsters Discuss Fashion & Tech in New York City

On March Friday, March 31, 2017, the East Coast Chapter of ChIPs presented “Haute Tech 2: A Conversation with Innovators” at Kirkland & Ellis in New York City.

The panel included fashion entrepreneurs and legal professionals (listed below), and was organized by ChIPs East Coast Co-Chair, Kathi Cover and Karin Norton, who also moderated.

ChIPs Announces Launch of Indianapolis Chapter

We are thrilled to officially announce that “Women in IP” have joined forces with “ChIPs,” a nationwide organization dedicated to advancing women at the confluence of law, technology, and regulatory policy. With this founding of the Indianapolis ChIPs Chapter, we have the opportunity to make more meaningful connections here in Indiana, as well as to tap into a nationwide organization that shares our commitment to women’s advancement in intellectual property careers.