Are Your Friendships at Work Holding You Back? 

Last year, Mallun Yen, ChIPs Co-founder and CEO, explored the question of whether women’s friendships are holding them back in their careers and wrote about her findings in her Fortune.com article “How Friendship Holds Women Back in Their Careers–and What They Can Do About It“.…

Atlanta Chapter Leader Tori Silas Featured on Law.com

“Atlanta makes sense when you consider how much the technology industry is growing here—whether from the startup perspective or with big companies like NCR relocating to metro Atlanta, plus universities like Georgia Tech,” -Tori Silas ChIPs’ newly launched Atlanta chapter and its’ leader Tori Silas…

StubHub Vice President and General Counsel Stephanie Burns Joins ChIPs Board

SAN FRANCISCO (AUGUST 2, 2019) – ChIPs, a nonprofit organization focused on advancing women in technology, law and policy, announced today Stephanie Burns has joined the Board of Directors. Ms. Burns is Vice President and General Counsel at StubHub, the world’s most trusted ticket marketplace…

​​Hon. Michelle K. Lee Testifies at Congressional Hearing

On February 11, 2019, the USPTO released “Progress and Potential: A profile of women inventors on U.S. patents,” a report on the trends and characteristics of U.S. women inventors named on U.S. patents granted from 1976 through 2016. The report showed that women still comprise…

Annsley Merelle Ward Featured in JUVE Patent

European online patent publication JUVE Patent recently published “Beyond Window Dressing”, an article featuring Annsley Merelle Ward, ChIPs London Co-chair and Senior Associate at Bristows, LLP. Annsley discussed gender diversity in UK patent litigation and the work that ChIPs London is doing to change the…

Michelle K. Lee Honored in “CBS Cares” #SEEHER PSA Campaign

The CBS Corporation and the Association of National Advertisers recently paid tribute to the Honorable Michelle K. Lee in their #SEEHER PSA Campaign to Celebrate Women’s History Month.  Michelle is being honored for being the first woman director of the United States Patent and Trademark…

Noreen Krall Featured on Law.com’s “Legal Speak” Podcast

Noreen Krall, ChIPs Co-founder and Board Chair,  was recently featured on Law.com’s “Legal Speak” podcast. In this insightful podcast, Noreen shared stories about the people who have helped shape her career and some of the events leading up to the founding of ChIPs. Listen to…

New Legal Industry Diversity & Inclusion Survey Goes Beyond Headcount

SAN FRANCISCO (October 30, 2018) – ChIPs, a nonprofit organization focused on advancing and connecting women in technology, law, and policy, has released the results of their ground-breaking Inclusion Blueprint Survey, a joint initiative with Diversity Lab that measures gender diversity in law firm leadership as well…

Rachel Krevans Scholarship Featured in the SF Daily Journal

By Caroline Hart, Daily Journal Staff Writer

Rachel Krevans, a leading intellectual property attorney at Morrison & Foerster LLP for over 30 years who died last year of cancer, has been honored with a scholarship in her name… Read full article…

Former PTO Director Michelle Lee Re-joins ChIPs Board

ChIPs, a nonprofit corporation that advances women in technology, law and policy, announced today that the Honorable Michelle K. Lee, has re-joined the board of directors. The board at its last quarterly meeting unanimously voted to approve Lee, a founding member of ChIPs, for a two-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2018.