ChIPs is a global community with thousands of members and more than a dozen regional chapters in the United States and abroad. Membership open to professionals and students who share our mission of advancing and connecting women in technology, law and policy.

Our community of members includes general counsels, chief IP officers, chief litigation officers, and chief privacy officers, policymakers, lawmakers, regulators, academics, students, board directors, technologists innovators, investors, corporate executives and entrepreneurs.

As a benefit of membership, ChIPs members have access to our online member community.  This community is for members to connect and network. In the community, members can join one or more of our regional chapters, learn about upcoming events and connect with each other through online discussions.  

Professional Member

As a professional member you will join our community of more than 3,500 women in law, tech and policy. For access to our programming and networking opportunities, we encourage all members to affiliate with one (or more) of our sixteen regional chapters. Each regional chapter organizes multiple events per year, focusing on networking, legal education, community outreach and professional development.

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Law Student Member

To qualify for student membership, individuals must be actively enrolled in law school and demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in tech, law or policy. Student members are encouraged, but not required, to affiliate with a regional chapter. At this time, our professional chapters in Boston, Minneapolis, New York, Orange County/San Diego, Philadelphia, Silicon Valley and Texas are accepting student affiliates.

Proof of status as a student must be demonstrated each year. Acceptable forms of proof are transcripts, schedules and/or scholarship packages.

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