ChIPs Accelerators with Morgan Lewis
  • 9:30 - 10:20 AM PST
  • Creating Opportunities for Diverse Lawyers

    February 7, 2023  9:30 10:20 am EST

    Moderated by Morgan Lewis

    Sarita Venkat, Cisco
    Shawnna Yashar, Lenovo
    Amalie Weber, Splunk

    Our panel will discuss the continued importance of diversity recruiting in IP – sharing their own personal experiences and success stories and offering practical advice on how to improve our pipeline, support diverse junior IP lawyers, and create clear paths for advancement and promotion. Our panelists will also discuss the important role that mentorship plays — both for diverse lawyers and law students.


    • How to create ongoing opportunities for diverse lawyers
    • How to avoid roadblocks you may face in diversity recruiting efforts
    • How to be an effective mentor for diverse law students and lawyers

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