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…

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…

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…

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…

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