O’Malley and Chen Will Keynote ChIPs NextGen Summit

Two remarkable women lawyers — retired U.S. Judge Kathleen O’Malley and Infoblox General Counsel Wei Chen — will open and close the ChIPs NextGen Summit, October 26 in San Francisco. “The theme of ChIPs NextGen Summit is blazing your own trail, and these women representing…

NextGen Summit Will Educate and Inspire

ChIPs NextGen Summit 2022 October 26 in San Francisco is a robust motivating and networking event for industry professionals early in their careers. It is also an education event with content on breaking barriers, leveraging social media, and developing professional relationships. The event includes two…

ChIPs Member Interviews Get ‘To the Point’

A new biweekly interview series from ChIPs is taking a deep dive into gender diversity in tech, law and policy. “ChIPs: To the Point” — on LinkedIn Live and ChIPs YouTube Channel — shows how ChIPs members have tackled career challenges and advanced diversity in…

Nominations Open for ChIPs General Counsel Boot Camp

  SAN FRANCISCO (August 30, 2022) – Nominations are now open for ChIPs General Counsel Boot Camp 2023, an innovative 12-month course for in-house attorneys who want to advance to the position of general counsel. The deadline is September 30. Only a limited number of…

Q&A: How Aussies and Kiwis Formed Our Newest Chapter

How does a ChIPs Chapter go from idea to reality? To find out, we interviewed the co-chairs of our new Australia and New Zealand Chapter — Ronelle Geldenhuys, Principal at Foundry Intellectual Property and Anna Vandervliet, Senior Associate, Intellectual Property Disputes at Herbert Smith Freehills. …

Amy Weaver of Salesforce to Open ChIPs Global Summit

Amy Weaver, president and chief financial officer of Salesforce, will open the ChIPs Global Summit 2022, Thursday, October 27 in San Francisco. Weaver will be interviewed by Jennifer Yokoyama, ChIPs Board Member and Corporate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Microsoft, at 9 a.m. PT.…

NextGen Summit Will Take Women to Next Level

ChIPs NextGen Summit is back in person October 26 at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco with a full-day program designed to advance ChIPs members early in their careers to “blaze their own trail.”     Retired U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Kathleen O’Malley will kick off…

ChIPs Honors Five Firms for Inclusion Excellence

ChIPs, the global organization of women in law, tech and policy, has named five firms to its Honor Roll for 2022. Morgan Lewis and Nixon Peabody have been recognized for Excellence in Inclusion for All. The firms of Orrick, Perkins Coie, and WilmerHale have been…

ChIPs Rises Down Under with New Chapter

  ChIPs, the international organization of women in tech, law, intellectual property and policy, has a new chapter on a new continent — Australia and New Zealand. The new Chapter — which already has more than 125 members — will hold its inaugural event Friday, September…

ChIPs to Induct Mary Cranston in Hall of Fame

SAN FRANCISCO (July 11, 2022) – ChIPs, the international organization of women in tech, law, intellectual property and policy, will induct Mary B. Cranston into its Hall of Fame. The Chair Emeritus of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP will be honored at the ChIPs Hall…

ChIPs Announces 2022 Scholarship Recipients

June 3, 2022, San Francisco  ChIPs is pleased to announce the 2022 ChIPs Scholarship recipients. Congratulations to Rachael Geiger of Santa Clara University School of Law and Niki Camateros-Mann of University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law,  who were each awarded $10,000.   Geiger…

Kathi Vidal to Keynote ChIPs Global Summit 2022

May 18, 2022 – San Francisco Kathi Vidal, the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, will address the ChIPs Global Summit 2022, Friday, October 28 in San Francisco. The Global Summit will be held…