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“.…

Philadelphia Chapter Event: Breast Cancer Awareness

On October 23, 2019, our Philadelphia ChIPsters gathered to raise awareness of breast cancer and enjoy pink treats and inspiring words. We had a great turnout for the program and judging from the evaluations received, it was a resounding success. The event, held at the…

Moving the Needle

5 firms, $5,000,000, 5 years. Congratulations to Caren Ulrich Stacy and her team at Diversity Lab. Five major law firms have joined together with 26 general counsel from prominent corporations to create a $5 million ”Move the Needle” fund that will incubate ideas to combat…

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…

Bienvenue à Paris ChIPs! ChIPs Network Inaugural Europe Summit

On June 20, 2019 inspired by the incredible views across Paris, 50 ChIPsters gathered for the ChIPs Inaugural European brainstorming event at Allen & Overy. With representation from France, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Spain, Ireland, Poland, Sweden, the US and the UK, in-house counsel, policy advisors…

ChIPs Names Jamie Gorelick to Hall of Fame

ChIPs is delighted to announce its 2019 Hall of Fame honoree, Jamie Gorelick, one of Washington’s best-known lawyers, whose career has spanned the legal, government and corporate landscape and who is expert at solving difficult issues at the intersection of law and policy.  Gorelick is…

Member Spotlight: Monica Grewal

ChIPs Member Spotlight: Monica Grewal Boston Chapter Leader Monica Grewal is an intellectual property partner at WilmerHale and co-chair of the firm’s Post-Grant Proceedings Practice Group. She focuses her practice on patent litigation, prosecution and post-grant proceedings, including inter partes review and covered business method…

Texas Chapter Event: What Tech Can Expect From This Texas Legislative Session

On April 12th, Austin ChIPsters gathered to learn what the 86th has in store for tech companies. They enjoyed a great presentation from Caroline Joiner (Ironclad Partners), Dana Harris (Austin Chamber of Commerce), and Nora Belcher (Texas e-Health Alliance). It was an informative and positive-energy panel,…

Texas Chapter Event: Houston Innovation-Ecosystem

Our first Houston event was a huge success! Payal Patal (Station Houston) moderated a great discussion with Gina Luna (Houston Exponential) and Tom Luby (TMC Innovation Institute). Houston is clearly making a real investment in its entrepreneurs and innovators. Thank you to our sponsor, Baker…

Pacific Northwest Chapter Event: Women in Technology & Law Roundtable

On March 26th, the Pacific Northwest Chapter of ChIPs hosted a panel discussion entitled “Women in Technology & Law Roundtable”. ChIPsters from around the Pacific Northwest gathered at the Microsoft Campus to take in pearls of wisdom from our panel of seasoned IP veterans on…