What do you do when you notice that you are the only women in the courtroom?

By Annsley Merelle Ward

Post originally published on LinkedIn. Last year, on International Women’s Day, I was in the middle of a complex patent trial in London. On that day in the courtroom there were about 40+ individuals, including the judge, barristers, solicitors, instructing in-house lawyers, experts, transcript writers and…

New York Chapter Launches With Energized Crowd

NEW YORK — The newly formed New York Chapter of ChIPs held its inaugural event in midtown Manhattan, drawing more than 100 women from law firms, companies, academia and government. U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska of the Southern District of New York delivered the keynote address…

Chicago Chapter Launches with High-Powered Panel

CHICAGO – Women in Greater Chicago whose professions relate to law and technology have another means to connect and address the advancement of women in the field, following the launch of ChIPs Chicago chapter on Feb. 7, 2018. The new chapter’s inaugural event, “A View…

Former PTO Director Michelle Lee Re-joins ChIPs Board

ChIPs, a nonprofit corporation that advances women in technology, law and policy, announced today that the Honorable Michelle K. Lee, has re-joined the board of directors. The board at its last quarterly meeting unanimously voted to approve Lee, a founding member of ChIPs, for a two-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2018.

Raise Your Voice: SheSource Helps Close Media Gender Gap

Kate McCarthy, director of programs for the Women’s Media Center and a 2017 Global Summit Speaker, wants to see you on the news. Check out how you can help correct the gender imbalance in the press and raise your own visibility with SheSource.

Silicon Valley Chapter Toasts to the Holidays

By Nancy (Xiaowen) Song and Olivia Manning

Tuesday November 28 the Silicon Valley ChIPs chapter turned up the holiday hits, decked the halls of Shearman & Sterling LLP, and hosted this year’s Holiday Shopping Party.

ChIPster Spotlight: Payton Iheme

By Tyeesha Dixon

‘17 ChIPs Global Summit speaker Payton Iheme started her career traveling the globe for the Army and went on to be a senior adviser to the Obama administration. Now, as Facebook’s public policy chief, Payton guides the social networking giant’s approach to sensitive issues around the world.

2017 Global Summit Panel on AI Featured on Thomson Reuters Blog

The Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute Blog published an article about the 2017 ChIPs Global Summit panel on robotics and artificial intelligence. Celine Jimenez Crowson, a partner and chair of the IP practice in the Americas at Hogan Lovells, moderated the discussion with panelists Carol…

ChIPs Panel on Cybersecurity Covered in National Law Journal

ChIPs co-founder and board member Noreen Krall appeared on a cybersecurity panel at the 2017 Summit along with FireEye General Counsel Alexa King, United States Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand and Jennifer Morrish of the United Kingdom’s UCHQ. The panel was moderated by Caroline Krass, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, the former GC of the CIA. (Photo by Tracey Salazar)

Former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates Speaks at the Summit

In a wide-ranging discussion on the final day of the 2017 ChIPs Global Summit, former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates talked about her path to becoming a lawyer, those fateful 10 days at the Acting Attorney General and her lack of desire — for now…