ChIPs Inaugural Next Gen Summit

By Hannah Poplack and Molly Parsons

On Wednesday, September 14, ChIPs hosted the inaugural Next Gen Summit at WilmerHale and Sidley Austin LLP in Washington, DC for 230 ambitious young professionals. Building off of the continual success of ChIPs’ widely popular pre-Summit mock exercises, the organization expanded their programming to individuals in the first fifteen years of their careers. The day began with mock exercises and included a full afternoon of events tailored to the next generation of women leaders.

Girls Who Code Shadow Day at the US District Court in Austin

On July 29th, the brand new ChIPs Texas Chapter partnered with Girls Who Code—a non-profit working to close the gender gap in the technology sector—to host a program allowing high-school age girls to explore the intersection of technology and the law. The program took place at…

ChIPs ALI Program for High School Girls Completes Its Second Year

Engagement and commitment of our members are two primary reasons for ChIPs’ success. As part of our mission, ChIPs seeks to motivate, train and provide opportunities to the next generation of women leaders exploring careers in technology, law and policy. To that end, ChIPs is…

Thriving Through Transformation: PayPal’s Emily Ward

By Olga V. Mack and Carly O'Halloran Alameda

In 2015, Emily Ward, vice president and deputy general counsel at PayPal, was busy. Her itinerary included helping lead aspects of PayPal’s separation from eBay, aiding PayPal’s transition as its own company, organizing ChIPs’ global event in Washington DC, remaining active in her professional and…

ChIPs PNW Chapter Hosts Mediation Strategies Panel

On May 10, 2016, the ChIPs Pacific Northwest Chapter hosted an exciting panel discussion regarding mediation strategies and insights, featuring the perspective of retired US District Court Judge Faith Hochberg, now working as a full-time mediator and arbitrator, and esteemed litigators in private and corporate…

Intuit Lawyer Takes GC Spot at Tanium

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Anirma Gupta, former vice president and deputy general counsel at Intuit Inc., has joined Tanium Inc. as the company’s general counsel. She was with Intuit for more than 11 years, working on intellectual property, anti-piracy work and product counseling… Read The Full Article »

2015 Innovator Awards: Mallun Yen

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When RPX Corp. brought together more than 40 technology companies last year to license 4,000 Rockstar patents for $900 million, Cisco Systems Inc. general counsel Mark Chandler hailed the defensive patent aggregator for organizing “a consortium of unprecedented scale.” How complex and innovative was the…