2017 Hall of Fame Honoree Announced: Michelle Lee

We’re thrilled to announce that this year’s honoree for the ChIPs Hall of Fame award is our very own Co-founder and is our very own Co-founder and Board Emeritus, Michelle Lee. As the first woman to head the 200-year-old U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Michelle…

The ChIPs ALI Program: What We Learned

By Sarina Deb

One of ChIPs’ core commitments is to motivate, educate, and inspire the next generation of women leaders and innovators. As one of those young women, I was fortunate to participate in the second annual ChIPs Advocacy Leadership Innovation (ALI) Program for Teen Girls. Day 1:…

Haute Tech 2: ChIPsters Discuss Fashion & Tech in New York City

On March Friday, March 31, 2017, the East Coast Chapter of ChIPs presented “Haute Tech 2: A Conversation with Innovators” at Kirkland & Ellis in New York City.

The panel included fashion entrepreneurs and legal professionals (listed below), and was organized by ChIPs East Coast Co-Chair, Kathi Cover and Karin Norton, who also moderated.

ChIPs Announces Launch of Indianapolis Chapter

We are thrilled to officially announce that “Women in IP” have joined forces with “ChIPs,” a nationwide organization dedicated to advancing women at the confluence of law, technology, and regulatory policy. With this founding of the Indianapolis ChIPs Chapter, we have the opportunity to make more meaningful connections here in Indiana, as well as to tap into a nationwide organization that shares our commitment to women’s advancement in intellectual property careers.

All ChIPs Panel at NAPABA

An all-ChIPsters panel presented at the 2016 National Asian Pacific American Bar
Association (NAPABA) on “Pushing to the Top: Women Attorneys in High-Tech
Culture.”

ChIPster Spotlight: Kathi Cover

ChIPs exists because of our members – each of you is an important part of this vibrant, giving community that we have created together. We are constantly inspired and impressed by your different backgrounds and diverse paths you’ve taken, both in and out of the…

ChIPs Global Summit 2016: Event Wrap-Up

By Hannah Poplack and Molly Parsons

The fifth annual ChIPs Women in Technology, Law and Policy Global Summit took place September 15-16th, 2016 at the Mandarin Oriental in Washington, DC. This year’s summit brought together over 500 women from all over the country to share experiences and ideas, network, and work together to further the advancement of women in IP, technology and policy.

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…