Tag: Chapters

Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Girls Have No Limits

In the past decade, only 4% of patents have been held by solely by women inventors, despite the groundbreaking contributions by amazing women in IP across the globe. As an organization focused on the advancement of women across tech policy and law, our chapters are…

Community – Empowering and Fun in DC

by Annette Puente

On January 14, 2020, the ChIPs DC chapter came together with Betsy Fisher to put on 2020: New Year, New You. ChIPs asked a new DC ChIPster to write about her experience as a first time ChIPs event attendee. Below, Annette Puente shares her impressions…

New York Chapter Event: Grow, Transform, & Succeed

More than 100 ChIPsters gathered in Bryant Park for a panel entitled: Grow, Transform, and Succeed: Taking Charge of Your Career and Thriving with Change LIKE A BOSS The New York Chapter of ChIPs held its latest event at Dechert LLP in midtown Manhattan, drawing…

ChIPs DC Chapter Partners with Google, Georgetown Law and BEACON DC

ChIPs partnered with Google, the The Institute for Technology Law & Policy at Georgetown Law, and BEACON DC to host Startup Law 101, a full-day workshop for female founders.  Thirty experts gave compelling presentations on key legal topics impacting entrepreneurs, such as how to form…

ChIPs and Akin Gump Host Post-Election Discussion

A record number of women ran for and won Congressional seats in the 2018 Midterm Elections. In recognition of the historic gains women made and the role women played in the election, the DC Chapter of ChIPs held a post-election roundup event on November 13,…

Leveraging the ‘Me,Too’ Movement

By ChIPs Indianapolis Chapter

Starting from the non-controversial presumption that women are no less intelligent or capable than men, one would expect that increased opportunities for women would have fundamentally increased the numbers of women in positions traditionally occupied by men

Bench and Bar Event in New York

By Lisa Knight

The New York Chapter of ChIPs held its second event “ChIPs Goes To Court!” on May 1, 2018. The event was held in the law library of the Thurgood Marshall Courthouse on the 25th floor over looking lower Manhattan. The evening featured a very robust…

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…

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.