A spotlight on India, Russia and China


Alex Baldwin

A spotlight on India, Russia and China

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Conversations around diversity and inclusion initiatives in IP can focus on efforts in the US and in European countries. WIPR’s Alex Baldwin spoke to three IP practitioners from India, Russia and China to learn more about the issues in their countries.

The scales seem to be tipping in favour of more diverse representation in law, with initiatives in place throughout the sector aimed at increasing the number of female lawyers, minorities and LGBT+ individuals in the profession.

But when discussing diversity in law, we tend to focus on countries where corporate diversity and inclusion (D&I) practices are commonplace.

If we look past the US and Europe, we can achieve a greater insight into the role women, minority ethnic people and members of the LGBT+ communities can play in the global legal system.

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