USPTO could expand patent bar to tackle gender gap
Senators ask USPTO to close ‘archaic’ patent gender gap
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The rise in remote and hybrid working offers a chance for firms to address the ongoing challenges related to the IP sector’s gender gap, says Raquel Flanzbaum of Ojam Bullrich Flanzbaum.
How gender issues are handled tells us a lot about how important diversity and inclusion (D&I) really is for an organisation.
Although it is not the only factor to consider—ethnicity, age, culture, disability and sexual orientation are other areas to analyse—in these post-pandemic days it is useful to review the gender issue in organisations and what changes, if any, have been made.
I shall present here our experience in this field, as a mid-sized IP law firm in Argentina.
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Ojam Bullrich Flanzbaum, gender gap, pandemic, D&I, IP sector, remote work, COVID-19, non-discrimination