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Disrupting bias: why specific prejudices require a tailored intervention

UK01-02-2021Raph Mokades

Raph Mokades founded London-based recruitment company Rare Recruitment to help people from diverse backgrounds develop careers in elite professions, including law. He tells WIPR that when it comes to tackling deep-rooted bias, a tailored approach is required.

Career series: Jo-Ann See, Amica Law

Singapore01-02-2021Muireann Bolger

Jo-Ann See, director of Singapore law firm Amica Law, describes to WIPR how she developed a love of IP after a shaky start in the sector, and why career challenges should be viewed positively.

Diversity Q&A: ‘COVID-19 will have a massive impact on work-life balance’

International12-01-2021Véronique Durand-Rettally

As we start 2021, WIPR asked IP lawyers for their thoughts on the legal sector’s progress in the area of diversity and inclusion, as well as the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement on these initiatives. Véronique Durand Rettally, partner at the Mexico office at Baker McKenzie, shares her thoughts.

Career series: Elisabeth Stewart Bradley, Bristol Myers Squibb

International12-01-2021Elisabeth Stewart Bradley

Elisabeth Stewart Bradley, vice president of innovation law, trademarks, copyrights, and brand protection at Bristol Myers Squibb, explains how her love of words complements an unexpected career in IP, and the benefits of a non-traditional leadership style.

‘They said no three times. I tried again’: I. Stephanie Boyce

UK11-01-2021Sarah Morgan

Time and again, I. Stephanie Boyce was told that a legal career was not for her. But she persevered and, despite setbacks, is set to become president of the Law Society of England and Wales. Sarah Morgan reports.

Diversity Q&A: ‘COVID-19 has already slowed change’

International06-01-2021Muireann Bolger

As we start 2021, WIPR asked IP lawyers for their thoughts on the legal sector’s progress in the area of diversity and inclusion, as well as the impact of the pandemic and the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement on these initiatives. Cecilia Sanabria, partner at law firm Finnegan, shares her thoughts.

Career series: Anita Shaw, IBM

UK01-12-2020Anita Shaw

Anita Shaw, IP law counsel at IBM, talks about her passion for technology, the best way to learn about IP and a love of post-work gelato.

The real impact of judgments

India01-12-2020Justice Prabha Sridevan

Justice Prabha Sridevan has left her mark on the Indian IP industry, first as a judge of the Madras High Court, and then as chair of the Intellectual Property Appellate Board. Here, she tells WIPR about two cases that she will always remember.

Building Blocks and Relationships

International16-11-2020Sarah Morgan

Debbie Epstein Henry, consultant, best-selling author, and public speaker, will facilitate an interactive workshop at INTA’s Annual Meeting that is aimed at advancing women’s leadership—in alignment with a new Association initiative. Sarah Morgan finds out more.

Hidden depths: the problem of unconscious bias

International04-11-2020Muireann Bolger

Deep-rooted prejudices continue to blight the legal sector and its D&I efforts. But while many firms have introduced training programmes to tackle unconscious bias, it will take more than quick-fixes to change entrenched behaviour. Muireann Bolger reports.

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