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INTA: Leading on and off the court

International09-09-2020Sarah Morgan

Earlier this year, the International Trademark Association focused on championing and advancing women’s leadership in IP. WIPR spoke to its president, Ayala Deutsch, to find out more.

Career series: Jayne Durden, Anaqua

International07-09-2020Jayne Durden

Jayne Durden, vice president of law firm strategy at Anaqua, tells WIPR about her motivation to help companies achieve their goals in a simpler way, and her determination to mentor and encourage her younger peers.

Career series: Sarah Burstein, University of Oklahoma

05-08-2020

Sarah Burstein, professor of law at the University of Oklahoma, tells WIPR about her unconventional route into IP, her proudest achievement and the ongoing challenges facing women in law.

Promoting diversity in IP law: how small actions can lead to big changes

05-08-2020Eldora Ellison and Gaby Longsworth

Diversity, equality and inclusion are firmly on companies’ agendas in 2020, but how can you make a difference? Eldora Ellison and Gaby Longsworth of Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox offer their advice.

Social mobility: widening the circle

UK29-06-2020Julia Florence

Julia Florence, the immediate past-president of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys, recalls some of her formative experiences and discusses her ideas of how future IP lawyers can be supported and encouraged.

Career series: Nichole Mercier, Washington University

29-06-2020Nichole Mercier

Nichole Mercier heads one of the few US tech transfer offices that offers a programme encouraging women inventors into commercialisation. Speaking to WIPR, she outlines her career path to becoming managing director of the office of technology management at Washington University in St. Louis.

Friends in D&I places

Australia, Scotland, United Kingdom, United States18-06-2020Tom Phillips

Creating a diversity culture at work needs allies who aren’t afraid to get a little uncomfortable, as WIPR’s Tom Phillips discovers.

Trailblazers: The best advice

International05-06-2020Sarah Morgan

For people starting out in any field, it’s important to learn from the ones who are already making their mark. WIPR spoke to some of the 2019 Class of Trailblazers about their advice for those entering the IP profession and the challenges they’ve overcome.

The great exodus

International, UK04-06-2020Sarah Morgan

Bullying, a dearth of opportunities and lower pay are just some of the reasons why the legal profession is bleeding its minority groups. Sarah Morgan investigates.

A culture of growth and equality

Iceland03-06-2020Sarah Morgan

Borghildur Erlingsdóttir, director general of the Icelandic Intellectual Property Office, sees massive opportunities at a time when Iceland’s economy is at a turning point, drawing on its old industries to drive innovation, as she tells Sarah Morgan.

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