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Making the Case for Diversity


The importance of diversity at law firms remains a center of conversation. Sarah Morgan reviews the status.

Women in the boardroom: What more needs to be done?


Clearly legal departments, whether private practice or in-house, and the profession as a whole need to do more if the legal sector is ever to achieve the pipedream of gender parity.

Women in the boardroom: Diversity matters


To understand the current landscape, World IP Review undertook a global survey of law firm staffers and partners, asking about their experiences in their current organisations on diversity and inclusion, and what more the legal profession can do. Here are the results of the survey.

Women in the boardroom: A balancing act?

India, International02-05-2019

In the legal profession a woman can climb the career ladder, but between lawyer and partner level, there’s a step missing, and it often arises around parenthood.

Company focus: Nokia Technologies

India, International02-05-2019

Nokia’s chief legal officer Maria Varsellona spearheads the efforts to create a company where women have the same opportunities as men and are well represented in all business domains and functions.

WIPO: A long wait for balance


Women’s participation in Patent Cooperation Treaty applications has improved over time, but a gender balance may not be achieved until 2080, according to a 2016 report from the World Intellectual Property Organization. We spoke to director general Francis Gurry about his views.

Women in the boardroom: Survival of the fittest?


For the most part, law firm culture operates on a ‘survival of the fittest’ mentality, with employees hitting 60-plus hours on a weekly basis.

Women in STEM: Bridging the gender gap


A plethora of studies have indicated that diversity drives innovation and economic performance, so why are the STEM fields, where innovation is the life-blood, so behind on gender diversity? WIPR investigates the reasons behind the failure to attract and retain women, and what needs to be done.

IP office interview: Getting the message across

Caribbean25-04-2019Peronia Browne

An unwillingness to invest in IP is one of the biggest challenges facing Saint Lucia’s IP registry, but registrar Peronia Browne is determined to tackle it.

Working towards a diverse environment

25-04-2019Nicola Dagg

WIPR’s Influential Women in IP initiative is another crucial piece of the conversation about advancing women in the field of IP and building communities of like-minded individuals—regardless of gender—who are committed to creating environments where everyone can thrive, writes Nicola Dagg of Kirkland & Ellis.

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