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Class of 2021: Positive strides

International09-08-2021Zoe Butler and Tess Waldron

Zoe Butler and Tess Waldron of Powell Gilbert feature on WIPR’s 2021 Influential Women in IP and Trailblazer lists, respectively. They discuss the main D&I issues confronting the sector and what should be done to tackle them.

Diversity survey: The need for action

International06-08-2021Muireann Bolger

WIPR’s latest diversity survey shows that the legal sector is trying to deliver initiatives, but the time has come for concrete measures. Muireann Bolger reports.

A call for change: how to make it matter

30-07-2021Muireann Bolger

The Black Lives Matter movement has led a rallying cry for greater equality for people of diverse backgrounds. IP lawyers of colour tell Muireann Bolger why the legal sector has reached a turning point.

Career series: Alicia Instone, Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys

International15-07-2021Muireann Bolger

Alicia Instone became the youngest-ever president of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys when she was appointed this year. She shares her views on diversity in the profession and the power of perseverance.

A unique vision: Dr Ming Tan of IPOS International

International, Singapore15-07-2021Dr Ming Tan

A robust IP regime and respect for the value of intangible assets are vital to an innovative economy. IPOS International is the enterprise and engagement arm of the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore. Set up in 2019, it offers solutions to public agencies and enterprises by bringing together unique technical capabilities in patent search, examination and analytics, IP management and skills development.

I. Stephanie Boyce: ‘Keep talking and measuring’

International, UK15-07-2021I. Stephanie Boyce

The president of The Law Society of England and Wales tells WIPR why the time has come for the sector to tackle systemic racism, embrace targets and deal with the fallout of COVID-19.

‘We will not stay silent and sit idly by’

International11-06-2021Jennifer Salinas

A year on from the murder of George Floyd, Jennifer Salinas, executive director, global litigation, Lenovo, explores why it is vital for the legal sector to learn the lessons of the past and address its historic lack of diversity.

Career series: Susi Fish, IP Inclusive

EU, UK11-06-2021Muireann Bolger

Susi Fish, partner at Boult Wade Tennant and co-lead of the Women in IP committee of IP Inclusive, discusses her love of the patent profession and deep-rooted commitment to promoting D&I in IP.

A catalyst for action

10-06-2021Scott Burwell

Clients have become a key driver in achieving law firm diversity, particularly if they insist upon greater representation of Black and Hispanic lawyers among their outside counsel. Scott Burwell, partner at Finnegan, reports.

MARQUES: How brands adapt in a changing world

International07-06-2021Marion Heathcote

Brands are having to adapt to changing social norms and beliefs in order to stay relevant. Marion Heathcote of Marques explains how brands can stay in touch with what consumers want.

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