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Influential Women in IP: Changing perceptions inside and out

UK05-11-2019Sarah Morgan

Ros Lynch, copyright and IP enforcement director at the UK Intellectual Property Office, speaks candidly to WIPR’s Sarah Morgan about being a black woman in the Civil Service and preparing for Brexit.

D+I = Innovation = Impact on the bottom line

International15-10-2019Wendy Choi

Wendy Choi of materials science and manufacturing company Avery Dennison explains her passion for diversity and inclusion and its importance to innovation—and ultimately the profit margin.

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, International, UK02-05-2019

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.

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