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LSPN Connect: Intel, Lenovo share experiences of racism

International17-09-2020Muireann Bolger

Leading IP partners and leaders have urgently called for more action from law firms to promote D&I during a free-to-view LSPN Connect session.

100 law firms achieve Mansfield Rule certification

16-09-2020Muireann Bolger

In the US, 100 law firms have earned a Mansfield Rule certification after completing a year-long programme aimed at promoting D&I, recruitment specialist Diversity Lab has revealed.

Sazerac toasts a TM victory at the English High Court

15-09-2020Trademarks NewsMuireann Bolger

In a victory for the US whiskey brand, Sazerac, the English High Court has ruled that its trademark for its whiskey brand was infringed.

Bar Standards Board launches reverse mentoring scheme

UK04-09-2020Women in IPMuireann Bolger

The Bar Standards Board has unveiled a pilot reverse mentoring programme, in which student and pupil barristers from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds will mentor senior white barristers.

Twelve more law firms pledge to tackle career barriers for BAME lawyers

International28-08-2020Muireann Bolger

A dozen law firms, including Baker McKenzie and Bird & Bird, have pledged to tackle the career obstacles faced by black, Asian and minority ethnic lawyers, by signing a Race Fairness Commitment.

More female and minority inventors could increase US GDP by 4%: study

24-08-2020Women in IPMuireann Bolger

Increased participation of female and minority inventors in the innovation process could boost the US’ gross domestic product (GDP) by more than 4%, according to a new proposal by The Hamilton Project, an economic policy initiative.

HSF unveils new disability mentoring scheme

UK21-08-2020Women in IPMuireann Bolger

Law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has launched a disability mentoring programme in collaboration with diversity talent development organisation Aspiring Solicitors, it announced yesterday.

‘Culture of inclusion’ earns Katten a place on D&I index

19-08-2020Women in IPMuireann Bolger

US law firm Katten has announced its inclusion on the Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index.

Number of female arbitrators nearly doubles in four years

UK17-08-2020Women in IPMuireann Bolger

The proportion of women appointed as arbitrators almost doubled between 2015 and 2019, a new report from the International Council for Commercial Arbitration has revealed.

Allen & Overy launches diversity targets to retain BAME lawyers

UK03-08-2020Women in IPMuireann Bolger

Law firm Allen & Overy has set new diversity targets after research revealed that black and ethnic minority lawyers had shorter tenures at the firm when compared to their white counterparts.

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