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D&I update: Biden's Fed Circ pick could make history

International07-04-2021Muireann Bolger

WIPR brings you all the latest diversity and inclusion (D&I) news affecting the IP world.

Senators unveil bill to close 'patent gap' faced by women

International12-03-2021Muireann Bolger

Proposed legislation aimed at closing the gap that women and minorities face when procuring patent rights could direct the United States Patent and Trademark Office to collect demographic data from applicants and make this public.

IBA announces nine-year equality research project

International09-03-2021Alex Baldwin

The International Bar Association has launched a new nine-year project to uncover the causes of gender inequality at the most senior levels of the legal profession.

International Women’s Day: ‘choosing to challenge’ and the fight for gender equality

International08-03-2021Muireann Bolger

For this year’s International Women’s Day, the theme is #ChooseToChallenge. Leading female attorneys share their thoughts with WIPR about what the campaign theme means to them, the issues affecting women in IP and their efforts to tackle them.

Big Law backs #10000BlackInterns initiative

UK02-03-2021Muireann Bolger

Leading legal organisations have rallied behind the national #10000BlackInterns initiative, a programme providing 10,000 paid internships to black graduates in the UK that will launch this summer.

INTA unveils ‘toolkit’ to promote IP women leadership

International24-02-2021Muireann Bolger

Many women still struggle to advance in IP and find it necessary to leave an organisation to start their own firm to attain a leadership position, a key finding from a new report by the International Trademark Association has confirmed.

Five minutes with… Darren Smyth, EIP

International23-02-2021Muireann Bolger

This month marks LGBT+ History Month, an annual celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and non-binary history, including the history of LGBT+ rights and related civil rights movements.

Five minutes with… Seth Levy, Nixon Peabody

17-02-2021Muireann Bolger

This month marks LGBT+ History Month, an annual celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and non-binary history, including the history of LGBT+ rights and related civil rights movements.

‘Extend patent bar to design practitioners’, say academics

16-02-2021Muireann Bolger

The US Patent and Trademark Office has been urged to extend patent bar eligibility to design patent practitioners to increase the number of women patent attorneys and inventors.

Slight increase in barrister diversity for 2020: report

UK09-02-2021Alex Baldwin

Diversity amongst barristers is increasing but still falls short of fully representing the society it serves, according to the latest Bar Standard Board annual diversity report.

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