at the June 6
event in New York include Sherry Knowles of Knowles
Intellectual Property Strategies (pictured right), Lucy Nichols
of CREATe, Mindy Bickel, an Innovation and Outreach Coordinator
for the USPTO, and in-house counsel from companies including
Google, Nokia, Biogen Idec, Avon and Ericsson.
The event will bring together women working across the
fields of intellectual property to discuss
the latest US and international developments in patents, IP
litigation and licensing, trade marks and copyright and to hear
from thought leaders in the industry.
women in the IP profession will also share their views on
leadership and on developing a career in the industry, at a
time when law firms and companies are more aware than ever of
the need to retain and support their female staff. The event is
open to all women in the IP profession, from senior and junior
in-house counsel to partners and associates in private practice
and to academics and R&D professionals.
The event is free for in-house counsel.
Registration for the Forum includes membership of Managing
IP’s new Women in IP Global Network. This will
give women in the IP profession an exclusive platform for
meeting and connecting with women IP lawyers around the world,
sharing best practices on developing women’s
careers, and accessing online Q&A sessions with industry
leaders and interviews with senior women executives.
A range of additional membership options are also available.
Introductory offers are available until May 16. Click
here for more details.