Showcasing Powerful Women in Intellectual Property

Keynote Speakers
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Shira Perlmutter

Register of Copyrights and Director
U.S. Copyright Office

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Noreen Krall

Former Vice President and Chief Litigation Counsel Apple Inc.
Co-Founder, Board Chair ChIPs Network

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Melissa Jobe

Director, Corporate Intellectual Property

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Bridget Smith

Assistant General Counsel, IP
Relativity Space

2022 Speaker Faculty includes
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Kimberley Isbell

Deputy Director of Policy & International Affairs
U.S. Copyright Office

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Hon Jacqueline Wright Bonilla

Deputy Chief Administrative Patent Judge
USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board

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Alaina van Horn

Chief of Intellectual Property
U.S. Customs and Border Protection

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Anu Sawkar

Special Counsel for Intellectual Property
Federal Trade Commission

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Laurie Charrington

Director of Patent Litigation

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Shui Li

Corporate Counsel, Product (Cloud + AI)

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Gail Zarick

IP Counsel
IBM Corporation

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Danae Robinson

Trademark Attorney
Pirkey Barber PLLC

During this IP-focused conference, women in Intellectual Property roles come together to explore industry trends and other important factors impacting today’s women leaders and practitioners in IP. This year’s event highlights the role of women leaders in Intellectual Property with a special focus on technology and innovation.

New for 2022:
  • A Woman’s View on the USPTO: A Look at How the Agency is Helping Women on their IP Journeys
  • Spotlight on Women in Tech who are Driving Innovation in the World of IP
  • Open-Floor Discussion on How Not to Let Life’s Hurdles Get in the Way of Your IP Career
  • Focus Sessions on the Intersection of Intellectual Property in Emerging Technologies including the Metaverse, mRNA, and Space Tech
  • The Unique Roles of Women in IP Enforcement
  • Special DEI Session: The State of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Intellectual Property

Accreditation will be sought in those jurisdictions requested by the registrants which have continuing education requirements. This course is identified as no transitional for the purposes of CLE accreditation. Learn More

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