Showcasing Powerful Women in Intellectual Property

During ACI’s Annual Summit for Women Leaders in IP Law, women in Intellectual Property roles come together to explore industry trends and important factors impacting today’s women IP leaders and practitioners.

USPTO Keynote Speaker

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Valencia Martin-Wallace

Deputy Commissioner for Patents, Executive Lead for the Council for Inclusive Innovation (CI2)
USPTO

DOJ Keynote Speaker

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Jennifer Dixton

Assistant Chief, Special Counsel for Policy & Intellectual Property, Antitrust Division
U.S. Department of Justice

2024 Conference Co-Chairs
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Vanessa Bailey

Head of Patent Policy
Amazon

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Adriana S. Luedke

Director and Associate General Counsel
Lockheed Martin Corporation

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Angela Wilson

Senior Counsel, Intellectual Property
The Hershey Company

Hear Key Insights From
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Rachelle L. Laroche

VP, Chief Commercial & IP Counsel
LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton

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Honorable Jacqueline Wright Bonilla

Deputy Chief Administrative Patent Judge, PTAB
USPTO

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Honorable Grace Obermann

Administrative Patent Judge, PTAB
USPTO

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Honorable MaryJoan McNamara

Administrative Law Judge
U.S. International Trade Commission

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Meredith Schoenfeld

Assistant General Counsel, Intellectual Property
National Science Foundation (NSF)

2024 Program Highlights

Battling the DEI Backlash: How Women Leaders in IP Law Can Maintain Career Momentum in the Face of Recent DEI Pushback

Tackling the AI – IP Conundrum: Navigating Challenges Arising at the Intersection of Artificial Intelligence Innovation and IP Protection

IP Litigation Spotlight: Examining the “Top 10” Court Cases Influencing the Intellectual Property Landscape in 2024

Lessons From Women Trailblazers in IP Law: Forging and Navigating Pathways to Success in a Male-Dominated Sector/p>

Key Strategies for Safeguarding Trade Secrets in a Borderless Digital Era

Featuring Top Women Leaders in IP From
  • Adobe
  • Aflac
  • Amazon
  • American Red Cross
  • Better Business Bureau (BBB)
  • Bloomberg Media
  • Heraeus
  • The Hershey Company
  • Lockheed Martin
  • NPR
  • Relativity Space
  • S&P Global
WHO YOU WILL MEET
IN-HOUSE COUNSEL

In-house counsel for Fortune 500 and cutting-edge companies, including Senior Vice Presidents, Vice Presidents, Chief IP Counsel, Senior Counsel – Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks, in the following sectors:

  • Aviation and Aerospace
  • Biotechnology/ Pharmaceuticals
  • Chemicals
  • Consumer Goods
  • Defense and Space
  • Entertainment
  • Food Production
  • Health, Wellness and Fitness
  • Information Technology
  • Internet
  • Medical Devices
  • Music
  • Technology
  • Online Media
  • Renewables and Environment
  • Retail
  • Technology
  • Telecommunications

LAW FIRM COUNSEL

Law firm attorneys whose practice areas focus on Intellectual Property Law, including:

  • Patents
  • Tradeworks
  • Copyrights
Testimonials
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The conference had an amazing lineup of distinguished speakers, and the content was even more informative than I anticipated. ACI and the Women in IP Law Network knocked this Summit out of the park!

Counsel, IP Law, IBM Corporation
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The size and format made it very approachable, had a good mix of content, and allowed the opportunity to make deep connections as opposed to brief ones.

Associate, Wolf, Greenfield, & Sacks, P.C.
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This was overall a great event that provided a great balance of networking, conversation and topical discussion.

Partner, Pearne & Gordon LLP
CLE ACCREDITATION

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