NYIPLA & NYIPLEF Joint CLE Program: Paths to Equity & Inclusion in Intellectual Property Law


Event Date
  • 1/28/2021   4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Please arrive early for registration
Location
  • Zoom

    New York, New York

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Student
Description Amount
Student $5.00 Register
fee ends 1/26/2021
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General Attendance $45.00 Register
fee ends 1/26/2021

 

THIS PROGRAM OFFERS 1.0 CREDIT OF DIVERSITY INCLUSION & BIAS CLE

This panel of experienced IP professionals will discuss their career journeys and the hurdles and challenges that they have experienced along the way. They will also discuss current efforts to create more inclusivity in the field of Intellectual Property law at law firms, the courts, and at the USPTO. The panel will be moderated by the recent winner of the NYIPLEF Diversity Scholarship.

SPEAKERS:

  • Serena Farquharson-Torres, Senior Corporate Counsel, Innovation Law, Bristol Myers Squibb
  • Melvin Garner, Partner, Leason Ellis
  • Sharonmoyee Goswami, Partner, Cravath Swaine & Moore
  • Bismarck Myrick, Director of the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity, USPTO
  • Moderator Jasmine Whyte, 2020 NYIPLEF Scholarship Winner, Columbia Law School 


About New York Intellectual Property Law Education Foundation (NYIPLEF)

The New York Intellectual Property Law Education Foundation (NYIPLEF) is a charitable organization 501(c)(3) whose mission is to promote intellectual property law education to diverse, outstanding law students in the New York area. The Foundation was established in 2015 but functioned prior as a direct scholarship from the New York Intellectual Property Law Association. Learn more >> www.nyiplef.org