Topic: Diversity and inclusion

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Why moving the dial on DEI is critical to future success

International trademark experts highlight DEI’s tremendous social and economic value to the IP community, sharing their best advice on how firms can recruit, hire and support diverse talent.

29 June 2023

Trademark operations benchmarking (law firm practice) 2023

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WTR takes an in-depth look at the responses from law firm trademark practitioners in the 2023 WTR Benchmarking Survey.

22 June 2023

“Cautious optimism” – study finds Tam decision has been “positive development” for LGBTQ+ community

A new study has taken a deep dive into LGBTQ+-related trademark applications following the US Supreme Court’s groundbreaking Matal v Tam decision.

21 June 2023

Trademark operations benchmarking 2023 (corporate practice)

Featured in Community insights

We delve into the key corporate findings from this year’s WTR Benchmarking Survey, presenting a panoramic view of this ever-changing landscape.

08 June 2023

USPTO website ranked world’s most accessible IP office web platform

The USPTO has topped the list of the most accessible IP office websites for the first time, with director Kathi Vidal telling WTR that “it is imperative that our digital resources are accessible to all”.

01 June 2023

Future Annual Meeting locations revealed, Digital Danny and calls to action: takeaways from the INTA Annual Meeting opening ceremony

The 2023 INTA Annual Meeting has been officially opened by 2023 president Jomarie Fredericks. We present some important takeaways from the opening addresses.

17 May 2023

Malaysian IP practice has “no glass ceiling”, but why are younger female lawyers leaving?

Maxis IP specialist Kimberly Tey discusses gender representation and women leaders in the legal field.

10 March 2023

Women make up roughly 57% of trademark associates, but only 37% of partners – exclusive data analysis

WTR 1000 Analytics data uncovers gender diversity trends at trademark practices in major jurisdictions, highlighting the need for further action to support female talent.

08 March 2023

How one Japanese IP lawyer is meeting gender challenges head on

Survey reveals that most female lawyers in Japan experience negative consequences on career due to childbirth and childcare

08 March 2023

“The traditional IP career pathway is breaking down”: how to continue supporting women in IP

WTR hears from Cordillera IP founder and former in-house counsel Lisa Ritchie about the evolving opportunities for women in the IP industry.

06 March 2023

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