Topic: Diversity and inclusion

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Diversity and inclusion in IP: WTR wants your views

We want to hear your opinions on D&I initiatives in the trademark workplace and wider industry as part of a new, free survey.

14 September 2022

How IP offices are keeping up with AI, the metaverse and technological challenges

The rise of the metaverse, the need to increase diversity in the IP ecosystem and utilising AI better were on the agenda last week when leaders from the US and Asian IP offices convened.

12 September 2022

Mid-sized firms slowest to improve gender pay gap, UK data suggests

WTR data analysis suggests that mid-sized firms are caught in the middle when it comes to reducing the gender pay gap at UK firms with leading trademark practices.

18 August 2022

The problem with pay: are UK firms doing enough to reduce the gender pay gap?

Data analysis of recent gender pay gap reports from top trademark firms reveals a worrying trend across the legal industry.

28 July 2022

“Do not be afraid to take risks”: interview with In-House Leader of the Year Debra Hughes

We sit down with Debra Hughes, assistant general counsel at the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and this year's WTR In-House Leader of the Year, to discuss her approach to trademark management, leadership and the importance of investing in your career.

25 July 2022

What law firms should consider before hiring a D&I officer in Asia

Set clear expectations, ensure leadership buy-in and provide full employee support for your new D&I officer in Asia to succeed.

06 July 2022

Why your firm needs a D&I manager based in Asia

Asia-based professionals at Freshfields, Baker McKenzie and Mayer Brown expand on their diversity-focused roles and responsibilities, which extend to client-facing work to advance D&I locally.

05 July 2022

Building a diverse IP team: seven takeaways from leading experts

In a session at IPBC Global, IP experts explored how companies can better embrace the power of workforce diversity and the benefits that this brings.

14 June 2022

“There is power in numbers”: McAndrews shareholder reflects on diversity data report

WTR sits down with McAndrews shareholder Eligio Pimentel to examine the firm’s latest social impact and diversity data – and why reporting on DEI is so important.

01 June 2022

New CITMA president lays out priorities for term

Rights of representation, policymaking, litigation and diversity are all high on the agenda for the new Chartered Institute of Trademark Attorneys president, Rachel Wilkinson-Duffy.

11 May 2022

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