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Outreach Subcommittee

Diversity Committee - Outreach Subcommittee

A Message from our Co-Chair:

Thank you for your interest in the Outreach Subcommittee!  Our goal is to develop content to facilitate our members' professional development and encourage members' engagement.  In this regard, we organize a variety of events such as:

•    Help plan our committee events for AIPLA stated meetings
•    Develop outreach events to engineering/law schools in connection, where possible, with AIPLEF other AIPLA committees, and other bar associations.
•    Coordinate Social Media (Linked In, Newsletter, Facebook) communications. 

Information about each of these events is provided below.  If you would like additional information about our events and/or to get involved, please contact one of our subcommittee co-chairs.


Best Wishes,

Co-chairs:

Clara N. Jimenez
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

Washington, DC
Phone: 1 (202) 408.4400
Email: clara.jimenez@finnegan.com
 

                                             
Kandis Gibson
Foster, Murphy, Altman & Nickel, PC
1899 L Street, NW, Suite 1150
Washington, DC  20036
Phone: 202-822-4106
Email: kgibson@fostermurphy.com




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Diversity Committee Events at AIPLA 2018 Stated Meetings

2018 Spring Meeting:

Please join the Diversity in IP Law Committee for a guided  fun run/walk during AIPLA Spring Meeting in Seattle.  Participants will meet at the health club on Tuesday, May 15 @ 6:30 am for a guided 5K run or 3K walk on a path around the hotel

Participation is at your own risk!

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Multi-city Happy Hour Events

Date: June 7, 2018
for all locations

On June 7, 2018, AIPLA Diversity Committee will host Multi-City Happy Hour events.  The Multi-City Happy Houevents will include meetings of IP professionals from diverse backgrounds in various cities around the United States.  In this regard, numerous sub-events, hosted by law firms, will occur concurrently in various geographic locations. These events will include seated dinners, cocktail parties, passed hors d’hoeuvres, talks on topics of interests or other types of gathering.  Thanks to our sponsors!!!

Participating Cities and Hosts:


o   Minneapolis (sponsored by Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, P.A)

o   San Jose (sponsored by Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, P.A)                

o   New York (sponsored by Baker Botts)

o   San Francisco (sponsored by Ropes & Gray LLP)

o   Houston (sponsored by sponsored by McGlinchey Stafford)

o   New Orleans (sponsored by McGlinchey Stafford)                                         

o   Washington, DC (sponsored by Morrison & Foerster)  

o   Indianapolis (sponsored by Barnes & Thornburg, LLP)


Interested in Attending this Year's events?

  • Make sure your AIPLA contact information is current and that you are registered as a member of the diversity committee.  Diversity committee members in the participating cities will receive invitations from the respective hosts shortly.
  • Please remember to RSVP!!!

Interested in hosting or co-hosting an event in your city? 

We are honored to partner with law firms, corporations, and/or universities for the happy hour events.   Hosting your own happy hour  event is a great way to build relationships. Please contact our subcommittee co-chairs if you're intested in hosting this event.

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Diversity Committee Events at AIPLA 2017 Stated Meetings

Photos from the 2017 Annual Meeting Diversity Reception and Forum:


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2017 Mid-Winter Meeting:

    
Participants Meet to Begin Fun Run in Fort Lauderdale, FL

*    Diversity Fun Run – A guided 5K run or 3K walk on a path around the conference location
*    Committee Meeting Event:  Business Meeting to discuss committee tasks for 2017

2017 Spring Meeting

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*    Joint Breakfast Meeting with the Women in IP Law Committee on the "Neural Science of Decision Making"
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*    Diversity Fun Run – A guided 5K run or 3K walk on a path around the conference location
*    Committee Meeting Event:  Business Meeting to discuss committee tasks for 2017

View Photos from our 2016 Spring Fun
View Photos from our 2016 Mid-Winter Fun Run

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Multi-city Happy Hour Events

Date: June 8, 2017


Thanks to our sponsors!!!

Participating Cities
:

o   Chicago (sponsored by Oceantomo), 
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o   New York (sponsored by Baker Botts)
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San Francisco (sponsored by Oceantomo)
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Minneapolis (sponsored by Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, P.A)
o   San Jose (sponsored by Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.)
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o   Washington, DC (sponsored by Morrison & Foerster, LLP)
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