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Outreach Subcommittee

Diversity Committee - Outreach Subcommittee

A Message from our 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 Mid-Winter Meeting:

Please join the Diversity in IP Law Committee for a guided  fun run/walk during AIPLA Mid-Winter Meeting in La Quinta, CA.  Participants will meet at the health club on Thursday, January 25 at 6:45 am for a guided 5K run or 3K walk on a path around the resort

Participation is at your own risk!

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Please join the us for a Diversity in IP Law Committee Business Meeting to discuss committee tasks for 2018
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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 Event

Date: June 8, 2017
for all locations

The 2017 AIPLA Diversity Committee Multi-City Happy Hour was held on June 8, 2017.  The event included meetings of attorneys from diverse backgrounds in various cities around the United States.  In this regard, numerous sub-events were concurrently held in various geographic locations by law firms and corporations.. These events  included seated dinners, cocktail parties, passed hors d’hoeuvres, talks on topics of interests or other types of gathering.  Thanks to our sponsors!!!

Participating Cities:
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o   Chicago (sponsored by Oceantomo), 
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o   New York (sponsored by Baker Botts)
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o   San Francisco (sponsored by Oceantomo)
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o   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)


Interested in Attending Next Year's events?


  • Make sure your AIPLA contact information is current.  Diversity committee members will receive invitations from respective hosts in the spring of 2018.
  • More importantly, remember to RSVP!!!

Interested in hosting or co-hosting next year? 

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 next year.

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