Inspiring and empowering women in IP to reach their potential.
The Women in IP committee strives to be a leader in the awareness and understanding of women’s issues in IP. We develop content to facilitate our members’ professional development and to maximize a truly balanced and inspired life. Most importantly, we are committed to creating a community of empowered, connected members that support and celebrate one another.
Women In IP Committee Report and Workplan
Retention and Advancement Subcommittee
This subcommittee was initiated to address the challenges facing women in the intellectual property law workplace that have resulted in more women than men leaving the IP profession and a lack of women leaders within their workplace's management structure. Visit our subcommittee page
to see our agenda for addressing these concerns for women and their employers.Outreach Subcommittee
Our goal is to provide an opportune and efficient means for women to build camaraderie with other women practicing IP at local and global levels.In this regard, we organize a variety of global events such as:
• The Women in IP Cares Community Service Event,
• The Women in IP Global Networking Event,
• Delegation Events, and
• Stated Meeting Breakfast Events.Visit our subcommittee page for more information.Personal and Professional Development Subcommittee
Our goal is to provide opportunities and activities for women in IP to grow personally and professionally. Accordingly, we organize a variety of activities such as:
• The Lean In Circle,
• The Book Club,
• The Speaker Bank,
• The Women to Watch Series,
• The TSC Liaison Program, and
• The Collaboration Program.
Visit our subcommittee page
for more information.Presence and Branding Subcommittee
Our goal is to keep the committee members informed of all
the exciting work all the other subcommittees do. We achieve this
through a number of outlets, such as:
• Social Media,
• Blog and Newsletter,
• Lyris list emails, and
• Sponsorship recognition.Visit our subcommittee page for more information.
12Jan17 AIPLA Women in IP Committee+Report+and+Workplan.docx.pdf