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The corporate sector has been at the forefront of developing diversity and inclusion strategies and assessing the implications of a rapidly changing workforce. Four major companies discuss their respective commitments to diversity.
The authors discuss the practical obstacles faced by institutions in exhibiting indigenous art as well as what they have been doing to overcome these obstacles to build stronger relationships with the affected communities to protect their underlying interests.
Chief Judge Sleet talks about the life experiences that steered him toward the law and the different roles and experiences of his legal career that have served him in his current role as judge.
Judge Gutierrez discusses the unique influences in his life which led to his career as a judge and his experiences as a minority in the legal profession.
Since enactment of the AIA, courts have addressed the requirements for a plaintiff to join or maintain the joinder of multiple defendants under the AIA and Rule 20. An in-depth analysis of the factual circumstances underpinning recent district court decisions related to the topic of joinder is provided.
Patent law has traditionally been one of the most male-dominated fields of legal practice. In recent years, however, more than 25 percent of newly-admitted patent attorneys have been female—a marked increase over prior decades.
The ABA-IPL’s commitment to diversity is discussed.
Highlights from the 112th Congress and recent Supreme Court activity on IP-related matters.
The ABA-IPL’s diversity goals are furthered by its continuing association with the AIPLEF and JIOP.
This article explores issues concerning trademarks and diversity, including the legal standards used to determine whether a mark is disparaging to a particular group.
The column provides highlights of recent trademark, copyright, trade secret, and patent cases.