Lisa Dunner, WIP Chair

Lisa Dunner, WIP Chair

Mission Statement

We are . . . A network of legal professionals working together to advance diversity, expand opportunities for women, and mentor female colleagues in the field of intellectual property law. The action group shares expertise and substantive knowledge and takes specific actions to build a better environment of gender equality for teamwork and leadership within the IP profession. The group also leverages the broad reach of the American Bar Association across substantive practices and liaises with relevant organizations to attract, inspire and advance more women in IP.

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Subcommittees

Each of our subcommittees is tasked with specific responsibilities within the larger mission of the Group. If you are interested in participating in any of these subcommittees, please reach out to the Action Group Chair, or contact the Chair/Vice Chair of each subcommittee directly. We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to the group!

Upcoming Event

Pathways in Intellectual Property: A Conversation with Commissioner for Trademarks Mary Boney Denison - Friday, February 22, 2019

Upcoming Event

The Grit and Growth Mindset - It is believed that “GRIT,” which is defined as “perseverance and passion for long-term goals,” when paired with a “GROWTH” mindset - the view that one’s abilities can be developed – the combination of traits leads to highly successful attorneys that excel in handling challenging situations. - - Thursday, March 21, 2019