On October 28, 2022, Melissa Andrieux spoke on a live panel entitled Access, Equity and Allies presented by ChIPs where she discussed the importance of mentoring, sponsorship and diversity and inclusion efforts within law firms, including at Dorf & Nelson LLP. To learn more about ChIPs and the Global Summit, follow the “Read More” link below.

ChIPs, which stands for “chiefs in intellectual property,” is a professional organization that advances and connects women in technology, law and policy. The organization accelerates innovation through diversity of thought, participation and engagement. Since its founding in 2005, ChIPs has grown to have over 43,000 global members and more than twenty chapters in the U.S., Canada and Europe. https://chipsnetwork.org/about-chips/who-we-are/

The ChIPs Global Summit was a three-day event from October 26-28, 2022. Programming for the Global Summit included cutting-edge topics at the intersection of technology, law and policy, insightful discussions around access, equity and allies, coaching and career development, and full networking time and fun activities to connect and reconnect. https://chipsnetwork.org/top-marks-and-record-attendance-at-chips-global-summit-2022/