The inaugural Women in IP launch event took place on Wednesday 2nd November 2016. The event was kindly hosted by IP Inclusive Charter signatory Norton Rose Fulbright.
The event comprised a lively panel discussion on “The Power of networking and mentoring in developing your career”, and featured the following speakers:
Carol Arnold, IP Federation Immediate Past President (Chair);
Claire Baldock, Senior Partner at Boult Wade Tennant;
Penny Gilbert, Partner at Powell Gilbert;
Jean Hughes, Director Law Firms at CPA Global;
Parminder Lally, European Patent Attorney at Turnbull Lynch Intellectual Property;
Suzanne Oliver, Head of IP at ARM; and
Kate O’Rourke, Senior Counsel at Charles Russell Speechlys LLP and ITMA President.
After hearing from our eminent panellists about building support networks to develop your career, there were lively discussions with the audience, followed by time for some drinks and networking.