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ChIPs Women in Tech, Law and Policy Global Summit

King & Spalding is a proud Platinum Sponsor of the 2016 ChIPs Women in Tech, Law and Policy Global Summit, scheduled for September 15-16 at the Mandarin Oriental in Washington, D.C. This exciting event will bring together hundreds of women from a wide array of backgrounds, including private and public corporations, academia, law firms, judiciary, governmental agencies and institutes, and public interest, to engage in dialogue on cutting edge issues relating to intellectual property and build relationships with one another. The 2016 ChIPs Global Summit will span two-days and feature panel discussions, fireside chats, and working sessions aimed at advancing the progress of innovation, leadership and equality in various areas of technology. Past Summits have been sold-out events, wherein over 450 women from more than 170 companies and organizations attended the 2015 Summit and an even higher attendance is expected this year!

King & Spalding IP partner Jennifer Burdman will participate in the Summit’s panel on the Defend Trade Secrets Act and A System Breach by Hackers.

ChIPs is dedicated to advancing women at the confluence of law, technology, and regulatory policy with the dual purpose of increasing diversity and inclusion in these fields as well as enabling the progress of innovation that benefits society.

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