Marshall Gerstein Hosts Panel Discussion with ILIPA: Careers in Intellectual Property and Patent Law
The Illinois Intellectual Property Alliance (ILIPA) will host a discussion between industry professionals, with the goal of broadening participation in IP careers at all levels for Minority In Engineering (MIE), Women in Engineering (WIE), and STEM Students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Meggan Duffy, Partner, Marshall Gerstein
- Lilian Ficht, Patent Agent, Marshall Gerstein
- Rose Njoroge, Ph.D., Technical Specialist, Marshall Gerstein
- Phong Nguyen, IP Counsel, State Farm
Committed to increasing diversity in the field of patent law, panelists will share their experiences and discuss various career opportunities in patent law. Topics will include patent law careers in which a legal degree is not needed, along with patent lawyer careers in both a law firm and in-house environment.
The virtual event will be held on Thursday, April 6, 2023, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. To register for this event, visit this link: https://marshallip.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUlde-ppzguHdbkcyVWpE7Sb7WTt_C8EuW7https://marshallip.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUlde-ppzguHdbkcyVWpE7Sb7WTt_C8EuW7
The ILIPA is comprised of professionals throughout the Illinois business ecosystem: creators, protectors, and enablers of intellectual property. ILIPA’s mission is to serve as a connecting hub for local and regional organizations, fostering an effective ecosystem and marketplace to facilitate the creation, protection, and enablement of intellectual property.