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2013 Diversity IP Law Summit


April 22, 2013 12:00pm - 8:00pm

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Microsoft Legal and Corporate Affairs and AIPLA cordially invite you to join us at the 2013 Diversity IP Law Summit.

We are bringing together attorneys from leading companies and law firms to share their thoughts on how to build a career in Intellectual Property law.  The event will include several panel discussions on areas of interest followed by a networking reception.  Some of our participating companies and law firms include Microsoft, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliff, Merchant & Gould, as well as representatives of the AIPLA.

This Summit will be of interest to current law students considering a career in Intellectual Property, undergraduates interested in learning more about this field, and members of the local legal IP community.


When: April 22, 2013 from 12 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (detailed agenda below)

Where:  Stanford University – Paul Brest Hall, 555 Salvatierra Walk, Stanford

Registration Site:

We hope to see you there!



12:00 pm – 1:30 pm  IP Summit Sponsor and Corporate Counsel Luncheon - invitation only event - for participating corporations, and law firms, and law school faculty.


1:45 pm – 2:30 pm IP Law 101 – overview of the practice of patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret law


2:45 pm – 4:00 pm  Discussion on Diversity in the Legal Profession –panel to include participants from Microsoft and other corporations, and law firm sponsors.


4:15 pm – 5:30 pm  Discussion on Careers in IP Room - panelists to include counsel from sponsoring firms, and corporations.

5:30 pm – 8:00 pm  Networking Reception- formal networking session for students, in-house counsel, and law firms.