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Women in IP Committee

Charter

The committee will seek to promote the advancement of women in IP law and to increase the diversity of IPO’s membership. The committee will develop programming and initiatives on topics relevant to this goal, and will engage with other standing committees to collaborate on items of interest to the membership at large. The committee will interface with women in IP law across the community, including women working in corporations, law firms, universities, and government.

Committee Article:

Five Reasons Why Men (Yes, Men) Should Join the IPO Women in IP Committee

Committee Roster

Chair: Shruti S. Costales, HP Inc.
Chair: Laura Sheridan, Google Inc.
Vice Chair: Mercedes K. Meyer, Drinker, Biddle & Reath, LLP
Secretary: Krista Kostiew, Cantor Colburn LLP
Board Liaison: Henry Hadad, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Staff Liaison: Jessica K. Landacre, Intellectual Property Owners Association

 Members

 Kaitlin Abrams
 Haug Partners LLP

 Aisha Ahmad
 Northrop Grumman Corp.

 Salsa Ahmed
 Bracewell LLP

 Julie Kane Akhter
 Microsoft Corp.

 Erika Arner
 Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

 Srikala P. Atluri
 Hewlett Packard Enterprise

 Deepika Bhayana
 Dell Technologies

 Laural S. Boone
 Alexion Pharmaceuticals

 Elisabeth Stewart Bradley
 Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

 Heather Champion Brady
 Johnson & Johnson

 Elizabeth Brann
 Paul Hastings LLP

 Michelle Bugbee
 Eastman Chemical Co.

 Jennifer Burdman
 Polarity TE

 Sarah Burrows
 HP Inc.

 Carlyn Burton
 Osha Liang, LLP

 Anne Cappella
 Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP

 Rebecca Carrizosa
 Ropes & Gray LLP

 Cindy Chang
 Alston & Bird LLP

 Andrew Currier
 Perry + Currier Inc.

 Michael J. D'Aurelio
 Thomas|Horstemeyer, LLP

 Paula K. Davis
 Pfizer Inc.

 Rochelle Dede
 BASF Corporation

 Elizabeth K. Devins
 General Electric Co.

 Audra A. Dial
 Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

 Anne-Marie Dinius
 Dell Technologies

 Laura Donnelly
 Johnson & Johnson

 Elaine Drager
 Nokia USA Inc.

 Grantland G. Drutchas
 McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

 Rebecca Harker Duttry
 McDermott Will & Emery

 Dianne Elderkin
 Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

 Rachel J. Elsby
 Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

 Serena I. Farquharson-Torres
 Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

 Alan Feeney
 Perry + Currier Inc.

 Michele Fil
 Siemens Corp.

 Barbara A. Fisher
 Lockheed Martin

 Kim S. Fowee-Perera
 Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

 Karon N. Fowler
 Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP

 Mareesa A. Frederick
 Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

 Alana Fuierer
 Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti PC

 Mavis Gallenson
 Ladas & Parry LLP

 Samantha Garner
 SAIC

 Natalie Alfaro Gonzales
 Baker Botts LLP

 Erica Gordon
 Setter Roche, LLP

 Linda Govenlock
 Allens

 Sarah Guichard
 General Electric Co.

 Sana Halwani
 Lenczner Slaght

 Elisabeth R. Healey
 Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

 Chip Henderson
 Henderson Legal Services

 Samantha Hsu
 Uber

 Maryam Imam
 Klintworth & Rozenblat IP LLP

 Andrea Weiss Jeffries
 Jones Day

 Angela Johnson
 Uber

 Carey Jordan
 Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

 Elisabeth T. Jozwiak
 Dow Chemical Co.

 Neil Kardos
 Harrity & Harrity, LLP

 Youngae Kim
 Hewlett Packard Enterprise

 Jennifer Lacroix
 SmithAmundsen LLC

 Bethany Lahmann
 Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

 Artemis Lai
 Smart & Biggar

 Julie Langdon
 Dunlap Codding P.A.

 Teresa Lavoie
 Fish & Richardson, PC

 Christina Lee
 Perry + Currier Inc.

 Lesley Leonessa
 Dell Technologies

 Tiffany Lewis
 StoneTurn

 Lorraine Linford
 Seed IP Law Group LLP

 Erica Lowthers
 Aird & McBurney LP

 Carly Lynch
 Siemens Corp.

 Eloise J. Maki
 3M Innovative Properties Co.

 Marie-Claire Maple
 General Electric Co.

 Sarah Matheson
 Allens

 Elizabeth A. McGraw
 Eli Lilly and Co.

 Kimberly McManus
 Aird & McBurney LP

 Stephanie A. Melnychuk
 Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP

 Linda Mettes
 Brooks Kushman P.C.

 Pamela Mingo
 Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

 Jaya Mohanan
 BASF Corporation

 Elizabeth Ann Morgan
 The Morgan Law Firm P.C.

 Charlene Morrow
 Fenwick & West LLP

 Alison Moy
 Setter Roche, LLP

 Casey Nakata
 Hewlett Packard Enterprise

 Tina Nguyen
 Hewlett Packard Enterprise

 Elizabeth A. Niemeyer
 Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

 Margaret O'Boyle
 O'Melveny & Myers LLP

 Sarah O'Grady
 Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

 Danielle Rose Olivotto
 Qualcomm Incorporated

 Anna Onley
 Foley & Lardner LLP

 Caroline S. Pinkston
 Hewlett Packard Enterprise

 Louisa Pontrelli
 Norton Rose Fulbright

 Ramya Possett
 Hewlett Packard Enterprise

 Leanne Rakers
 Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C.

 Diva Ranade
 Paul Hastings LLP

 Nila Ray
 Fletcher Yoder

 Whitney Reichel
 Fish & Richardson, PC

 Rachael Rodman
 Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

 Lonnie Rosenwald
 Intellectual Ventures Management, LLC

 Krista S. Schwartz
 Jones Day

 Ahsan A. Shaikh
 McDermott Will & Emery

 Robert M. Siminski
 Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C.

 Andrew Skodyn
 Lenczner Slaght

 Stephany Small
 Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

 Rachel Smith
 Brooks Kushman P.C.

 Blake Sorensen
 HP Inc.

 Jamie B. Specter
 Capital One

 Elaine Spector
 Harrity & Harrity, LLP

 Miriam Stiel
 Allens

 Tracy A. Stitt
 Jones Day

 Irina Sullivan
 Brooks Kushman P.C.

 Vandya Swaminathan
 TiVo

 Erika Takeuchi
 Dow Chemical Co.

 Eley O. Thompson
 Foley & Lardner LLP

 Noelene Treloar
 Adrian M Trioli Patent and Trade Mark Attorney

 Camille Turner
 Haug Partners LLP

 Baldassare Vinti
 Proskauer Rose, LLP

 Karen Vogel Weil
 Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

 Kathryn Wade
 Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

 Herbert C. Wamsley
 

 Margaret Welsh
 Baker Botts LLP

 Sherri Wilson
 Dykema Gossett PLLC

 Ariana Woods
 Capital One

 Wen Xie
 Global IP Counselors, LLP

 Rong Christine Yang
 Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, PC

 Sansun Yeh
 Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

 

 
Non-Voting Member:Suzanne Eagle, Deere & Co.
Non-Voting Member:Kevin R. Greenleaf, Dentons US LLP
Non-Voting Member:William Krovatin, Merck & Co Inc.
Non-Voting Member:Michael W. Mihm, Deere & Co.
Non-Voting Member:Scott Pojunas, Google Inc.
Non-Voting Member:Arvind Reddy, Thomas|Horstemeyer, LLP
Non-Voting Member:Jennifer Rogers, Shumaker & Sieffert, P.A.

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