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Upcoming events

    • May 28, 2015
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Foley & Lardner LLP, 975 Page Mill Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94304
    Dear WIPLA Members,

    Please join CALOBA (Chinese American Lawyers of the Bay Area) and WIPLA for the fourth installment of the luncheon seminar series, “MEET THE LEADERS.”  Senior leaders in law practice are invited to share with CALOBA and WIPLA members their experiences and advice.  The fourth installment of this series will take place at Foley & Lardner’s Silicon Valley office, featuring Ms. Karen Cochran, Associate General Counsel at DuPont in Wilmington, Delaware.

    *Lunch will be provided compliments of Foley & Lardner LLP.

    About the Speaker:

    Karen Cochran is Associate General Counsel at DuPont in Wilmington, Delaware, where she leads a legal team supporting the DuPont Industrial Biosciences business.  Karen began her career in the pharmaceutical industry as a chemist at Rhone-Poulenc and Merck & Co, Inc.  After becoming a registered patent attorney, Karen served as in-house patent counsel in both the small start-up and large company settings, including Sonus Pharmaceuticals and AstraZeneca.

Past events

May 06, 2015 WIPLA Manicure Party
April 16, 2015 Book discussion: Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play When No One Has The Time
March 19, 2015 Panel Discussion: Data Privacy & IP Attorneys – A Natural Match?
February 11, 2015 February Happy Hour Networking Event
December 04, 2014 WIPLA Holiday Party
October 23, 2014 Book Review Discussion: Mistakes I Made at Work
September 26, 2014 WIPLA 2015 Planning Meeting
May 07, 2014 Develop a “Growth” Mindset
March 12, 2014 IP Year in Review: Trends and Developments of 2013
December 11, 2013 WIPLA HOLIDAY PARTY
October 30, 2013 Navigating the IP Minefield: Strategies for Video Game IP
September 19, 2013 CHAT AND CHOCOLATE!
May 22, 2013 3 Rules to Break to Breakthrough to Success
April 24, 2013 Building Your Professional Brand Through Social Media
March 15, 2013 USPTO Webinar on First-Inventor-to-File, Micro Entity and Patent Fee Final Rules
March 05, 2013 WIPO Trademark Registration Roundtable
February 20, 2013 WIPLA February Happy Hour
January 31, 2013 Mentoring Up and Down: What I Wish I Knew Then, What I Need To Know Now
October 11, 2012 Preserving Your Trade Secrets and Preventing Loss of Rights
September 12, 2012 WIPLA September Mixer and Networking Event
June 21, 2012 WIPLA June Summer Mixer and Networking Event
May 21, 2012 WIB (Women In Bio) Evening of Speed Networking
May 01, 2012 WIPLA Networking Breakfast
March 27, 2012 Panel on Mentoring
June 09, 2011 WIPLA June Cocktail and Networking Reception
April 28, 2011 SVIPLA Program: Microsoft Corp. v. i4i Mock Argument
April 05, 2011 Business and Legal Aspects of Lending Against Intellectual Property
October 06, 2010 Online Battles for the Brand: Fighting Trademark Infringement on the Internet
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