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Expert insights: Diversity in intellectual property

April 27, 2022


In September 2021, Burford Managing Director Katharine Wolanyk directed questions concerning diversity in intellectual property to a respected group of IP and patent professionals. Their perspectives are excerpted and gathered below.


There’s a significant gender gap in the business of law—but gender disparity is particularly stark in patent law. Why?

Lisa Ferri: While the legal field is more conscious today of the institutional obstacles experienced generally by women lawyers, patent l…

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