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On Wednesday, April 25, 2012, the Women in IP Committee of the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC), along with cosponsors Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery LLP and DLA Piper, hosted a Progressive Networking Dinner.
Fitch Even attorney Selena M. Spritz, Women in IP Committee Vice Chair, served as co-organizer of the event, as well as a moderator. Fitch Even attorney Alisa C. Simmons, an IPLAC Board Member, also served as a moderator during the dinner. Also participating was Fitch Even attorney Alice C. Su.
During each course, the 40 women in attendance rotated among the tables to meet a new group of dynamic intellectual property professionals. The event provided attendees the opportunity to network and a forum to discuss issues relating to women in the law, all while enjoying a fine dining experience.
Fitch Even attorneys have been involved with IPLAC as leaders and members since its inaugural organizational meeting in 1884.
Moderators (l-r): Erin Lothson, DLA Piper; Selena Spritz, Fitch Even;
Nicole Chaudhari, DLA Piper; and Alisa Simmons, Fitch Even
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