August 17, 2022
Fitch Even is thrilled to be a partner to Patent Pathways in its inaugural year. The program is dedicated to building a more diverse and inclusive patent law community by increasing the number of patent attorneys and agents, and improving awareness of patent career opportunities for engineers and scientists, in historically underrepresented demographics.
This year, Patent Pathways is focused upon assisting 20 Black women with the process of preparing for and passing the patent bar, and thereafter securing a one year paid internship as a patent agent at a law firm. As a law firm partner in this year’s program, Fitch Even is committed to interviewing and hiring at least one Patent Pathways participant.
Fitch Even values the way in which diversity enables us to serve our clients more effectively, while providing a more vibrant, supportive, and productive professional environment for our team. We have worked hard to increase and maintain our diversity but recognize that there is more we can do as a firm both internally and for the IP community as a whole. The Patent Pathways program provides us with the opportunity to help increase the representation of Black women in the area of patent law, and we are proud to be a partner of the program.
For more information, please visit www.patentpathways.org.