2020 Diversity in Tech & IP (Virtual) Awards

Presented by the Intellectual Property Section of the National Bar Association

COVID-19 has pressured companies to adapt in unimaginable ways.  Now more than ever diverse professionals are needed as companies and their legal departments quickly adapt to best serve their customers in the midst of a global pandemic.  It is in this daunting context that the Intellectual Property Section of the National Bar Association is calling for nominations for its Fifth Annual Diversity in Tech Awards (DITA).

The fifth annual — and first virtual — DITA ceremony will highlight and celebrate diverse attorneys, in-house legal departments, and companies in tech and related fields that have adopted initiatives and advanced diversity in the legal profession.  The IP Section created these awards to recognize those who have demonstrated a commitment to the hiring, retention, and promotion of diverse attorneys.

Several award recipients will be selected and honored at the IP Section’s virtual reception during the National Bar Association Annual Convention this summer.

To access the 2020 nomination form, please click here.

Deadline Extended: All submissions must be submitted electronically by Wednesday, June 10.

To take the DITA pledge and serve as a 2020-2021 sponsor, please click here.

To view previous event photos, please click here.

The NBA was founded in 1925 and is the nation’s oldest and largest national network of predominantly African-American attorneys and judges. It represents the interests of approximately 65,000 lawyers, judges, law professors, and law students. The annual convention is the NBA’s signature event, bringing together law professionals to learn and network.

For questions, contact: Submissions@DiversityInTechLaw.com

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