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BCLT Dramatically Discounts Registration Costs for Junior and Mid-level Attorneys for Upcoming APLI in a Move to Diversify Attendance

In a move to better support women, junior lawyers and diverse lawyers and increase their attendance in legal programming and conferences, the Berkeley Center Law and Technology (BCLT) has dramatically discounted its registration costs for junior and mid-level attorneys for this year’s 22nd Annual Berkeley-Stanford Advanced Patent Law Institute (APLI).  Specifically, junior and mid-level attorneys […]

Don’t Miss: Upcoming Junior Attorneys Oral Advocacy Judicial Panel — “Oral Advocacy at Its Finest: Circuit Judge Kimberly Moore and District Court Judge Alan Albright Discuss What Works (and Doesn’t)”

Next Generation Lawyers is excited to announce a fantastic opportunity for junior attorneys to hear sage advice from judges on how to advocate most effectively for clients in court. On Monday, April 5, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. ET |1:00 p.m. CT |11:00 a.m. PT, the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology and the Federal Circuit […]


Next Generation Lawyers is excited to announce the news of its newly formed Junior Committee created to enhance junior leadership and representation within the organization. The Winston-led Junior Committee is dedicated to creating and advancing content, events, and other action items to empower junior attorneys seeking to obtain more substantive experiences inside and outside of […]

How to Thrive as a Junior Attorney: Lessons Learned from a Conversation with Danielle Coleman, VMware; Kevin Hamel, SAP; and Mary Huser, Airbnb.

On October 22, 2020, ChIPs Next Generation Lawyers and the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology presented an in-house panel discussion on creating and encouraging client-facing opportunities for junior attorneys. In-house counsels Danielle Coleman (Senior Litigation Counsel, VMware), Kevin Hamel (Head of Global Litigation, SAP), and Mary Huser (Deputy Counsel, Risk and Regulatory, Airbnb) offered […]

Judge Chen Promotes Opportunities for Next Gen Lawyers

Last week Judge Edward M. Chen of the Northern District of California made his commitment to providing professional development opportunities for young attorneys clear when he heard argument from Winston & Strawn associate Karalena Guerrieri on Polycom Inc.’s motion to dismiss infringement claims. In his Standing Order, Judge Chen strongly encourages parties to permit less […]

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board LEAPs Into the Future

Next Generation Lawyers is thrilled to highlight an incredible new opportunity for young lawyers to gain valuable courtroom experience. On Tuesday, April 28, 2020, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) launched the Legal Experience and Advancement Program (LEAP) to foster development and experiences for more […]

Eastern District of Texas Judge Reissues Next Gen Order to Provide More Support for Junior Advocates

Magistrate Judge K. Nicole Mitchell was an early adopter in the judicial effort to get junior advocates time at the podium. In early 2016, Judge Mitchell set out a procedure for Markman hearings where a party would receive additional time to argue any claim term that would otherwise be decided on the briefs, if the claim term dispute was argued […]