Purvi Patel Albers in World IP Review: 'International Women's Day: 'Choosing to Challenge' and the Fight for Gender Equality'

March 08, 2021

World Intellectual Property Review featured Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Purvi Patel Albers in a profile on what the #ChooseToChallenge International Women’s Day campaign means to her as a woman in IP law.

Here is an excerpt:

Purvi Patel Albers, partner, Haynes and Boone

“Over the last year, I, like so many others, have processed that I need to rewire my brain and call myself out for implicit bias—just because I am a diverse woman does not mean that I have met the antiracist goalpost that we should all seek to attain. In addition, I choose to challenge those who self-label with terms like ‘girl boss’ or ‘boss babe,’ as they truly undermine the goal of equity.

“The inventorship gap continues to be a big issue for women in IP. I was lucky to have a (male) mentor and sponsor—I want to move this forward with the hopes that future generations will do the same.”

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