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Laura Easton and Artemis Lai join the next generation of female technology lawyers at 2019 ChIPs Next Gen Summit

Smart & Biggar associates, Laura Easton from Calgary and Artemis Lai from Vancouver, will attend the ChIPs 2019 Next Gen Summit on March 14th in the heart of Silicon Valley — Santa Clara, California.

Laura and Artemis will connect with women in technology law, from private practice, in-house and government, for a day focused on career strategies to help advance female attorneys in their first 15 years of practice. The Summit is an interactive, women-to-women event featuring a two-part program that includes mock exercises and an afternoon forum. Attendees come from all areas of technology, law and policy.

A part of ChIPs, the Next Gen Summit is a one-day event designed for female attorneys at the associate and junior partner levels of their careers.

ChIPs is a non-profit organization focused on advancing and connecting women in technology, law and policy, and seeks to accelerate innovation in these areas by increasing diversity of thought, participation and engagement.

Smart & Biggar is Canada's largest firm practising exclusively in intellectual property and technology law, with offices in Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary. We have been leaders in intellectual property and technology law for over a century.