Ocean Tomo Celebrates Diversity in IP

Fri, 7/14/2017 - 3:00PM — MOLLY KEELAN

Ocean Tomo LLC had the honor of hosting AILPA’s Diversity in IP Law Cocktail Hour in our Chicago and San Francisco offices on Thursday, June 8th.

With over 100 attendees, this event was attended by members from AIPLA, Chicago Women in IP (ChiWIP), Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law, Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois, Italian-American Chamber of Commerce Midwest, LAGBAC- The Association of LGBT, and Ocean Tomo’s Diversity Committee.

Ocean Tomo’s CEO, Jim Malackowski, kicked off the event with welcoming remarks focused on the importance of diversity within companies sharing his thoughts on how diversity of participants leads to diversity of thought and ultimately better work product. With over two decades of research pointing to both tangible and intangible company benefits, including higher ROA, ROE, shareholder returns resulting from better decision making and more effective risk management, benefiting clients.

Stay tuned for Ocean Tomo’s upcoming Fall 2017 Diversity in IP event featuring leading corporate and legal diversity experts, authors, and advocates’ who will explore the dangers of the unconscious cultural bias and the benefits of diverse corporations and legal departments through innovation, varied perspectives, and experiences.



Molly Keelan is the Senior Director of Client Services at Ocean Tomo. She brings 25 years of leadership working with Fortune 1000 executives and corporate counsel and partners from some of the country’s leading law firms to help develop winning litigation strategies. By understanding the industry’s complexities, she is able to formulate individual solutions using the firm’s core intellectual property practices.

Contact: MollyKeelanBlogs@OceanTomo.com

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