Upcoming Events

    • October 24, 2019
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Arnold & Porter | 3000 El Camino Real | Five Palo Alto Square | Suite 500
    WIPLA Planning Party and Chocolate Tasting Event
    We want to hear from you!  Please join us for our Planning for 2020 Party on Thursday, October 24, from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, in Palo Alto.  We will discuss what programs and activities our membership is interested in pursuing for 2020.  2020 is sure to be an exciting year!  




    • November 14, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Arnold & Porter - 3000 El Camino Real Five Palo Alto Square | Suite 500 Palo Alto, CA 94306

    WIPLA Presents: Unlocking Your Rainmaking Superpowers

    Are You Frustrated Because:

     You are trying to build your book of business, but it is slower and harder than you expected?

     You are attracting some clients, but not the ones you truly want?

     You are having trouble finding the time and energy to market yourself on top of your already busy workload?

     You don’t know where to start marketing yourself?

    Would You Like:

     To easily find the time and energy to get out there and market yourself?

     To get into a flow with your networking efforts and build strong relationships with people you enjoy who can help you attract the clients you want?

     To be in charge of your own career because you attract your own clients?

    If this describes you, join us for Unlocking Your Rainmaking Superpowers, where we will discuss the secrets of how to get yourself out there and start attracting your ideal clients.

    Speaker Bio: Executive Coach Gina Steele understands firsthand how important it is to have your own clients, and what it takes to attract them.

    At one time, she was an experienced attorney without her own clients. She couldn’t choose the type of work she did or the clients she worked with. She didn’t make the decisions that mattered.

    She was sick of working constantly, while the partners she worked with had more reasonable hours and made several times her salary. She was frustrated and stressed out – so much so, that she landed in the hospital with a life-threatening blood clot. On that day, she decided to change her life.

    She honed her communications skills and executive presence. She determined the exact type of work she wanted to attract. Then she put a plan in action to attract her ideal clients. Soon, she was in control of her career – she had her own firm making a good living, doing work she loved, and working on her own schedule.

    Her passion to help other lawyers do the same drove her to become a Certified Executive Coach and start Steele Leadership, Inc.

Past Events

August 01, 2019 WIPLA Summer Happy Hour
June 27, 2019 WIPLA's Summer Spa Party
May 30, 2019 WIPLA's Bubbles and Business Champagne Mixer
April 19, 2019 WIPLA's Spring Fashion Event
March 06, 2019 WIPLA 3-6-19 "IP Year in Review" Panel & Reception
January 09, 2019 WIPLA's Elimination of Bias CLE Tea Event
December 04, 2018 WIPLA's Annual Holiday Party
November 14, 2018 WIPLA's November 2018 Membership Drive Breakfast
October 09, 2018 WIPLA’s Vision Board Party
September 25, 2018 WIPLA Planning for 2019 Party
July 26, 2018 WIPLA's Summer Happy Hour
March 20, 2018 Spring Cleaning Mixer
December 06, 2017 WIPLA's 2017 Holiday Party
November 07, 2017 Take Charge of Your Performance Review
October 11, 2017 WIPLA Pink Party
September 07, 2017 WIPLA Planning for 2018 Party
July 13, 2017 WIPLA's July Happy Hour
June 14, 2017 WIPLA's 10 Year Anniversary Party
May 24, 2017 Patent Prosecution Case Law Review: Recent Trends and Developments
April 25, 2017 The ACT of Communication
February 28, 2017 WIPLA Happy Hour Networking Event
January 25, 2017 Happy Lawyering with Professor Deborah Rhode
December 08, 2016 WIPLA's Holiday Party
November 21, 2016 Alice and its Impact on Patent Prosecution and Litigation, a CLE event
October 12, 2016 "Strengthen Your Leadership Voice" Four Session Workshop
September 15, 2016 WIPLA 2017 Planning Party
August 23, 2016 WIPLA Happy Hour Networking Event
June 09, 2016 WIPLA Summer Spa Party
April 28, 2016 The Art of Rainmaking: Maximizing Your Strengths to Succeed in Business Development
April 14, 2016 Daily Journal Professional Education's Patent Disputes Forum
March 30, 2016 A Foggy Road Ahead: The DMCA in 2016
March 24, 2016 SVIPLA March Dinner Meeting - Design Patents and Global Considerations
February 25, 2016 Steele Leadership, Inc.'s Retreat -- Effective Leadership for Lawyers
February 11, 2016 WIPLA Ceramics Networking Event
January 26, 2016 Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association JANUARY PROGRAM: "Neuroscience of Competent Lawyering"
January 21, 2016 Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession by Practicing Conscious Inclusion
December 15, 2015 SVIPLA Inventor of the Year Award Dinner
December 11, 2015 MIP International Women’s Leadership Forum
December 03, 2015 WIPLA Holiday Party
November 18, 2015 Mentoring Mixer: Lean In or Thrive
November 09, 2015 Copyright Listening Tour
November 05, 2015 WIPLA 2016 Planning Party
October 16, 2015 WIPLA Wine and Canvas Networking Event
September 16, 2015 Job Hunt, Resume Writing and Career Transition Panel Discussion
August 26, 2015 Licensing Without Borders - Networking Reception and Panel Discussion
July 16, 2015 A Discussion of the Patent Strategies of Technology Startups
June 30, 2015 WIPLA's June Networking Event
May 28, 2015 Meet the Leaders Luncheon
May 06, 2015 WIPLA Manicure Party
April 16, 2015 Book discussion: Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play When No One Has The Time
March 19, 2015 Panel Discussion: Data Privacy & IP Attorneys – A Natural Match?
February 11, 2015 February Happy Hour Networking Event
December 04, 2014 WIPLA Holiday Party
October 23, 2014 Book Review Discussion: Mistakes I Made at Work
September 26, 2014 WIPLA 2015 Planning Meeting
May 07, 2014 Develop a “Growth” Mindset
March 12, 2014 IP Year in Review: Trends and Developments of 2013
December 11, 2013 WIPLA HOLIDAY PARTY
October 30, 2013 Navigating the IP Minefield: Strategies for Video Game IP
September 19, 2013 CHAT AND CHOCOLATE!
May 22, 2013 3 Rules to Break to Breakthrough to Success
April 24, 2013 Building Your Professional Brand Through Social Media
March 15, 2013 USPTO Webinar on First-Inventor-to-File, Micro Entity and Patent Fee Final Rules
March 05, 2013 WIPO Trademark Registration Roundtable
February 20, 2013 WIPLA February Happy Hour
January 31, 2013 Mentoring Up and Down: What I Wish I Knew Then, What I Need To Know Now
October 11, 2012 Preserving Your Trade Secrets and Preventing Loss of Rights
September 12, 2012 WIPLA September Mixer and Networking Event
June 21, 2012 WIPLA June Summer Mixer and Networking Event
May 21, 2012 WIB (Women In Bio) Evening of Speed Networking
May 01, 2012 WIPLA Networking Breakfast
March 27, 2012 Panel on Mentoring
June 09, 2011 WIPLA June Cocktail and Networking Reception
April 28, 2011 SVIPLA Program: Microsoft Corp. v. i4i Mock Argument
April 05, 2011 Business and Legal Aspects of Lending Against Intellectual Property
October 06, 2010 Online Battles for the Brand: Fighting Trademark Infringement on the Internet
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