Fri 16th Jul 2021

Director David Roberts pledges to promote diversity and inclusion at Page White and Farrer

Service: Learning and development

Sectors:

As a member of IP Inclusive’s senior leaders’ diversity think tank, director and chartered patent attorney David Roberts has signed a pledge to provide leadership for improving diversity and inclusion within Page White and Farrer.

The IP Inclusive senior leaders’ pledge includes eight commitments:

 

  • providing visible and proactive leadership to improve diversity and inclusion within an organisation;
  • taking diversity and inclusion seriously at the highest level;
  • embedding and valuing diversity and inclusion throughout the organisational culture;
  • building trust and safe spaces throughout the organisation;
  • educating senior management and colleagues about diversity and inclusion issues;
  • sharing privileges;
  • insisting on equity; and
  • working closely with human resources and/or management colleagues to achieve these aims.

 

Click here to read David’s pledge.

 

The IP Inclusive senior leaders' diversity think tank is a joint project between IP Inclusive, the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys and the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys, established in November 2020.

 

Click here to read more about the senior leaders’ diversity think tank.

 

Page White and Farrer is also a signatory to the IP Inclusive Charter and promotes the three principles of equality, diversity and inclusion in all aspects of employment practice, including recruitment, career development and workplace ethos.

 

This briefing is for general information purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for legal advice relating to your particular circumstances. We can discuss specific issues and facts on an individual basis. Please note that the law may have changed since the day this was first published in July 2021.

Author

Our offices

London

+44 20 7831 7929

Bedford House, John Street, London, WC1N 2BF, United Kingdom

Leeds

+44 20 7831 7929

Suite 3.05, Platform, New Station Street, Leeds, LS1 4JB, United Kingdom

Munich

+49 89 5150 5800

Widenmayerstr. 10, D-80538 München, Germany