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Mary-Olga Lovett to Show Women in IP How to Smash Glass Ceilings at International Women’s Leadership Forum

HOUSTON – Aug. 27, 2019 –Mary-Olga Lovett, Senior Vice President of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will speak at the 2019 Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) International Women’s Leadership Forum in Chicago Sept. 12. Lovett’s presentation will focus on helping women in senior IP and leadership roles successfully navigate areas such as negotiations, communications, and opportunities for advancement.

The annual MIP International Women’s Leadership Forum is designed to support the advancement of women through an intensive and interactive one-day program. Attendees participate in discussions with leading lawyers and expert IP professionals regarding strategy development and emerging technologies, as well as new global developments affecting the industry.

“I have seen firsthand how impactful it is for companies and firms to have a diverse team of lawyers. At Greenberg Traurig, diversity is in our firm’s DNA, and we value the unique perspectives each of our leaders brings to the conversation,” Lovett said. “I am excited to share my experiences with this accomplished group of professional women.”

Lovett has been named multiple times by Super Lawyers Magazine and Texas Monthly as both one of the “Top 50 Women Lawyers in Texas” and one of the “Top 100 Attorneys in Houston.” In 2016, Super Lawyers honored her as one of the “Top 100 Lawyers in Texas.” In 2017, she was named “Best in Patent” by Euromoney’s Guide to the Leading Women in Business Law and has been listed in the Guide multiple times; she was short-listed for “Best in Patent” by Euromoney in 2016 and 2018. She is listed in The Best Lawyers in America for “Commercial Litigation” and Managing IP Magazine’s “IP Stars,” in which she has been recognized as one of the “Top 250 Women in IP.”

She is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property & Technology Practice, which has more than 180 intellectual property attorneys and agents who provide a broad range of patent, trademark, and copyright protection and strategic counseling. Lovett is also a member of Greenberg Traurig’s Litigation Practice, which includes a team of more than 600 attorneys. In addition, she is active within the Greenberg Traurig Women’s Initiative (GTWI), the firm’s global women’s affinity group encompassing recruiting, retention, and business development. Through the GTWI, the firm regularly collaborates with like-minded organizations to address these issues on a broader scale in a variety of industries and communities. Greenberg Traurig takes thoughtful action to address issues such as maintaining a healthy work-life balance, breaking the glass ceiling, mentoring, creating and maintaining healthy lifestyles, and giving back to the community.

The 2019 MIP International Women’s Leadership Forum will take place Thursday, Sept. 12 at The Westin Chicago River North. For more information about the forum, visit

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