ATLANTA (January 13) — Women in Technology (WIT), the leading association devoted to the development of Georgia’s businesswomen in the technology industry, announced the 2006 Board of Directors, which includes Kilpatrick Stockton partners Jamie Greene and Brenda Holmes. Both practice in the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group. Ms. Greene will serve as the board’s Secretary and Ms. Holmes will serve as Legal Director.
WIT works to accelerate the growth path of women in technology through initiatives that promote visibility and opportunities for success in the industry. The organization’s theme for 2006 is “Growing with Valued Partnerships” and the Board will concentrate their efforts on building upon this theme both within the organization itself and throughout the greater Atlanta technology community.
Ms. Greene’s practice concentrates in the procurement of domestic and foreign biomedical and chemical patents, particularly in the areas of biotechnology, pharmacology and immunology. Prior to entering the legal profession, Ms. Greene was a research scientist at the Sloan Kettering Institute for Cancer Research and Boehringer Ingelheim, Ltd.
Ms. Holmes’ practice focuses on intellectual property management and procurement. She assists clients in building and managing their patent portfolios. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Holmes was an engineer with IBM, working in the areas of system development and memory controller chip design.
About Women in Technology (WIT)
Women in Technology, Inc. (WIT) is an all-volunteer, not-for-profit association promoting the advancement of women in the field of technology. WIT is a founding society of the Technology Association of Georgia, an umbrella membership organization that serves more than 5,000 members of the Georgia technology community. For more information on WIT, visit www.witinc.org.
About Kilpatrick Stockton
Kilpatrick Stockton LLP is a full-service international law firm with more than 470 attorneys in nine offices across the globe: Atlanta and Augusta, GA.; Charlotte, Raleigh and Winston-Salem, NC.; New York, NY; Washington, D.C.; London, England; and Stockholm, Sweden. Kilpatrick Stockton’s delivery of innovative business solutions provides results-oriented counsel for corporations, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. Collaboration among Kilpatrick Stockton’s corporate, litigation and intellectual property attorneys provides knowledgeable and proactive guidance for companies at every stage of the business life cycle.