Episode 69 - Katy Califa talks intellectual property, being Chicana in Big Law, thriving as an introvert, and the importance of client interests serving as your North Star The Path & The Practice

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This episode features a conversation with Katherine Califa. Katy is a partner and intellectual property lawyer. A key focus of her practice is counseling clients regarding the selection, registration and enforcement of brands and other intellectual property assets in the United States and abroad. In this discussion, Katy reflects on growing-up in Silver Spring, MD, attending Wellesley College and Stanford Law School. During the discussion, Katy shares how she picked Foley and decided on her practice. She also reflects on her experience as a women of color in a large law firms and shares how cultural differences impacted her journey. Finally, Katy gives wonderful advice on the importance of the client’s interests serving as your North Star.

This episode features a conversation with Katherine Califa. Katy is a partner and intellectual property lawyer. A key focus of her practice is counseling clients regarding the selection, registration and enforcement of brands and other intellectual property assets in the United States and abroad. In this discussion, Katy reflects on growing-up in Silver Spring, MD, attending Wellesley College and Stanford Law School. During the discussion, Katy shares how she picked Foley and decided on her practice. She also reflects on her experience as a women of color in a large law firms and shares how cultural differences impacted her journey. Finally, Katy gives wonderful advice on the importance of the client’s interests serving as your North Star.