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Meet IP's most important figures


MIP's fifth annual list of the 50 most influential people in IP includes politicians, campaigners, IP owners, in-house counsel, academics and judges. Plus: interview with Alison Brimelow, EPO president

Debates about patent trolls, digital rights management, copyright term and protection on the internet all testify to the growing visibility of IP issues in the economy, and society in general. In the past year, IP has been the subject of detailed discussions in the US Congress, international actions at the World Trade Organization and a thorough review by former Financial Times editor Andrew Gowers in the UK.

But who is leading these debates and shaping the future of IP? For the fifth year, MIP has put together a list of the most influential people in IP. The list is diverse – including distinguished judges and politicians but also campaigners and unconventional business and technology innovators. Inevitably, it spans people working in patents, trade marks and copyright but also those on the borders of traditional IP issues – such as open source and public health policy – in a reflection that,...


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