The most influential people in the Americas


The Managing IP Top 50 lists the most influential people in intellectual property and explains how they are shaping the future of IP. Here is the 2013 selection for the Americas, including Angelina Jolie and Tim Tebow

Top 50 contents:
Introduction

Jurgen Dressel, Novartis
Colleen Chien, Santa Clara University
Jamie Love, KEI
Liu Chuntian, People's University Law School
Denis Croze, WIPO

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Colleen Chien
Charles Bullock
Todd Dickinson
J Scott Evans
Bob Goodlatte
Hugh Hansen
Angelina Jolie
Chaitanya Kanojia
Jamie Love
Mike Margáin
Randall Rader
Edith Ramirez
Dan Ravicher
Judge James Robart
Etienne Sanz de Acedo
James Smith
Erich Spangenberg
Teresa Stanek Rea
Tim Tebow

COLLEEN CHIEN

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL

Chien's research on patent trolls has influenced the debate in the US and been behind many of the recent proposals for reform. She has been working on the area since 2005 and started using the term Patent-Assertion Entities, which is now common. She spoke to Managing IP in June about her work and the future of IP litigation in the US

Read the full interview here

CHARLES BULLOCKCHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE JUDGE, INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION, US As chief administrative judge of the US ITC, Charles Bullock has overseen high-profile cases relating...


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