2015 Managing IP World IP Survey and IP Stars research has
begun, starting with the survey submissions. In this post you
will find information relevant to the research process,
including deadlines. However you should always feel free to
contact me by email or by phone if you have other questions or
concerns. You can find our contact details on the about
Where do I fill in the questionnaire?
1) Either go directly to
Survey Monkey to fill out the survey now, or download a PDF
of the survey located
HERE in order to prepare your responses before committing
to the Survey Monkey process. You may sequentially fill in more
than one survey if your firm has offices worldwide.
2) The deadline for submitting the questionnaire is November
3) If you do not complete the questionnaire in one sitting,
you may revisit the Survey Monkey link later. This
recalls your progress through the questionnaire and will
return you to the point at which you left off.
How do I fill in the individual IP Stars survey?
1) Again, you may go directly
to Survey Monkey, or ask me, or another researcher, for a
PDF of the survey, which we will gladly email to you.
2) The deadline for submitting the individual survey is
December 24 2014.
3) Please fill out as many sections as you are comfortable
completing, but please pay particular attention to the added
"In-house Counsel" Stars Nomination sub-section under "Peer
Review". In this area we ask attorneys to list three in-house
counsel nominations to be reviewed by our research staff in the
production of a brand new section of the book, dedicated to
listing the top-ranking in-house lawyers.
When is the 2015 Survey published?
This is published in Managing IP
magazine in three parts:
February: Patent National Firm Rankings
Mark National Firm Rankings
Copyright National Firm Rankings
Three IP Stars
Handbooks will be published containing the national
firm rankings, state firm rankings (USA), individual IP Stars
lawyers’ listings, and detailed analyses on highly
April: United States - Patent, Trademark
April: Global - Trade mark &
July: Global - Patent
Where can I see last year’s survey and IP
Visit our IP Stars
website where all the results are available and