Revealed: 2005's most influential people


Managing Intellectual Property's annual list of the most influential people in IP reflects the impact of recent debates such as the EU software patent directive, patent reform in the US and the place of IP in the developing world

Managing Intellectual Property's annual list of the most influential people in IP reflects the impact of recent debates such as the EU software patent directive, patent reform in the US and the place of IP in the developing world.

The list of 50 people includes academics, judges, legislators, industry representatives and others and can be seen in the July/August issue of MIP magazine. It was compiled based on input from IP practitioners worldwide.

Among those included this year is Erik Nooteboom of the European Commission, who has been at...


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