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Meet the esteemed judges who are assessing the first-ever Social Impact Awards
Lawyers debate whether the Supreme Court’s ruling helps maintain confidence in the trademark system
We provide a rundown of Managing IP’s news and analysis from the week, and review what’s been happening elsewhere in IP

Introducing Managing IP+'s Talent Tracker

Managing IP+ has launched the Talent Tracker, an interactive database that collates reported partner moves across the intellectual property legal market

What Corporates Want: legal knowledge and ability

Technical excellence is paramount for clients looking to hire new advisers, according to a survey of nearly 29,000 corporate counsel
Kirkland & Ellis partners explain how they secured the dismissal of a patent case in which the other side had lied under oath
Chris Marando tells Managing IP that he's excited to work on PTAB matters at Perkins Coie, which recently hired another lawyer from his former firm
Lawyers say the opening of the Milan central division this month is likely to boost the so far 'modest' activity in Italy
In the latest episode, Managing IP is joined by Gwilym Roberts and Lee Davies from the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys to discuss the UPC, IP ministers, diversity and more
For its latest rankings reveal, Managing IP’s accreditation title IP STARS recognises women leaders and outlines which firms and practitioners are climbing the ranks
We provide a rundown of Managing IP’s news and analysis from the week, and review what’s been happening elsewhere in IP
We provide a rundown of Managing IP’s news and analysis from the week, and review what’s been happening elsewhere in IP
A lawyer who replied to a cease-and-desist letter with just two words has shown others how to deal with vexatious infringement allegations
Managing IP understands the association had been considering other options, including Madrid or Vienna, after concerns were raised over Dubai’s positions on various rights
Sharon Urias tells us why she still has to explain the difference between copyright and trademarks
Lawyers at Tomkins and Bomhard IP explain how they finally secured victory over McDonald’s in long-running ‘Big Mac’ trademark dispute
We provide a rundown of Managing IP’s news and analysis from the week, and review what’s been happening elsewhere in IP
The EMEA research period is open until May 31
With more than 250 winners recognised during the ceremony, there are many reasons to be positive about the health of the IP industry in EMEA
The firm was among multiple winners at a record-breaking 2024 ceremony held in London on April 11
In the latest episode of our monthly podcast, the team discusses AI clarifications from India and the US, and previews the upcoming Managing IP Awards for EMEA and the Americas
This year's report focuses on the unitary patent and Unified Patent Court (UPC) system, with survey data analysis and interviews with in-house and private practice patent practitioners
Pors of Bird & Bird shares his opinions on the UPC and its impact on patent litigation in Europe
Müller-Stoy of Bardehle Pagenberg gives his views on the UPC, including the judicial approach and the wider impact on the patent market
Grosch of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan talks about his experiences with the UPC, why the German divisions are popular, and the big legal questions yet to be answered
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Exclusives and This week in IP
In the latest episode, Managing IP is joined by Gwilym Roberts and Lee Davies from the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys to discuss the UPC, IP ministers, diversity and more
In the latest episode, the team discusses the battle to take control of listed company and IP business Qantm IP, and looks at some recent hiring trends
The winner of Managing IP’s Life Achievement Award discusses 50 years in IP law and how even he can’t avoid imposter syndrome
In the latest episode of our monthly podcast, the team discusses AI clarifications from India and the US, and previews the upcoming Managing IP Awards for EMEA and the Americas
Managing IP’s Max Walters appeared on the latest episode of ‘Two IPs in a pod’, a regular podcast hosted by the UK patent attorney body, to discuss AI, awards and more
In the latest episode of our monthly podcast, the team discusses standard-essential patent developments so far this year and delves into law firm hiring strategies
In the final episode of 2023, the team discusses our Top 50 and the biggest IP events of the year
In the latest episode of our monthly podcast, the team discusses six months of India’s reformed system for foreign law firms, the latest UPC trends and SEP developments
In this special podcast, Managing IP talks to a charity that is working tirelessly to support mental health initiatives in the IP profession
In the latest episode of our monthly podcast, the team discusses law firm merger strategies, a high-profile break-up, and the latest 5G patent developments
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Managing IP’s editorial board features senior intellectual property practitioners, both in-house and private practice, from around the world. Through their expertise, board members support our editorial coverage with regular feedback, insight and contributed articles.

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