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IP STARS 2020 research and webinar


IP STARS will start accepting firm submissions and scheduling research interviews from September 2 2019. Register for the research and webinar to find out more

The research for the 2020 edition of IP STARS starts on September 2 2019. 

We have sent an introductory email to firms. If your firm is interested in participating in our research and you haven't received our email then please register here.

Click here to learn about why it is important for firms to participate each year and how to do so.

Key dates for the 2020 edition research

September 1 2019: Our online portal opens for firm submissions and we'll start conducting research, including firm interviews and surveys.

October 31: Deadline for the firm questionnaire and client referees submissions.

November: We start obtaining feedback from client referees.

February 2020: We conclude our primary research and start publishing the 2020 results, including the shortlists for the Managing IP Awards 2020.

Read more about our research and results timeline here. Firms will be informed when we publish the results and if the dates change. 

We have provided information about our research, including FAQs, here. Follow us on social media (Twitter and LinkedIn) and regularly check our news page (here) for updates. You can also sign up to our newsletter.

If you have further enquiries about IP STARS or the Managing IP Awards programme please contact us at or write to me directly.

Join the 2020 edition webinar

Individuals responsible for preparing legal directory submissions and others interested in learning about our research are invited to join our webinar in September.

Time and date: The webinar starts at 4pm (London time)/11am (New York time) on September 17 2019.

Registration: Click here for more information and to register.

The webinar will be recorded so you can still register even if you won't be available to listen/participate live. All registrants will receive an email notification of the recording. 

This webinar is a unique opportunity to get guidance on making submissions to IP STARS and ask questions.

Register today!

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