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Managing IP’s first 25 years – a timeline

Managing IP marks its 25th anniversary this year. Here are some of the landmarks in our development, from the launch of the magazine in 1990 to the world of webinars, Twitter and our Chinese-language website

Jeremy Phillips

1990 Managing IP magazine founded by Jeremy Phillips (right)

1991 Euromoney PLC acquires Managing IP

1996 First World IP Survey published (now known as IP Stars)

MIP June 2010

1997 Managing IP magazine goes full-colour; the first cover star is litigator Herb Schwartz of Fish & Neave (left)

1999 launched – the website’s searchable archive of articles now spans 16 years

2000 Incorporation of IP Asia and expansion of the Hong Kong office

2003 New York office opens with Americas editor and sales manager

2003 Managing IP publishes the INTA Daily News at the Annual Meeting in Amsterdam, the start of a continuing partnership with INTA

2006 First Managing IP Global Awards Dinner held at Claridge’s, London


2008 First North America Awards Dinner held at the Four Seasons, Washington DC

2008 First AIPPI Congress News published at Boston meeting. Subsequent editions published at AIPPI meetings in Paris, Seoul and Toronto

2008 Managing IP webinar channels launched (right). The first webinars are on new gTLDs, Bilski and litigation in China

2009 Managing IP produces first AIPLA Daily Report, published annually during the AIPLA Annual Meeting

MIP twitter

2009 @managingip Twitter account (left) launched. It now has over 14,000 followers

2010 Managing IP LinkedIn group founded. It now has over 5,500 members

2011 First International Patent Forum held in London. Managing IP events have also taken place in Barcelona, Paris, Munich, Beijing, Shanghai, New Delhi, Washington DC, New York, San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Seattle

2012 Chinese-language website (right) goes live

MIP Chinese

2014 Women in IP Network launched

2014 Dedicated US version of launched

2015 Today we publish over 100 articles on topical patent, trade mark, copyright and internet-related issues every month, many of them only available online. The freely accessible blog highlights some of our content, but about 70% of it is only available to subscribers.

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More from across our site

We have started accepting submissions from in-house counsel and teams for the 19th annual Managing IP Awards programme
Patient groups and generics makers may have to bear the brunt of India’s latest attempt at patent reform
Each week Managing IP speaks to a different IP lawyer about their life and career
Paolo Tavolato, who will share the role, said private equity support would help the IP consultancy achieve its ambitious M&A plans
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has hired former Anand & Anand partner Swati Sharma and hopes to compete with specialist IP firms
Rapporteur-Judge András Kupecz ruled that education and training weren’t legitimate reasons for a member of the public to access documents
Searches for comparison prior art will be a little easier, but practitioners will have to put more thought into claim construction and design patent titles
The Helsinki local division rejected AIM Sport’s request for a preliminary injunction in a dispute with rival Supponor
We provide a rundown of Managing IP’s news and analysis coverage from the week, and review what’s been happening elsewhere in IP
The FTC’s plans to scrutinise improperly listed Orange Book patents could make these listings more important in litigation, but firms should be looking at this anyway