50 most influential people in IP 2021: IP authorities
Our list includes six IP authorities, the details of whom you can find below along with the full list of names that make up the top 50
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Ed oversees the coverage by Managing IP, chairs and presents the publication’s events and awards ceremonies, and commissions expert comment articles. He has knowledge of all areas of IP, including trademarks, patents and copyright.
Max monitors our news coverage. He also reports on all aspects of IP, particularly trademark and copyright matters, and mainly focusses on Europe. Coverage includes regular articles exploring how in-house counsel are managing their IP portfolios and adapting to legislative developments, as well as interviews with industry figures and reactions to important court judgments.
Deputy managing editor
Patrick assists with editorial agenda management, and regularly reports on patent-related issues, including FRAND, supplementary protection certificates and patent eligibility, as well as trade secrets. He also chairs industry events and produces conference newspapers.
Rani reports on all aspects of IP in the US and the Americas, particularly trademarks and copyright. Based in New York, she covers in-house and private practice lawyers' concerns and insights into the market.
Sukanya covers all IP-related issues in Asia including trademark, copyright, patent and design matters. She has worked as an in-house counsel in the past. She is particularly interested in enforcement strategies adopted by brand owners and overlaps between different IP disciplines.