Meet the Team


  • Ed Conlon

    Managing Editor

    Ed oversees and edits the online and print 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.

  • Patrick Wingrove

    Americas Editor

    Patrick reports on patent-related issues, including FRAND, supplementary protection certificates and patent eligibility, as well as trade secrets. He also assists with chairing industry events and producing conference newspapers.

  • Max Walters

    Senior Reporter

    Max covers 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.

  • Rani Mehta

    US Reporter

    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 Sarkar

    Asia Reporter

    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.

  • Rory O’Neill


    Rory reports on all aspects of IP, focusing primarily on European patent issues. Particular interests include FRAND, telecommunications, and access to medicines.

  • Kingsley Egbuonu

    Research Editor

    Kingsley oversees the research for Managing IP’s annual awards programme and our legal guide known as IP STARS, a publication that ranks IP law firms and practitioners. His postgraduate qualifications include a master’s degree in IP from Queen Mary University of London.

  • John Harrison

    Awards researcher

    John is a legal awards researcher. He also leads the research effort across several of Euromoney’s legal awards, including the Women in Business Law and Rising Star awards. John manages research across a wide array of legal specialisms globally.

  • Chris Adams

    Americas Editor, IP STARS

    Chris leads Managing IP’s research team in our New York office. He is also the managing editor of Euromoney’s LMG Life Sciences publication.


  • Tolu Babalola

    Head of Subscriptions

    Tolu manages all existing and new subscribers for Managing IP. If you would like to discuss how your team can benefit from office-wide access, or have any questions about your existing subscription, please contact Tolu.

  • Iona Cudbard-Baldry

    Sales Executive

    Iona is your first point of contact if you are an academic institution or subscription agent. She handles all third-party subscription requests for both new and existing clients and will also be able to assist with any changes required for this client base.

Business Development

  • Nick Heath

    Commercial Director, Business Development (EMEA)

    Nick heads up the business development team across the Legal Media Group, including Managing IP and IP STARS. He collaborates with firms and service providers to showcase their expertise to our global and engaged in-house community, through our different platforms and formats including new media and thought leadership content.

  • Matthew Siu

    Business Development (Asia)

    Telephone: +852 2842 6937

    Matthew is Sales Manager for Asia-Pacific. He sells print and digital advertisements in Managing IP and IP STARS, as well as advertising in thought leadership products. Matthew also sells sponsorship for some MIP events based in Asia.

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