Welcome to the 2021 edition of IP STARS and Managing IP Awards programme.

Please read the information on this page carefully to understand what we have published and what to expect from us in the coming weeks and months.

Managing IP has now revealed the IP STARS firm rankings for copyright and related rights work. Today's news follows the firm rankings for IP transactions work, which were published last month.

Below is a snapshot of our results publication timeline this year. Once the results are ready, we will publish an announcement on this website and inform firms and practitioners via email.


Managing IP Awards 2021

March 30: EMEA Awards event

April 7: Americas Awards event

June 17: Asia-Pacific Awards event

Read about the shortlists and winners here.


IP STARS 2021 rankings and content

March: Trade mark practice rankings for firms - read about it here

April: Intellectual property practice rankings for firms (only for certain jurisdictions) - read about it here

May: IP Stars list 2021 - read about it here

June: Patent practice rankings for firms (including US states such as California) - read about it here

June: Managing IP’s Top 250 Women in IP 2021 - read about it here

July: IP transactions practice rankings for firms - read about it here

August: Copyright practice rankings for firms - read about it here

September: Managing IP's Rising Stars list and Corporate IP Stars list 2021


Research for IP STARS rankings and MIP Awards 2022

We will start the research for the 2022 edition of the IP STARS rankings and Managing IP Awards in September 2021.

Firms can now download the 2022 edition research forms here and start preparing for submission. We will start accepting submissions from September 1. Firms will receive an email about the submission portal. The submission deadline is November 1.

Register for/join our webinar on September 8 (click here) to learn more about the research.


Follow our announcements

We will update this article when we have updates concerning our research and results publication. Sign up to receive our monthly newsletter (here) or keep an eye on our news page and social media channels (Twitter and LinkedIn) for updates.

Our marketing/business development team will contact all the firms and practitioners recognised this year. If you have any feedback or questions about our research, please contact us here.