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KIAP IP Practice in international guide IP Stars 2018 Patent rankings
On 4 March 2018 the second part of the global international research of the intellectual property leaders IP Stars 2018 was published, the first results of which became known in February and defined leaders in trade mark contentious work. The results of the second part of the global research IP Stars 2018 define leaders in patent contentious and patent prosecution work. According to the results of the ranking, KIAP IP Practice was once again marked among the best law firms in Russia (Tier 3 in Patent contentious).Founded in 1990, Managing IP magazine is the leading source of news and analysis on all intellectual property developments worldwide. As a well-respected publisher in the IP industry, the Guide is considered to be the most authoritative and comprehensive and has been researching and ranking IP firms from more than 80 jurisdictions since 1996.Apart from the analysis of IP strategies and trends and ranking IP law firms, the Guide also produces a list of professionals - in private practice (‘the IP Stars’) and in-house legal departments (‘Corporate IP Stars’) - who are highly-regarded by their peers for the work they do both in and outside their organisations. The list is based on market feedback and other independent information obtained by the team of researchers. The research is impartial and rigorous. No practitioner can pay to be included or solicit recommendations from colleagues.