X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

The UK, Germany and the US have claimed the top scores in a survey of 22 countries and economies on their intellectual property (IP) protection and enforcement records conducted by Taylor Wessing, writes the National Law Journal.

The firm’s inaugural Global Intellectual Property Index (GIPI), released on 2 May, used a statistical analysis to rank jurisdictions in terms of patent, trademarks and copyright protections. Taylor Wessing worked with London research group Z/Yen, which has developed a number of other indices, to develop the index.The rankings were based on responses to an online questionnaire and a range of factors affecting the IP climate, including the number of specialised intellectual property judges and lawyers relative to the population, the number of patent or trademark filings and the number of patents and trademarks granted and active. The online survey tallied assessments of 9,333 patent jurisdictions from 341 chief excutives, IP lawyers, in-house counsel and law firm partners.

The index grouped jurisdictions into five tiers:

This premium content is reserved for
Legal Week Subscribers.
Subscribe today and get 10% off.

A PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION PROVIDES:

  • Trusted insight, news and analysis from the UK and across the globe
  • Connections to senior business lawyers within the leading law firms and legal departments
  • Unique access to ALM's unrivalled, market-leading reporting in the US and Asia and cutting-edge research, including Legal Week's UK Top 50 and Global 100 rankings
  • The Legal Week Daily News Alert, Editor's Highlights, and Breaking News digital newsletters and more, plus a choice of over 70 ALM newsletters
  • Optimized access on all of your devices: desktop, tablet and mobile
  • Complete access to the site's full archive of more than 56,000 articles

Already have an account?

For enterprise-wide or corporate enquiries, please contact Paul Reeves on Preeves@alm.com or call on +44 (0) 203 875 0651

 

Legal Week Newsletters & Alerts

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your subscription, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters and alerts. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2018 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.