Survey Ranks Countries For IP Competitiveness

Law360, New York (May 2, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S., the U.K. and Germany are the three leading countries at protecting and enforcing intellectual property, according to a survey released Friday by Taylor Wessing LLP.

The survey, known as the Global Intellectual Property Index, rated 22 countries in terms of how well patents, trademarks and copyrights are obtained, exploited, enforced and attacked. It found that the U.S., the U.K. and Germany fell into the top tier of “IP Competitiveness,” whereas the Netherlands, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Singapore and France fell into the second tier....
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