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Measuring the Magnitude of Global Counterfeiting: Creation of a Contemporary Global Measure of Physical Counterfeiting

Measuring the Magnitude of Global Counterfeiting: Creation of a Contemporary Global Measure of Physical Counterfeiting

Counterfeiting today represents a tremendous and ever-increasing global threat. Counterfeit products from goods and merchandise, tobacco products, and industrial parts to banknotes and medicines circulate across the globe. These products cause real damage to consumers, industries, and economies. This report looks at the global magnitude of physical counterfeiting – a brief overview of the state of trade-related physical counterfeiting today, the current status of measuring counterfeiting, and the methodology and results of a current estimate of trade-related physical counterfeiting from two unique angles.

Seizing India’s Innovation Opportunity

Seizing India’s Innovation Opportunity

A lot can change in two years – or not. The world has weathered an economic crisis and has come together through to tackle poverty, hunger, disease and global terror. India will play a pivotal role in responding to existing and emerging global challenges but India must also put its own house in order.

U.S. Chamber International IP Index Shows Australia Has Opportunities to Improve its IP Environment

U.S. Chamber International IP Index Shows Australia Has Opportunities to Improve its IP Environment

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce released its 4th annual International IP Index, Infinite Possibilities, at an event in Tokyo today, with Australia ranking 8th out of 38 economies benchmarked. The Index, produced by the U.S. Chamber’s Global Intellectual Property Center, credited Australia for the steps it has taken to bolster copyright protection by combatting online […]

U.S. Chamber International IP Index Ranks Japan 9th in Promoting Innovation

U.S. Chamber International IP Index Ranks Japan 9th in Promoting Innovation

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce released its 4th annual International IP Index “Infinite Possibilities” at an event in Tokyo today, which found Japan boasts one of the stronger IP environments benchmarked in the report, ranking 9th out of 38 economies. The report revealed that Japan has a sophisticated national IP framework, with particularly strong protection for patents and trademarks. The United States ranked first out of the 38 economies studied, while Venezuela finished last.