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Infinite Possibilities – The U.S. Chamber International IP Index, 4th Edition

Infinite Possibilities – The U.S. Chamber International IP Index, 4th Edition

The 4th Edition of the U.S. Chamber International IP Index, Infinite Possibilities, maps the IP environment in 38 economies around the world, collectively accounting for nearly 85% of global gross domestic product (GDP). Each economy’s score is based upon 30 indicators spread across six categories – Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks, Trade Secrets, Enforcement, and International Treaties.

Infinite Possibilities re-evaluates IP policies in the 30 economies from the 3rd edition and also includes 8 new economies: Algeria, Brunei, Ecuador, Israel, Italy, Poland, Sweden, and Venezuela. Additionally, the Index includes six new correlations on the relationship between strong IP rights and socio-economic benefits: access to finance, high-quality human capital, foreign direct investment attractiveness, inventive activity, advanced technology markets, and streamlined and enhanced access to creative content.

Infinite Possibilities – Statistical Annex

Infinite Possibilities – Statistical Annex

Annex – IP as a Development Tool: Supplementary Statistical Analysis to the U.S. Chamber International IP Index   This annex supplements the analysis in the 4th edition of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s International IP Index (the Index) concerning the relationship between intellectual property (IP) standards and development of innovative and competitive economies. By comparing […]

U.S. Chamber Comments on USTR Special 301 Report

U.S. Chamber Comments on USTR Special 301 Report

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) Executive Vice President Mark Elliot issued the following statement regarding the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative’s (USTR) 2014 Special 301 Report, which identifies markets that fail to provide adequate and effective intellectual property (IP) rights protection.

Navigating the Global Economy: We’ve Found Your Map

Navigating the Global Economy: We’ve Found Your Map

With the onset of global trade, economies that are oceans apart, both literally and figuratively, are trying to figure out how to navigate the global economy. While some nations appear to be sailing smoothly, others are commandeering rough seas feeling every ebb and flow of development.