2020 International Property Rights Index (IPRI)

November 24, 2020

The Index measures 129 countries to offer a comprehensive insight on the strength of physical property rights, intellectual property rights, and the legal and political environments that enforce them. The unprecedented pandemic has quickly spread to all the continents and the world is expecting a vaccine to stop the fear. Global crises like the Coronavirus pandemic are critical in transforming research and innovation potential into solutions. Rapid response requires confidence in an IP system that works and policy that s The Index measures 129 countries to offer a comprehensive insight on the strength of physical property rights, intellectual property rights, and the legal and political environments that enforce them. The unprecedented pandemic has quickly spread to all the continents and the world is expecting a vaccine to stop the fear. Global crises like the Coronavirus pandemic are critical in transforming research and innovation potential into solutions. Rapid response requires confidence in an IP system that works and policy that supports business. 

Intellectual Property policy plays a silent role in supporting new ideas and investments that are a key indicator of economic and social prosperity. Every job in some way produces or relies on creativity and commercial distinctiveness.

IPRI is comprised of 10 items grouped under three core components: Legal and Political Environment (LP) providing information on ​​the strength of a country’s institutions, Physical Property Rights (PPR) and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), that reflect the two forms of property rights decisive for countries’ socio-economic development.