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.
It’s difficult to achieve innovation without the protection of ideas, and as a growing share of global economic value creation and exchange has become knowledge-based, intellectual property rights and protections have become an increasingly important facet of global trade. This category includes all GTIPA-member reports addressing trade and IP issues.