• Recently, India has improved its overall International Intellectual Property (IIP) score from 38.4% to 38.6%, and the country is ranked 43rd out of 55 countries on the International Intellectual Property Index.
  • International Intellectual Property Index is an annual report compiled by the US Chambers of Commerce.
  • This year (2022) the index is topped by the US with 95.4%.
  • The 2020 U.S. Chamber International IP Index titled ‘Art of the Possible’ creates a template for economies that aspire to become the 21st century, knowledge-based economies through more effective IP protection.
  • In its eighth edition, the Index maps the IP ecosystem in 53 global economies, representing over 90% of global Gross Domestic Product.
  • The Index evaluates the IP framework in each economy across 50 unique indicators which industry believes represent economies with the most effective IP systems.
  • The indicators create a snapshot of an economy overall IP ecosystem and span nine categories of protection:
  1. Patents,
  2. Copyrights,
  3. Trademarks,
  4. Design Rights,
  5. Trade Secrets,
  6. Commercialization of IP Assets,
  7. Enforcement,
  8. Systemic Efficiency,
  9. Membership And Ratification Of International Treaties.

US Chamber of Commerce

  • It is the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations.
  • The group was founded in April 1912 out of local chambers of commerce at the urging of President William Howard Taft and his Secretary of Commerce and Labour Charles Nagel.


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