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The US Chamber and Pugatch Consilium launch the third edition of the GIPC IP Index

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This week Pugatch Consilium, in partnership with the US Chamber’s Global Intellectual Property Center, released the third edition of the annual GIPC International IP Index. The 2015 edition of the Index, entitled UP: Unlimited Potential, maps the intellectual property environment in 30 economies. Overall, although challenges remain across the board, positive steps are being taken in many of the economies included in the Index. In fact, 20 of the economies mapped in 2014 improved their scores in the 2015 edition. The report also underscores the benefits experience by countries as they strengthen their IP environments in a special section that correlates the GIPC Index scores with 15 variables reflecting key economic activities.

 

The full report may be accessed here: http://www.theglobalipcenter.com/wp-content/themes/gipc/map-index/assets/pdf/Index_Map_Index_3rdEdition.pdf

 

An interactive map of the 2015 Index scores can be accessed here: http://www.theglobalipcenter.com/gipcindex/

 

In addition, the 2015 GIPC Index has been covered in a wide range of media outlets, including the following:

 

Wall Street Journal, “India no longer the worst at protecting intellectual property”, http://www.wsj.com/articles/BL-IRTB-28240

 

India’s CNBC, “Meir Pugatch explains why India is ranked low in IP Index”, http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/meir-pugatch-explainsindia-is-ranked-lowip-index_1292748.html

 

World Trademark Review, “US and UK get pats on back, India and Thailand rank poorly on new IP index”, http://www.worldtrademarkreview.com/Blog/detail.aspx?g=6d56b7b0-ddde-49b2-ad8b-e3842c6d0eb1

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Rachel specialises in biomedical and energy-related innovation as well as international innovation policy. She has particular experience in sector-specific trend mapping, survey building and benchmarking of intellectual property environments. Rachel’s work focuses on Europe, with special emphasis on the UK and Spain, and she speaks fluent Spanish. She gained direct experience with UK innovation policy while interning with the UK’s then Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills.
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