In the midst of all the Brexit gloom, it was great to see that the UK was ranked 2nd in the independent US Chamber of Commerce Global IP Index. This ranking confirms that the UK provides one of the best intellectual property environments in the world.
Countries were assessed on factors including how businesses can obtain, exploit and enforce IP rights.
The UK was particularly praised for its specialist crime units, cross industry approach and the level of government cooperation.
The UK provides one of the very best intellectual property (IP) environments in the world.