IAM Patent 1000 2022

Patents are essential business commodities and knowing how to obtain, enforce and monetise them has become mission critical. The IAM Patent 1000 has firmly established itself as the definitive ‘go-to’ resource for those seeking to identify world-class, private practice patent expertise.

Israel

Ranking 15th in the Global Innovation Index 2021, Israel continues to be the seedbed of cutting-edge inventions. The Covid-19 pandemic has given the booming technology sector an additional boost; in 2021 the country noted a record number of huge funding rounds for unicorns – start-ups with a value of over...

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Ranking 15th in the Global Innovation Index 2021, Israel continues to be the seedbed of cutting-edge inventions. The Covid-19 pandemic has given the booming technology sector an additional boost; in 2021 the country noted a record number of huge funding rounds for unicorns – start-ups with a value of over $1 billion. It is no wonder, then, that many firms are experiencing an increased demand on the start-up front. Meanwhile, the Israeli Patent Office reported that the average total examination time for patents across all fields has been steadily decreasing over the past five years. Additionally, at the fifth China-Israel Joint Committee on Innovation Cooperation meeting, the Israel Patent Office and the China National Intellectual Property Administration signed a memorandum of understanding, expanding their IP cooperation in the field of trademarks and geographical indication.

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