IP Outreach Research > IP Crime
|Title:||Sondage IFOP pour l'INPI|
Institut National de la Propriété Industrielle
|Focus:||Aircraft and Auto Parts, Apparel and Shoes, Consumer Electronics / Electronic Equipment, Luxury Goods, Medicines and Medical Devices, Watches|
|Objective:||To find out about businesses' experiences with intellectual property related problems.|
|Sample:||506 business managers with 10+ employees|
11% of businesses surveyed affirmed that they had experienced intellectual/industrial property related problems. This percentage was considerably higher for businesses that have applied for patents (with 33% of them having experienced problems), and businesses that could imagine doing so in the future (24%).
Business managers also pointed out that new counterfeit products have appeared: medicines, electronic devices, and auto parts. Still, the fashion and luxury industries are most affected by fakes (apparel: 70%, jewellery/watches: 45%, leather products: 44%).
[Date Added: Nov 20, 2008 ]