Building efficient IP systems

For IP to be fulfilling its potential as a tool to spur innovation and creativity, and economic growth, IP systems must be effective, efficient, economical and coherent worldwide. ICC works with policymakers to help improve IP systems in several areas.

IP litigation

The ICC Commission on Intellectual Property has issued a report on Adjudicating Intellectual Property Disputes, an ICC report on specialised IP jurisdictions, which has been launched in Moscow on 28 April 2016.


Proposals for a unitary patent and unified patent litigation system in the EuropeCooperation between patent offices


ICC participates in the WIPO Standing Committee on the Law of Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications (SCT) and in European Trademark and Designs Office (OHIM) User Group and other working bodies.

Selected ICC submissions

ICC provides input into discussions on how to make the intellectual property system more effective and efficient:

IP Litigation



Trade Secrets

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