Region profile: Switzerland


From 2009 to 2013, the overall IPRI score of Switzerland decreased by 0.6%. In fact, from 2012 to 2013 Switzerland’s IPRI score decreased by 0.1 points. 

Two components, Physical Property Rights and Intellectual Property Rights remained at last year’s levels in 2013. The scores were 7.9 and 8.3 respectively.  The component Legal and Political Environment decreased by 0.1 points.  The declines were due to 0.1 point losses in Judicial Independence, Control of Corruption, and Political Stability.

 


Category
 
Score Global Rank Regional Rank
International Property Right Index
 
8.2 5 of 130 4 of 19
Legal and Political Environment
 
8.5 7 of 130 6 of 19
Judicial Independence
 
9.0 4 of 130 3 of 19
Rule of Law
 
8.5 10 of 130 8 of 19
Political Stability
 
7.6 5 of 130 4 of 19
Control of Corruption
 
9.0 10 of 130 7 of 19
Physical Property Rights
 
7.9 7 of 130 4 of 19
Protection of Physical
 
9.2 1 of 130 1 of 19
Registering Property
 
9.2 20 of 130 7 of 19
Intellectual Property Rights
 
8.3 2 of 130 2 of 19
Potection of Intellectual Property Rights
 
8.7 17 of 130 12 of 19
Patent Protection
 
8.7 17 of 130 12 of 19
Copyright Protection
 
7.5 11 of 130 6 of 19
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