Global Data Protection Index

This is only the second time that the data protection index has featured in Global Intellectual Property Index (GIPI), yet a number of trends are already apparent from the results.

  • Jurisdictions ranked at the top of the table either have no or little data protection laws in place, or have laws that are perceived as weak or with flawed enforcement regimes. India has dragged its feet on implementing specific data protection legislation and this apparent indifference, in the face of legislative developments elsewhere in the world, has moved it to the top of the table.
  • Jurisdictions ranked at the bottom of the table are either those with a specific data protection legislative framework in place, such as Germany, or those that have seen significant legislative developments. Most notable shifts here include Singapore, down a dramatic 31 places from the top to the bottom of the table following the approval of its wide-ranging data protection law, and also moves for Australia and New Zealand who have dropped 27 and 30 places respectively…

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