India was ranked 44 out of 50 countries in the International Intellectual Property Index rankings in 2018. However, in 2019 it has climbed up 8 places & now holds 36th rank. The ratings were released by the US Chamber of Commerce & said that the improvement is a great accomplishment. But still, there are challenges pertaining to the country’s patent & IP enforcement. The US tops the list followed by UK, Sweden, & Germany.