This is a guide on how to profit from intellectual property from a global business perspective. Four major aspects of intellectual property are addressed with the help of supporting cases and statistics.It includes thematic discussions, cases and statistics. It serves as a helpful text to provide researchers with a critical understanding on intellectual property. This book combines analyses of primary and secondary data and 'grey literature', and is organized thematically.It takes a new look at the strategic and managerial issues surrounding intellectual property (IP) and international commercialization in the international market. Four sections cover Fundamentals of IP, Country Factors and Their Impact on IP, International Management of IP and International Strategies of IP with case studies and statistical data.