The number of lawyers, particularly in China and India is growing at an incredible rate. Here’s a quick video from global professional services consulting firm, Beaton.
If you match the growth in lawyers with the similar increase in the filing and use of intellectual property rights, it makes for some interesting possibilities.
So with more lawyers, and more IP rights, the stage seems to be set for more conflict, more IP litigation. Or will the modern concepts of openness (aided by Pirates) overcome all of this? What do you think?