Using economic data on IP exports to represent territories, this map shows basically the USA (the blue blob) and western Europe (the purple blobs, one of which is clearly the UK). In terms of IP revenues, the rest of the world almost ceases to exist. A map like this becomes pretty handy for teaching about shenanigans like ACTA.
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