25% Of 2013 Patents Will Be For Mobile Tech, Report Says

Law360, Los Angeles (March 27, 2013, 4:13 PM EDT) -- In 2013, nearly a quarter of all patents granted in the U.S. will be related to mobile technology, up from 5 percent in 2001, as top companies Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and IBM Corp. continue to lead the way, according to a report by Chetan Sharma Consulting released Tuesday.

The report, Chetan Sharma’s second in the series that offers in-depth analysis and assessment of the mobile patents landscape, analyzes patent filings and patents granted since 1996 in the U.S. and in Europe, which sees roughly 10...
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