IBM Tops Patent Ranking Again; Asian Companies Dominate List
For the 12th consecutive year, Big Blue won more patents than any other private sector company, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office said on Tuesday. IBM was granted 3,248 patents last year, well ahead of runner-up Matsushita Electric. In 2003, IBM was granted 3,415 patents.
IBM's patent portfolio has helped generate approximately $10 billion in intellectual property royalties over the past decade. The...
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