IBM wins most U.S. patents in 2008

IBM wins most U.S. patents in 2008

Reuters – International Business Machines Corp said on Wednesday it became the first company ever to win more than 4,000 U.S. patents in a single year, citing a new report from research firm IFI Patent Intelligence.

Not entirely surprising… there is huge drive in the labs to submit patents

I suspect IBM has had this title for quite a few years.

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2 Responses to IBM wins most U.S. patents in 2008

  1. Alexis says:

    This is our 16th consecutive year of topping the US patent tables, I believe.

  2. Anton Piatek says:

    You are correct (internal mailing just announced our 16th year of patent leadership)

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