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  • Google boosts patents in 2013 but IBM still dominates

    IBM retained its patent crown in 2013, snaring more U.S. patents than any other company for the 21st year in a row. But the big news is Google, which quickened its patent pace and climbed to No. 11 in the rankings.

    Written by Ann Bednarz14 Jan. 14 16:03
  • IBM cements 20 years of patent dominance

    IBM earned 6,478 utility patents last year, topping the list of patent winners for the 20th year in a row, according to data from IFI CLAIMS Patent Services. With its record haul, Big Blue bested its 2011 patent tally by 5%.

    Written by Ann Bednarz10 Jan. 13 13:58