IBM Tops U.S. Patent Ranking for 21st Consecutive Year
According to IFI Claims, IBM was assigned a record 6,809 patents in the United States last year, marking the 21st straight year that IBM has topped the inofficial U.S. patent ranking. Google and Apple, often considered the most innovative companies in the world, were ranked 11th and 13th, respectively, both breaking into the Top 20 for the first time.
- Market capitalization of U.S. tech and internet companies in 2006 and 2014 (in billion U.S. dollars)
Market capitalization of U.S. tech and internet companies 2014
- IBM number of employees from 2000 to 2013 (in 1,000s)
Number of employees at IBM 2000-2013
- IBM's IT services revenue worldwide from 2009 to 2012, by segment (in million U.S. dollars)
IBM's global IT services revenue 2009-2012, by segment
- Number of patents in force in the U.S. 2004-2012Number of patents in force in the U.S. 2004-2012
- Number of patents granted to U.S. companies 1998-2012Number of patents granted to U.S. companies 1998-2012
- Number of patents in the automobile industry in China 2006-2011Number of patents in the automobile industry in China 2006-2011
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