IBM Remains Atop the Patent List

March 2009
Industry Week/IW;Mar2009, Vol. 258 Issue 3, p53
Trade Publication
The article reports that International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) has nabbed the top spot for several patents granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). It mentions that patent number shows the significance places by the company on its intellectual property. Moreover, John Kelley, senior vice president and director of IBM Research, states that they aim to help stimulate innovation as public investments in large infrastructure projects are planned to boost global economies.


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