U.S. patents: Big Blue tops Japan's firms

March 1994
U.S. News & World Report;3/28/94, Vol. 116 Issue 12, p16
States that new figures show that IBM in 1993 became the first United States company in eight years to lead in the number of patents awarded by the US Patent and Trademark Office. Information on patent applications received in 1993; Number of patents awarded to IBM; Spending on nondefense research and development (R&D); Increase in Japanese R&D; More.


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