IBM Tops U.S. Patent List for 28th Consecutive Year with Innovations in Artificial Intelligence, Hybrid Cloud, Quantum Computing and Cyber-Security
ARMONK, N.Y., Jan. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) scientists and researchers received 9,130 U.S. patents in 2020, the most of any company, marking 28 consecutive years of IBM patent leadership. IBM led the industry in the number of artificial intelligence (AI), cloud, quantum computing and security-related patents granted.
"The world needs scientific thinking and action more than ever," Darío Gil, SVP and Director of IBM Research
"The world needs scientific thinking and action more than ever. IBM's sustained commitment to investing in research and development, both in good and in challenging times, has paved the way for new products and new frontiers of information technology that have greatly benefited our clients and society," said Darío Gil, Senior Vice President and Director of IBM Research. "The culture of innovation at IBM is stronger than ever, thanks to our inventors worldwide who devote themselves to advancing the boundaries of knowledge in their respective fields every single day."
IBM led the industry in the number of U.S. patents across key technology fields:
Read more about IBM's patent leadership here.
*2020 patent data is sourced from IFI Claims Patent Service: http://www.ificlaims.com.
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