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63 thousand patents granted for the production of 40 technology companies in 2018

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Zain Zubair
Zain Zubair
Zain Zubair is a staff writer for World News Observer. He is studying ACCA in Pakistan. Besides Accountancy and writing pieces, he loves cooking and nature photography. Zain has attended various modern journalism workshops. Contact: [email protected]

In 2018, Sixty Three thousand patents granted for the production of Forty technology companies during 2018. In order to be at the forefront of competition and differentiate from others, technology companies need to innovate constantly, and while innovation can come in many different forms, a good indication of this is the technologies that companies may actually work on, and this is where patent play. Invention has a role in providing an idea of ​​how companies are innovating and in what areas.

Although it must be said that patent can be filed or granted for ideas that may not see the light of day, here we offer 40 companies – according to the services of the Patent Office, which are considered ‘more innovative’ in terms of filing patents and the number of patents granted in 2018.

Companies and the number of patents

IBM: 9,100 patents granted.

Canon: 3,056 patents granted.

Intel Corp: 2,735 patents granted.

LG Electronics: 2,474 patents granted

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC): 2465 patents granted.

Microsoft: 2,353 patents granted.

Qualcomm: 2,300 patents granted.

Apple: 2160 patents granted.

Ford Global Technologies: 2,123 patents granted.

Google: 2,070 patents granted.

Amazon: 2035 patents granted.

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd:1648 patents granted.

BOE Technology Group Co Ltd: 1,634 patents granted.

GE: 1,597 patents granted.

Ericsson: 1,353 patents granted.

Seiko Epson Corp: 1,285 patents granted.

Panasonic: 1,254 patents granted.

Boeing Company: 1,227 patents granted.

Robert Bosch: 1136 patents granted.

Mitsubishi Electric: 1,106 patents granted.

Toshiba: 1,104 patents granted.

GM Global: 1046 patents granted.

Ricoh: 1043 patents granted.

Fujitsu: 1038 patents granted.

United Technologies: 1011 patents granted.

Denso Corp: 1003 patents granted.

AT&T: 985 patents granted.

Micron Technologies: 924 patents granted.

Semiconductor Energy Lab: 870 patents granted.

Siemens: 870 patents granted.

Cisco: 848 patents granted.

Philips: 844 patents granted.

Halliburton Energy Services: 807 patents granted.

EMC IP Holding: 801 patents granted.

SK Hynix: 801 patents granted.

NEC Corp: 715 patents granted.

Toshiba Memory Corp: 700 patents granted.

Oracle: 685 patents granted

LG Display: 681 patents granted.

Dell: 668 patents granted.

Read also: Microsoft donates 500 patents to startups

Zain Zubair
Zain Zubair
Zain Zubair is a staff writer for World News Observer. He is studying ACCA in Pakistan. Besides Accountancy and writing pieces, he loves cooking and nature photography. Zain has attended various modern journalism workshops. Contact: [email protected]

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