IBM Has Most U.S. Patents for 23rd Year in Cloud, Watson Push

  • Patents issued in U.S. drops for first year since 2007
  • Samsung, Canon, Qualcomm, Google rank behind IBM in top five

IBM received the most U.S. patents in 2015 for the 23rd consecutive year, as the company extends its bet that clients will increasingly need and buy more services that use machine learning and similar technologies to improve business functions.

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