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The World’s 100 Most Innovative Companies

Johnson & Johnson, Fujitsu and Siemens are among the high fliers in this year’s Top 100 Global Innovators of the Thomson Reuters list. This fourth annual quantitative ranking of innovation uses a series of patent-related metrics to determine which organizations around the world are leading the way in the innovation space. Those metrics include overall patent volume, patent …
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European Inventors of the Year 2010 – The Most Inventive Minds in Europe

stock. Xchng The European Patent Office (EPO) and the European Commission last week honored the five prizewinners of the European Inventor Award, who hail from Germany, Switzerland, the USA and Canada. The presentation ceremony took place in Madrid and included the presence of Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Asturias. Now in its fifth year, …
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America's Most Inventive Companies

When it comes to patenting technology and making money from it, the top 10 companies in Forbes’ latest ranking of the Most Innovative U.S. Companies – IBM, Microsoft, Intel, General Electric, Cisco Systems, Broadcom, Texas Instruments, Honeywell, Hewlett Packard and Micron Technology – are hard to beat. The patent system, enshrined in the U.S. Constitution, …
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Top 50 Patent Companies

IBM today announced that, thanks to its 4,914 U.S. patents, it is for the 17th consecutive year the world’s most innovative company, according to data presented by IFI Patent Intelligence. Korea’s Samsung Electronics was second with 3,611 patents and Microsoft Corp. third with 2,906. For the second time in history, overseas companies obtained more patents …
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Thomson Reuters Releases 2009 Patent Focus Report

(CC) maxgiani/Flickr The Healthcare and Science business of Thomson Reuters has released its 2009 Patent Focus Report. Authored by Joff Wild, editor of Intellectual Asset Management magazine, and published in the Thomson Reuters KnowledgeLink eNewsletter, this report explores recent activities at each of the world’s major patenting authorities (USA, Europe, Japan, China and India). The …
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