R & D departments in technology companies work very quickly around the clock to access new innovations and quickly protect them by patenting them, even if they do not offer innovations in their products. The United States is one of the world’s largest competitors in this field, Patents monthly.
With giant companies such as Google, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft, IBM has always been the top winner in terms of the number of new patents submitted this year.
Since the beginning of the year, IBM has requested 5,977 patents in its name, while US companies have not been second to Samsung Korea in the United States, where 4143 patents have been registered this year.
This means that on average there are up to 20 patents registered for one company such as IBM, one of the best technology companies in the United States. Since 2010, it has registered 53,925 patents, more than 7,000 patents a year, Patented daily.
Samsung has also been in second place in the last eight years, registering 44,301 patents in the United States alone, more than 5,500 patents per year and more than 15 patents a day.
In comparison with the current year and the past, Facebook has achieved the largest growth in the number of patent applications, while Google has fallen in this area, that is this year filed applications less than last year.