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IBM inventors received a record-breaking 8,088 U.S. patents during 2016, the company's 24th

  • IBM inventors received a record-breaking 8,088 U.S. patents during 2016, the company's 24th

    IBM inventors received a record-breaking 8,088 U.S. patents during 2016, the company's 24th

    Date added: 09 Jan 2017

    IBM inventors received a record-breaking 8,088 U.S. patents during 2016, the company's 24th consecutive year of patent leadership. IBM’s 2016 patent output features more than 2,700 patents for inventions related to AI, cognitive computing and cloud computing, as well as thousands of patent inventions in cybersecurity, analytics and other areas. Master Inventor Yu Deng (pictured) was a co-inventor on five of the patents granted to IBM in 2016, including the milestone 8,000th patent granted on December 27 (US Patent #9,529,893) for an invention designed to search and analyze pictures, videos and other content shared on social media. (Credit: Michael Pollio/Feature Photo Service for IBM)