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21 Years of IBM Patent Leadership

21 Years of IBM Patent Leadership IBM inventors received a record 6,809 patents in 2013 for inventions that are expected enable significant innovations that will position IBM to compete and lead in strategic areas, such as IBM Watson, cloud computing, Big Data analytics – and advance the new era of cognitive systems where machines will learn, reason and interact with people in more natural ways. This is the 21st consecutive year that IBM topped the annual list of U.S. patent recipients.

News releases
Date Title
04 Apr 2014 Made in IBM Labs: Enabling Secure Notifications to Mobile Devices via the Cloud
31 Jan 2014 IBM and Twitter Announce Patent and Cross-License Agreement
14 Jan 2014 IBM Sets U.S. Patent Record
23 Dec 2013 Made in IBM Labs: Advancing Privacy and Security in the Cloud
13 Dec 2013 Made in IBM Labs: Improving the Security of Cloud Apps Accessed by Mobile Devices
26 Nov 2013 Made in IBM Labs: Unlocking Business Insights and Sales Opportunities with Cloud Services
21 Nov 2013 Made In IBM Labs: Testing Cloud Invention To Prevent Natural Disaster Outages
08 Nov 2013 Made in IBM Labs: Invention Lets Companies Choose Greener Cloud Options
25 Oct 2013 Made in IBM Labs: Securing Data for Cloud Computing
18 Oct 2013 Made in IBM Labs: Using Analytics to Optimize Cloud Data Center Allocation
10 Oct 2013 Made in IBM Labs: Dynamically Managing Network Bandwidth in a Cloud

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  • IBM Tops U.S. Patent List for 21st Straight Year 

    IBM Tops U.S. Patent List for 21st Straight Year 

    Date added: 14 Jan 2014

    IBM received a record 6,809 U.S. patents in 2013, marking the 21st consecutive year in a row that the company topped the annual roundup of patent recipients. More than 8,000 IBM inventors residing in 47 different U.S. states and 41 countries patented a range of inventions in 2013 that are expected to enable the company to compete and lead in strategic areas-–such as IBM's Watson, cloud computing, Big Data analytics and the new cognitive computing era. IBM Master Inventor Lisa Seacat DeLuca (pictured) received nearly 50 U.S. patents in 2013, including patent #8,494,851, which depicts a system that continuously analyzes terms and topics discussed during a phone conversation, and automatically identifies and displays contextually relevant social networking information (courtesy: IBM)

  • 21 Years of IBM Patent Leadership 

    21 Years of IBM Patent Leadership 

    Date added: 14 Jan 2014

    IBM inventors received a record 6,809 U.S. patents in 2013 -- the 21st consecutive year that the company has led the annual list of patent recipients. IBM inventors patented range of inventions in 2013 that will position the company to compete and lead in strategic areas-–such as IBM's Watson, cloud computing, Big Data analytics and the new cognitive computing era. IBM Researcher Dr. Christian Cachin (pictured) is co-inventor of U.S. Patent #8,422,686, which describes a technique that automates the lifecycle of cryptographic keys used to encrypt and secure data, and can enhance security for cloud computing applications (courtesy: IBM)


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IBM Media Relations
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