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In 2014, Texas Instruments placed 45th overall in terms of U.S. Patent and Trademark Office patent grants with 833 U.S. patents that year. As of May 2014, this company has the world’s strongest patent portfolio in the area of …

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Between July 2011 and July 2014, Yahoo! had expenditures of 17.8 as a percent of sales on R&D while experiencing a stock growth of 85 percent over the same time period. Areas of research focus at Yahoo! Labs include computational advertising, machine …

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Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (2354.TW) of Taipei, Taiwan, better known in some regions as Foxconn Technology Group, is the world’s largest electronics contract manufacturer and produces electronic components for the iPad, iPhone, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and many …

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Our research of General Motors’ recent patent activities using Innography’s research tools we created the text cluster diagram, which is shown left and relates to GM patent activity since January 2010. This diagram quickly allows us to identify improvements …

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During 2014, Fujitsu was granted 1,820 patent grants from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the 13th-highest total for any single entity receiving U.S. patents that year. A large percentage of the patents issued to Fujitsu in 2014 were focused …

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The Toshiba Corporation of Tokyo, Japan, is a multinational conglomerate with business activities in electronic components, power systems, information technology and household appliances. One of the company’s most recent product unveilings was the near field communication (NFC)-enabled …

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Today’s Companies We Follow profile of Google starts with a look at some intriguingly diverse technologies protected by patents recently issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. One patent protects a navigational system for directing medical …

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There were 900 exhibitors at the 2015 CES who introduced products and services in the Internet of Things sector; by 2020, the market for this industry alone is expected to rise to $7.1 trillion. Just about every conceivable consumer product was featured with …

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Today, we’re following up with our second part of our recent IBM coverage with a survey of the company’s recent patent grants from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. IBM is a patenting giant and in 2013 …

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Piggybacking on the success of IBM’s Watson system, we feature a trio of technologies in the field of question answering systems. The provisioning of computing resources for creating more efficient technologies is also explored. Other patent applications that …

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Today, we focus our attention upon patent applications filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. It is almost impossible to distill a year’s worth of intellectual property development down to 10 entries. To make this list, each …

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A strong sense of innovation runs through the entire operations of the Walt Disney Company and the many forms of entertainment media developed by the corporation. For decades, Disney has benefitted from the work of its Imagineering teams, groups …

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