Samsung leads the way in the US patent portfolio stakes, followed by IBM and Canon

By Megan Rourke and Eric Podlogar

IAM and ktMINE have joined forces to create the IAM/ktMINE US Patent 100 – a list of the 100 entities with the biggest active US patent portfolios. Although US companies make up most of this year’s group, Asian companies hold most of the patents

The IAM/ktMINE US Patent 100 lists the entities that as of January 1 2018 owned the 100 largest patent portfolios of granted, in-force US patents and pending patent applications. This data was collected and aggregated from ktMINE through its IP data and analytics platform.

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