Getting patent grants it knows will be abandoned pays dividends for IBM (at least for now) 04 Mar 12
Joff Wild Over on the PatentlyO blog Dennis Crouch has done some number crunching and discovered that IBM abandons a very large percentage of patents granted to it within four years. The numbers really are huge. According to the graph Crouch provides, in some years it can get close to 45% - literally thousands. In his commentary Crouch contrasts Big Blue’s...
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