© 2008 Christopher Paul Mitchell (Chris)
According to this press release by IFI Patent Intelligence, IBM continued in 2007 as the top corporate assignee of granted patents. The top five corporate assignees were:
- 3,148 – International Business Machines Corp.
- 2,725 – Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. (KR)
- 1,987 – Cannon K K (JP)
- 1,941 – Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd. (JP)
- 1,865 – Intel Corp.