ibm.jpgIPNews® – IBM was crowned the number one assignee of patents in 2012, for the 20th year in a row.

According to a report produced by IFI CLAIMS Patent Services, IBM acquired 6,478 patents in 2012 to top the list.  Surprisingly, tech giants Google and Apple, the two who seemed to make the most noise about their patent portfolios in the last year, only managed spots 21 and 22, respectively. 

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