In 2010, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) issued 107,792 patents and Microsoft currently takes the lead with the most valuable portfolio. Others rounding out the top 5 list are Samsung, Canon, HP and Intel. So, why should you care? Well, all that money spent building up a patent arsenal could be going toward new product research and design. Read more below.
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Via PC Mag