in ,

IBM Leads U.S. Patent Record for 27th Consecutive Year

IBM Leads U.S. Patent Record for 27th Consecutive Year - top government contractors - best government contracting event
IBM Leads U.S. Patent Record for 27th Consecutive Year

IBM Leads U.S. Patent Record for 27th Consecutive Year - top government contractors - best government contracting event

IBM has secured the most patents among U.S. private sector organizations in 2019, continuing the company“™s record of topping the list.

The company said Tuesday it recorded 9.2K U.S. patents last year, with inventions covering the areas of cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, quantum computing and cloud computing.

Inventors at IBM achieved over 1.8K AI technology patents, more than 2.5K cloud patents and continued growth in the quantum computing segment.

IBM also secured a patent for work on homomorphic encryption technology that enables users to work on encrypted data.

“Technology advances ““ whether AI, cloud or quantum computing ““ will all contribute to solving the biggest challenges facing business and society,“ said John Kelly, executive vice president at IBM.

The 2019 record marks IBM“™s 27th consecutive year of receiving the highest number of U.S. patents.

ExecutiveBiz Logo

Sign Up Now! ExecutiveBiz provides you with Daily Updates and News Briefings about Government Technology

mm

Written by Nichols Martin

a staff writer at Executive Mosaic, produces articles on the federal government's technology and business interests. The coverage of these articles include government contracting, cybersecurity, information technology, health care and national security.

HackerOne, Army Announce Findings of Bug Bounty Challenge - top government contractors - best government contracting event
HackerOne, Army Announce Findings of Bug Bounty Challenge
Raytheon Completes Initial Navy Tomahawk Missile Block V Reconfiguration - top government contractors - best government contracting event
Raytheon Completes Initial Navy Tomahawk Missile Block V Reconfiguration