IBM Receives 9,100 Patents in 2018; India Becomes Second Highest Contributor

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It also led the industry in the number of AI, cloud computing, security and quantum computing-related patent grants, with more than 4,000 patents.

It has been reported that IBM,one of the stalwarts in technological companies has received a record number of 9,100 patents in 2018,marking its 26th consecutive year of the US patent leadership.The areas include artificial intelligence (AI), cloud computing, cyber security, blockchain and quantum computing.

And earning 800 patents,India became the second highest contributor to the company’s global tally.

IBM led the industry in the number of AI, cloud computing, security and quantum computing-related patent grants, with more than 4,000 patents.

Overall, the patents were granted to a diverse group of more than 8,500 IBM inventors in 47 US states and 48 countries.

IBM inventors from India

As per the report, one of the patents was filed by IBM inventors Shivali Agarwal, Gaargi B Dasgupta, Shripad J Nadgowda and Tapan K Nayak-the team which developed an AI-based approach for structured representation and classification of noisy and unstructured data in tickets used in service delivery.IBM inventors received more than 2,000 cloud computing and over 1,600 AI patents.

Ginni Rometty, IBM chairman, president and CEO has stated thatIBM is committed to leading the way on the technologies that change the way the world works and solving problems many people have not even thought of yet.

 

 

 

Longjam Dineshwori

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