Updated Jan. 14, 2014 at 10:58 a.m.

Premium Lock NC's 700 inventions help IBM win most patents for 21st straight year

Published: 2014-01-14 09:13:00
Updated: 2014-01-14 10:58:11

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Just call Big Blue the "Big Blue patent Machine." IBM amassed more U.S. patents than any other company for the 21st straight year as it looks to "big data" services, or the mining of large quantities of information, to boost sales. Overall, IBM's 6,809 patents in 2013 scored an annual record. Some 700 patents include contributions from IBMers in North Carolina....

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