Updated Jan. 14, 2014 at 11:40 a.m.

Premium Lock Led by 'master inventor' Ed Suffern, NC IBMers contribute more than 700 patents to record IBM total

Published: 2014-01-14 10:46:00
Updated: 2014-01-14 11:40:56

IBM Master Inventor Ed Suffern IBM Master Inventor Ed Suffern in an image captured from an IBM YouTube video.

Ed Suffern, an acknowledged "IBM Master Inventor" who is based in the Triangle, is one of the Big Blue innovators featured in the tech giant's announcement today that it set another record for patents in 2013. Of 6,809 patents, more than 700 included participation by IBMers in the Tar Heel state. Update: We've added more background about Suffern with information from IBM. He's a 1973 N.C. State graduate....

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