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IBM awarded most US patents in 2017, top for 25th straight year

It receives 9,043 patents last year, breaking its own record set in 2016, but is still struggling to turn around

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INTERNATIONAL Business Machines (IBM) was once again awarded the largest number of US patents in 2017, as the company pushes into blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies.

IBM received 9,043 patents in 2017, breaking the record that it set in 2016, the...

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