IBM was granted a record number of US patents during 2011.
Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: RegulationThe US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued 253,155 utility patents in 2012, the highest annual number on record and an increase of approximately 13% over 2011.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has rubber stamped forty five more patents for Apple today. One of the more interesting patents is for "accessing a vehicle using portable devices."
The first is about displays with unique openings that could be used for audio, wireless transmissions and beyond.