In 2013: Enlarge your patentz!

For the twentieth-year in a row, IBM was granted the most patents by the USPTO. For the first time, Google entered the top 50, right before Apple with a difference of 15 granted patents.

Those who think 2012 was the year of all records regarding patents¹ might want to think again. There is a trend here.

But in 2013, it seems that the fight for abolition might happen right there.

  1. including the landmark $1 billion damages in Samsung v. Apple; though I have my doubts whether it will stand in appeal, considering how wrong the jury was.