Samsung Electronics ranks 2nd among firms that acquired patents in U.S. market in 2019
Updated: 2020-01-15 16:35:17 KST
Samsung Electronics acquired the second-highest number of patents in the U.S. last year.
The South Korean tech giant has held the number two ranking for 14 consecutive years.
Global patent database IFI Claims reports that more than 333-thousand patents were registered in the U.S. last year.
IBM ranked first with over 92-hundred patents, followed by Samsung with 64-hundred.
Samsung's local rival LG Electronics ranked sixth.