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2013 United States Patent rankings released: IBM 21 consecutive years topped

According to the data of patent data provider IFI Claims Patent Services, IBM is already 21 years in a row to get the largest number of U.S. patents businesses. However, Google's patent acquisition pace is accelerating, in 2013 ranking climbed to the first 11. 
Data show that IFI Claims Patent Services, IBM last year, a total of 6,809 U.S. patents obtained, compared with 6478 increased by 5% last year. 
Samsung Electronics ranked second in the company in 2013 to obtain a total of 4,675 U.S. patents. Canon in 3825 ranked third, followed by Sony, Microsoft, Panasonic, Toshiba, Hon Hai, Qualcomm and LG Electronics. 
United States Patent Google acquired last year, the number grew 60%, to 1851, ranking first in 2012 from 21 up to No. 11 in 2013. Google in 2012 ranked first among the IFI before 50, when the patent number is 1151. 
Apple's U.S. patent number received in 2013 for 1775, ranked 13, ranked much higher than 2011's first 39. 
IFI's report shows the total number of U.S. patents in 2013 refresh history. United States Patent and Trademark Office awarded the full year totaled 27.7835 million patents, an increase of 10% compared to 2012. 2013 among the top 50, there are 18 companies from the United States. 
Cisco 2013 obtained patent number declined, only 885, compared with 951 in 2012 decreased by 7% from the first 31 ranking slipped to the first 40. Alcatel - Lucent fell before the 50, from 49 in 2012 down to 54 in 2013 of the first. 
Intel is also among the top 50, with 1455 patents ranked 18. HP ranked No. 19, 2013 to obtain 1360 U.S. patents. Blackberry behind HP, ranked 20, becoming the only Canadian company among the top 50. Blackberry 2013 U.S. patents for 1334, compared with 2012 increased by 9.