Top 20 companies & law firms with USPTO issued patents for the third quarter

We have just compiled our list for the top 20 companies and the top 20 law firms who were issued patents by the USPTO for the third quarter of 2009. No big surprises out there from the corporate side with IBM, Samsung, and Microsoft clearly leading with IP innovations. Take interest of Townsend and Townsend with 457, compared to last quarters 376 – it’s great to see some firms getting busy again.