Executive Briefings

Most U.S. Patents Go to Foreigners for the First Time

When it comes to U.S. patents, America is no longer No.1. Last year, for the first time, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office issued more patents to foreigners than to Americans. And the rest of the world is expected to widen its lead over the U.S. as manufacturing and research and development continue to migrate to emerging markets.
Source: Business Week

When it comes to U.S. patents, America is no longer No.1. Last year, for the first time, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office issued more patents to foreigners than to Americans. And the rest of the world is expected to widen its lead over the U.S. as manufacturing and research and development continue to migrate to emerging markets.
Source: Business Week