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Jim Hedrick, an advanced organic materials scientist for IBM Research at Almaden, a major IBM research centers.

Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Jim Hedrick, an advanced organic materials scientist for IBM Research at Almaden, a major IBM research centers.

On Patent Charts, IBM’s No. 1 Again, Apple’s No. 22

IBM for the 20th straight year was granted more U.S. patents than any other company, with 6,478. What, though, do the patent rankings mean? One company you don't see on the top 10 patent list is Apple Inc.

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