Baidu Top Filer for AI-Related Patent

Baidu Top Filer for AI-Related Patent


Internet giant Baidu is the largest patent filer related to artificial intelligence technology in China, with nearly 2,370 applications, while IBM tops the US list, almost doubling the filings of Microsoft and Google, according to a recent report on deep analysis of AI technologies released by the Patent Protection Association of China. To date, more than 76,000 AI-related patent filings are from China, which has enabled the country to become the top filer in the AI technology sector, followed by the United States and Japan, data from the Derwent World Patents Index show.

Source: Chinadaily, CNIPA

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