Samsung is ranked second in the world in terms of patents. It comes close to IBM with a total of 3,515 patents.
Samsung has received patents for cellular phones, portable phones, computer monitors, display systems, battery mobile etc. Samsung was granted 72 patents in January.
Image: Some of the 120 flat panel screens are seen at the entrance to the Samsung booth at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. | Photograph: Rick Wilking/Reuters
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