IBM widens lead over Google; Siemens overtakes Microsoft, and Amazon and Intraspexion are still tied for 5th place

Because Intraspexion adopted a deep learning patents-first strategy (unique for a startup), we’ve been keeping a list of “Who’s Got Deep Learning Patents.” Our spreadsheet (available upon request via Contact Us) starts on January 1, 2013 and currently ends on February 19, 2019. As of that date, the leaderboard standings are as follows:

  1. IBM (34)

2. Google (26)

3. Siemens Healthcare GmbH (DE) (19)

4. Microsft (18)

5. Amazon.com, Amazon Technologies and A9.com (subsidiary) (8)

5. INTRASPEXION (8)

7. Samsung Electronics (KR) (7)

8. Adobe Systems Incorporated (6)

8. NEC (JP) (6)

8. Nuance Communications (6)

11. Baidu (CN) (5)

11. Electronics and Technology Research Institute (KR) (5)

11. Ford Global Technologies LLC (5)