The King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) has approved 3,500 patents since the inception of the patent office in 1982.
Of the total, 171 were Saudi, local media said quoting an official.
A total of 19,523 paten
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic) has passed the milestone of having more than 10,000 patents either issued or pending approval, making it the largest owner of intellectual property in the Middle East.
Sabic has also sign
Twitter has bought 900 patents and signed a cross-licensing agreement with IBM, making peace with Big Blue and bulking up on its intellectual property portfolio as it takes on larger rivals Google and Facebook.
The agreement annou
Apple squared off against Samsung Electronics at a damages retrial on Wednesday, as the iPhone maker once again tries to secure a legal victory against its biggest mobile rival.
Apple attorney Harold McElhinny told jurors in a San
Google accused Microsoft Corp and Nokia of conspiring to use their patents against smartphone industry rivals, and said it has filed a formal complaint with the European Commission.
In its complaint, Google claimed Microsoft and Nokia, whi
Ford has announced that it now holds nearly 500 patents for its hybrid technology due to the efforts of its electrified vehicle team in working to commit to growing the company’s intellectual property portfolio and developing its line-up of fuel-e
US-based Avec Corporation said it has acquired the marketing rights to solar industry patents that complement its portfolio and now completes the ability to 'turn key' its products in the heart of the global solar belt centered in the GCC
The intellectual property commercialization office (IPCO), Jordan said it has registered 15 new patents for the kingdom's researchers in various domains and fields this year.
IPCO was established in 2010 as a nation, non-profit or
Apple, which makes the iPhone and iPod, has accused Nokia of anti-competitive practices and patent infringement, escalating a legal battle as they fight for market share in smartphones.
Analysts say the dispute, potentially involving hundr
GlaxoSmithKline will share more than 800 of its patents with others seeking to develop new medicines for neglected tropical diseases and slash the cost of many of its drugs in poor countries from next week.
The world's second-largest drugm