Atlas Copco climbs in patents ranking
Stockholm, Sweden, September 15, 2011: Atlas Copco has strengthened its position in a ranking of global industrial equipment manufacturers, measuring the quality of the companies’ patent portfolios. Atlas Copco is number 13 on the list, which was published on the Wall Street Journal’s web site this week, up from number 23 a year ago.
“Ever since Atlas Copco adopted a common patent policy in 2006, we have had a strong common focus on driving innovation and protecting related intellectual property rights,” says Hans Sandberg, Senior Vice President General Counsel for Atlas Copco AB and member of the Group’s Patent Council. “We are very pleased to see that this work is yielding results.”
The ranking includes 119 companies. To read more, see http://online.wsj.com/mdc/public/page/2_3022-macromkt.html.
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