Huawei tops European patent filings in 2017

Shenzhen-based Chinese smartphone and telecom-equipment behemoth Huawei has topped the European Patent Office’s 2017 patent-filing tally for the first time, according to results announced on Wednesday in Brussels. Huawei filed 2,398 patents in 2017, edging up from its runner-up position a year earlier, followed by Siemens and LG. Nonetheless, Huawei was only in fourth spot […]