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July 07, 2014


This also indicates that the Technology giants like Google, Apple are adding patents and demonstrating a huge percentage change every year to this Top 300 list.

That medical device patents are included presumably explains a top 5 that includes Boston Sci, Medtronic and Covidien.

Easy then, isn't it, to see which newly created fused entity next year will top the List, by a huge margin.

To the extent that medical devices, or rather, the innovations in medical devices tend to be predominantly of the software type, and looking at the gross numbers, an order of magnitude difference is immediately perceptible.

Is this why certain large software influences are able to control "the wag" from their flea-like vantage point at the tip of the tail? Can any reforms (or appointments) make their way through today's political jungle without suffering the diseases brought on by flea bites?

Alas, I remain....

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