2019 Patent Assets of the S&P 100

This first ever patent analysis of the S&P 100 gives financial analysts a new tool to evaluate the intangible assets of major publicly traded companies.

The ranking below includes S&P 100 companies and their global patent assets on January 2, 2020. Subsidiaries with patent assets are also included. A patent family includes filings of the same invention by the same applicant in multiple countries or jurisdictions.

Ticker Name Active Families (Jan 2, 2020) Active Families (May 13, 2019) Δ % Change
IBM International Business Machines Corp
37,304
35,001
2,303 7
GE General Electric Co
30,010
29,572
438 1
MSFT Microsoft Corp
29,824
29,007
817 3
INTC Intel Corp
24,628
24,894
-266 -1
QCOM Qualcomm Inc
21,255
20,549
706 3
GOOG/GOOGL Alphabet Inc
21,084
20,318
766 4
GM General Motors Co
17,778
16,155
1,623 10
F Ford Motor Co
16,942
15,398
1,544 10
UTX United Technologies Corp
16,926
15,264
1,662 11
AAPL Apple Inc
14,849
14,006
843 6
HON Honeywell International Inc
13,892
13,437
455 3
ORCL Oracle Corp
13,254
13,241
13 0
TXN Texas Instruments Inc
13,253
13,475
-222 -2
MDT Medtronic PLC
12,400
12,473
-73 -1
JNJ Johnson and Johnson
12,226
11,642
584 5
CSCO Cisco Systems Inc
11,498
11,258
240 2
BA Boeing Co
10,897
10,148
749 7
AMZN Amazon com Inc
9,455
8,175
1,280 16
PG Procter and Gamble Co
8,950
8,492
458 5
MMM 3M Co
8,306
7,635
671 9
T AT&T Inc
8,106
8,025
81 1
SLB Schlumberger Ltd
7,412
7,305
107 1
NKE Nike Inc
6,787
6,376
411 6
DOW Dow Inc
6,532
ABT Abbott Laboratories
6,265
6,359
-94 -1
VZ Verizon Communications Inc
5,656
5,455
201 4
CAT Caterpillar Inc
5,622
5,395
227 4
RTN Raytheon Co
4,350
4,233
117 3
XOM Exxon Mobil Corp
4,327
4,213
114 3
BRK.B Berkshire Hathaway Inc
4,191
4,116
75 2
EMR Emerson Electric Co
3,919
3,776
143 4
DHR Danaher Corp
3,834
3,648
186 5
FB Facebook Inc
3,716
2,888
828 29
TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc
3,658
ADBE Adobe Inc
3,261
LMT Lockheed Martin Corp
3,240
3,172
68 2
NVDA Nvidia Corp
3,135
3,105
30 1
MRK Merck and Co Inc
2,969
2,984
-15 -1
BMY Bristol Myers Squibb Co
2,503
2,072
431 21
PFE Pfizer Inc
2,357
2,430
-73 -3
CL Colgate Palmolive Co
2,282
1,935
347 18
BAC Bank of America Corp
2,126
1,867
259 14
DIS Walt Disney Co
2,077
1,918
159 8
CVX Chevron Corp
2,042
1,788
254 14
ACN Accenture PLC
1,668
1,617
51 3
AGN Allergan PLC
1,454
1,425
29 2
PEP Pepsico Inc
1,229
1,129
100 9
ABBV AbbVie Inc
1,211
1,257
-46 -4
CMCSA Comcast Corp
1,201
1,130
71 6
TGT Target Corp
1,080
1,055
25 2
JPM JPMorgan Chase and Co
1,007
996
11 1
PYPL PayPal Inc
976
871
105 12
LLY Eli Lilly and Co
925
948
-23 -2
AMGN Amgen Inc
917
871
46 5
WMT Walmart Inc
905
636
269 42
V Visa Inc
904
803
101 13
MDLZ Mondelez International Inc
847
756
91 12
MO Altria Group Inc
833
755
78 10
PM Philip Morris International Inc
829
632
197 31
MA Mastercard Inc
805
640
165 26
COF Capital One Financial Corp
691
346
345 100
KO Coca Cola Co
626
533
93 17
KHC Kraft Heinz Co
615
613
2 0
WFC Wells Fargo and Co
560
503
57 11
GILD Gilead Sciences Inc
525
512
13 3
CHTR Charter Communications Inc
506
470
36 8
COP ConocoPhillips Co
486
478
8 2
GD General Dynamics Corp
484
448
36 8
UPS United Parcel Service Inc
298
280
18 6
BIIB Biogen Inc
296
292
4 1
MS Morgan Stanley
257
311
-54 -17
ALL Allstate Corp
248
194
54 28
AXP American Express Co
229
201
28 14
C Citigroup Inc
175
177
-2 -1
HD Home Depot Inc
154
142
12 8
WBA Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc
140
126
14 11
NFLX Netflix Inc
137
118
19 16
GS Goldman Sachs Group Inc
132
131
1 1
BK Bank of New York Mellon Corp
124
129
-5 -4
CVS CVS Health Corp
122
110
12 11
FDX FedEx Corp
111
103
8 8
UNH UnitedHealth Group Inc
97
83
14 17
USB US Bancorp
94
108
-14 -13
SO Southern Co
74
74
0 0
SBUX Starbucks Corp
67
59
8 14
BKNG Booking Holdings Inc
39
37
2 5
LOW Lowes Companies Inc
35
32
3 9
OXY Occidental Petroleum Corp
29
32
-3 -9
NEE NextEra Energy Inc
28
24
4 17
UNP Union Pacific Corp
25
25
0 0
BLK BlackRock Inc
19
20
-1 -5
AIG American International Group Inc
17
17
0 0
EXC Exelon Corp
15
0 15
MCD McDonalds Corp
14
11
3 27
DUK Duke Energy Corp
12
11
1 9
MET MetLife Inc
10
9
1 11
KMI Kinder Morgan Inc
7
7
0 0
COST Costco Wholesale Corp
1
1
0 0
SPG Simon Property Group Inc 0 0 0