2020 Patent Assets of the S&P 100

Our unique patent analysis of the S&P 100 gives financial analysts a powerful 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 4, 2021. 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 4, 2021) Active Families (Jan 2, 2020) Δ % Change
IBM International Business Machines Corp
38,541
37,304
1,237 3
MSFT Microsoft Corp
30,042
29,824
218 1
GE General Electric Co
23,630
30,010
-6,380 -21
INTC Intel Corp
23,523
24,628
-1,105 -4
GOOGL Alphabet Inc
21,762
21,084
678 3
QCOM Qualcomm Inc
21,522
21,255
267 1
RTX Raytheon Technologies Corp
20,800
20,800
AAPL Apple Inc
18,161
14,849
3,312 22
F Ford Motor Co
17,905
16,942
963 6
GM General Motors Co
17,384
17,778
-394 -2
HON Honeywell International Inc
14,163
13,892
271 2
TXN Texas Instruments Inc
13,282
13,253
29 0
ORCL Oracle Corp
13,212
13,254
-42 0
MDT Medtronic PLC
12,980
12,400
580 5
JNJ Johnson and Johnson
12,442
12,226
216 2
BA Boeing Co
11,966
10,897
1,069 10
CSCO Cisco Systems Inc
11,874
11,498
376 3
AMZN Amazon com Inc
11,060
9,455
1,605 17
PG Procter and Gamble Co
8,997
8,950
47 1
T AT&T Inc
8,376
8,106
270 3
MMM 3M Co
8,250
8,306
-56 -1
SLB Schlumberger Ltd
7,311
7,412
-101 -1
NKE Nike Inc
7,141
6,787
354 5
DOW Dow Inc
6,761
6,532
229 4
VZ Verizon Communications Inc
6,197
5,656
541 10
ABT Abbott Laboratories
5,939
6,265
-326 -5
CAT Caterpillar Inc
5,936
5,622
314 6
FB Facebook Inc
4,931
3,716
1,215 33
XOM Exxon Mobil Corp
4,434
4,327
107 2
EMR Emerson Electric Co
4,178
3,919
259 7
BRK.A Berkshire Hathaway Inc
4,121
4,191
-70 -2
DHR Danaher Corp
4,024
3,834
190 5
NVDA Nvidia Corp
3,787
3,135
652 21
ADBE Adobe Inc
3,654
3,261
393 12
TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc
3,552
3,658
-106 -3
LMT Lockheed Martin Corp
3,272
3,240
32 1
MRK Merck and Co Inc
2,818
2,969
-151 -5
ABBV AbbVie Inc
2,616
1,211
1,405 116
BAC Bank of America Corp
2,440
2,126
314 15
BMY Bristol Myers Squibb Co
2,422
2,503
-81 -3
DIS Walt Disney Co
2,314
2,077
237 11
CL Colgate Palmolive Co
2,312
2,282
30 1
PFE Pfizer Inc
2,096
2,357
-261 -11
CVX Chevron Corp
2,016
2,042
-26 -1
DD DuPont de Nemours Inc
1,891
1,932
-41 -2
ACN Accenture PLC
1,828
1,668
160 10
CRM Salesforce com Inc
1,618
1,618
CMCSA Comcast Corp
1,356
1,201
155 13
PEP Pepsico Inc
1,234
1,229
5 0
COF Capital One Financial Corp
1,184
691
493 71
WMT Walmart Inc
1,163
905
258 29
TGT Target Corp
1,126
1,080
46 4
PYPL PayPal Inc
1,121
976
145 15
MA Mastercard Inc
1,077
805
272 34
PM Philip Morris International Inc
1,055
829
226 27
JPM JPMorgan Chase and Co
1,035
1,007
28 3
V Visa Inc
1,011
904
107 12
AMGN Amgen Inc
944
917
27 3
MO Altria Group Inc
907
833
74 9
MDLZ Mondelez International Inc
876
847
29 3
LLY Eli Lilly and Co
779
925
-146 -16
WFC Wells Fargo and Co
722
560
162 29
TSLA Tesla Inc
689
633
56 9
GILD Gilead Sciences Inc
648
525
123 23
KO Coca Cola Co
633
626
7 1
CHTR Charter Communications Inc
577
506
71 14
KHC Kraft Heinz Co
561
615
-54 -9
COP ConocoPhillips Co
483
486
-3 -1
GD General Dynamics Corp
480
484
-4 -1
UPS United Parcel Service Inc
314
298
16 5
ALL Allstate Corp
310
248
62 25
BIIB Biogen Inc
290
296
-6 -2
AXP American Express Co
268
229
39 17
MS Morgan Stanley
246
257
-11 -4
NFLX Netflix Inc
181
137
44 32
HD Home Depot Inc
171
154
17 11
C Citigroup Inc
159
175
-16 -9
GS Goldman Sachs Group Inc
142
132
10 8
WBA Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc
139
140
-1 -1
CVS CVS Health Corp
131
122
9 7
FDX FedEx Corp
118
111
7 6
UNH UnitedHealth Group Inc
115
97
18 19
BK Bank of New York Mellon Corp
104
124
-20 -16
USB US Bancorp
83
94
-11 -12
SBUX Starbucks Corp
72
67
5 7
SO Southern Co
71
74
-3 -4
LOW Lowes Companies Inc
43
35
8 23
BKNG Booking Holdings Inc
37
39
-2 -5
NEE NextEra Energy Inc
37
28
9 32
UNP Union Pacific Corp
23
25
-2 -8
AIG American International Group Inc
22
17
5 29
BLK BlackRock Inc
21
19
2 11
MET MetLife Inc
18
10
8 80
DUK Duke Energy Corp
14
12
2 17
EXC Exelon Corp
13
15
-2 -13
MCD McDonalds Corp
11
14
-3 -21
KMI Kinder Morgan Inc
9
7
2 29
AMT American Tower Corp
7
7
COST Costco Wholesale Corp
1
1
0 0
SPG Simon Property Group Inc
0
0
0