2021 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, 2022. 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, 2022) Active Families (Jan 4, 2021) Δ % Change
IBM International Business Machines Corp
41,937
38,541
3,396 9
MSFT Microsoft Corp
32,173
30,042
2,131 7
GE General Electric Co
27,584
23,630
3,954 17
INTC Intel Corp
25,784
23,523
2,261 10
QCOM Qualcomm Inc
23,351
21,522
1,829 8
RTX Raytheon Technologies Corp
23,062
20,800
2,262 11
GOOG Alphabet Inc
22,822
21,762
1,060 5
AAPL Apple Inc
20,491
18,161
2,330 13
F Ford Motor Co
19,410
17,905
1,505 8
GM General Motors Co
17,900
17,384
516 3
HON Honeywell International Inc
15,127
14,163
964 7
JNJ Johnson and Johnson
13,984
12,442
1,542 12
MDT Medtronic PLC
13,902
12,980
922 7
AVGO Broadcom Inc
13,675
14,219
-544 -4
ORCL Oracle Corp
13,303
13,212
91 1
TXN Texas Instruments Inc
13,264
13,282
-18 0
BA Boeing Co
13,001
11,966
1,035 9
AMZN Amazon com Inc
12,484
11,060
1,424 13
CSCO Cisco Systems Inc
12,215
11,874
341 3
PG Procter and Gamble Co
9,774
8,997
777 9
MMM 3M Co
9,472
8,250
1,222 15
T AT&T Inc
8,925
8,376
549 7
NKE Nike Inc
7,907
7,141
766 11
CAT Caterpillar Inc
6,994
5,936
1,058 18
DOW Dow Inc
6,893
6,761
132 2
ABT Abbott Laboratories
6,222
5,939
283 5
FB Meta Platforms Inc (Facebook)
5,976
4,931
1,045 21
VZ Verizon Communications Inc
5,623
6,197
-574 -9
EMR Emerson Electric Co
5,446
4,178
1,268 30
TMUS T Mobile US Inc
5,130
4,846
284 6
XOM Exxon Mobil Corp
4,847
4,434
413 9
DHR Danaher Corp
4,686
4,024
662 16
BRK.A Berkshire Hathaway Inc
4,458
4,121
337 8
NVDA Nvidia Corp
4,103
3,787
316 8
ADBE Adobe Inc
4,096
3,654
442 12
TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc
3,992
3,552
440 12
MRK Merck and Co Inc
3,253
2,818
435 15
LMT Lockheed Martin Corp
3,189
3,272
-83 -3
ABBV AbbVie Inc
2,855
2,616
239 9
BAC Bank of America Corp
2,838
2,440
398 16
PFE Pfizer Inc
2,767
2,096
671 32
BMY Bristol Myers Squibb Co
2,661
2,422
239 10
DIS Walt Disney Co
2,531
2,314
217 9
CL Colgate Palmolive Co
2,418
2,312
106 5
DD DuPont de Nemours Inc
2,275
1,891
384 20
CVX Chevron Corp
2,170
2,016
154 8
ACN Accenture PLC
2,139
1,828
311 17
CRM Salesforce com Inc
2,014
1,618
396 24
LIN Linde Plc
1,842
1,732
110 6
CMCSA Comcast Corp
1,673
1,356
317 23
PM Philip Morris International Inc
1,641
1,055
586 56
COF Capital One Financial Corp
1,529
1,184
345 29
JPM JPMorgan Chase and Co
1,404
1,035
369 36
WMT Walmart Inc
1,401
1,163
238 20
MA Mastercard Inc
1,382
1,077
305 28
PEP Pepsico Inc
1,318
1,234
84 7
PYPL PayPal Holdings Inc
1,315
1,121
194 17
V Visa Inc
1,271
1,011
260 26
TGT Target Corp
1,202
1,126
76 7
WFC Wells Fargo and Co
1,123
722
401 56
AMGN Amgen Inc
1,091
944
147 16
MO Altria Group Inc
1,018
907
111 12
MDLZ Mondelez International Inc
981
876
105 12
LLY Eli Lilly and Co
909
779
130 17
TSLA Tesla Inc
755
689
66 10
GILD Gilead Sciences Inc
742
648
94 15
KO Coca Cola Co
716
633
83 13
CHTR Charter Communications Inc
706
577
129 22
KHC Kraft Heinz Co
691
561
130 23
COP ConocoPhillips Co
653
483
170 35
GD General Dynamics Corp
514
480
34 7
BIIB Biogen Inc
389
290
99 34
UPS United Parcel Service Inc
345
314
31 10
AXP American Express Co
336
268
68 25
GS Goldman Sachs Group Inc
299
142
157 111
MS Morgan Stanley
282
246
36 15
NFLX Netflix Inc
221
181
40 22
HD Home Depot Inc
189
171
18 11
UNH UnitedHealth Group Inc
189
115
74 64
WBA Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc
181
139
42 30
C Citigroup Inc
154
159
-5 -3
CVS CVS Health Corp
153
131
22 17
FDX FedEx Corp
122
118
4 3
BK Bank of New York Mellon Corp
101
104
-3 -3
SBUX Starbucks Corp
86
72
14 19
SO Southern Co
83
71
12 17
USB US Bancorp
78
83
-5 -6
LOW Lowes Companies Inc
47
43
4 9
NEE NextEra Energy Inc
45
37
8 22
BKNG Booking Holdings Inc
38
37
1 3
AIG American International Group Inc
29
22
7 32
BLK BlackRock Inc
25
21
4 19
MCD McDonalds Corp
22
11
11 100
MET MetLife Inc
21
18
3 17
UNP Union Pacific Corp
20
23
-3 -13
DUK Duke Energy Corp
19
14
5 36
EXC Exelon Corp
13
13
0 0
AMT American Tower Corp
7
7
0 0
COST Costco Wholesale Corp
3
1
2 200
SPG Simon Property Group Inc
0
0
0