Friday, November 4, 2011
Mobile Cloud Computing Patents Landscape 4Q 2011
According to the research from Juniper Research, cloud-based mobile market will grow from $400 million in 2009 to $9.5 billion in 2014, at an average annual increase of 88%. (http://www.juniperresearch.com/reports.php?id=324).
To find the key IPR holders for mobile cloud computing patents, a keyword search of the USPTO patent data base has been performed. Total of 332 patents (24 issued patents) are identified as of Oct. 31, 2011. The Key IPR holders are Microsoft, IBM, Novell, Accenture, Computer Associates Think, SAP, Honeywell, Samsung, Avaya, NEC, Vmware, and Google.
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