The World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies

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40. SK Hynix Inc
> 2018 patent grants: 801
> 2017 patent grants: 942
> Country: South Korea
> Products: Semiconductors, memory chips

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39. Halliburton Energy Services Inc
> 2018 patent grants: 807
> 2017 patent grants: 738
> Country: USA
> Products: Oilfield services

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38. Koninklijke Philips NV
> 2018 patent grants: 844
> 2017 patent grants: 905
> Country: Netherlands
> Products: Lighting, televisions, personal health products

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37. Cisco Technology Inc
> 2018 patent grants: 848
> 2017 patent grants: 967
> Country: USA
> Products: Software, routers, internet security

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35. Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co Ltd
> 2018 patent grants: 870
> 2017 patent grants: 973
> Country: Japan
> Products: Semiconductors