eputy USTR Jeffrey Gerrish and other senior officials from the USTR Office and the Department of the Treasury.
Chinese institutions make up 17 of the world’s top 20 academic players in AI patenting a
The report noted that AI patents filed by Chinese organizations grew 20 percent annually on average between 2013 and 2016.
“Chinese organizations are particularly strong in the emerging technique of deep learning,” the report said.
Among the Chinese institutions, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) was a leading player, wit
However, US and Japanese companies led in AI patent filings. Of the top 20 companie
US-based IBM has the largest portfolio of AI patent filings with 8,290 inventions, followed by Microsoft with 5,930 inventions, according to the report.
State Grid Corp of China rose into the top 20 after its patent filings increased by an average of 70 percent annually from 2013 to 2016.