Infographic: Patent Wars 'A New Age of Competition'

Last year, 107,792 patents were issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Patents are a source of constant lawsuits between large tech companies like Apple, Microsoft and Samsung.The folks over at Business Insurance has created a infographic "Patent Wars: A New Age of Competition" showcasing some interesting points on the history of the tech […]

Last year, 107,792 patents were issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Patents are a source of constant lawsuits between large tech companies like Apple, Microsoft and Samsung.

The folks over at Business Insurance has created a infographic "Patent Wars: A New Age of Competition" showcasing some interesting points on the history of the tech ecosystem.

Take a look through the infographic below to study the roots and progression of the Apple/Samsung lawsuit. (Click to enlarge)

Patent Wars 'A New Age of Competition' INFOGRAPHIC