AT&T Intellectual Property identifies, protects, develops, markets, licenses and sells the intellectual property for AT&T worldwide.
Investigate one of the fastest-growing and most compelling patent portfolios in the industry.
AT&T Intellectual Property manages one of the world's largest and most valuable intellectual property portfolios:
- Owns approximately 10,000 patents worldwide
- Directs a robust intellectual property licensing and sales program
- Owns one of the world's most valuable brands, AT&T
Our philosophy is to optimally protect AT&T's intellectual property, respect the intellectual property of others and license or sell AT&T's intellectual property to others for fostering continued innovation in society.
AT&T Intellectual Property is recognized as having one of the strongest patent portfolios in the industry. Our culture of continuous innovation ensures an ongoing stream of patent grants for leading edge technologies. Our portfolio is comprised of more than 10,000 issued patents and applications that cover a broad array of technology areas which go far beyond today's telecommunications business.
The AT&T brand is one of the most recognized brands in the world. Our brand represents quality in global communications, entertainment and technology. Our brand is consistently ranked among the top most valuable global brands.
AT&T develops valuable, innovative technologies to create new features and services for our customers as well as improve the efficiency of our internal operations. Many of these technologies are not offered as formal products or services from AT&T.
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