SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) — a worldwide leader in providing complete silicon solutions from storage to Internet of Things (IoT), cloud infrastructure, digital entertainment, in-home content delivery and Kinoma® software enabling the "Smart Life and Smart Lifestyle"— today announced it was named a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovator for the fourth straight year. Honoring the world's most innovative companies, this distinction recognizes Marvell's dedication to innovation and commitment to protecting its Intellectual Property rights. The program, an initiative of the IP & Science business of Thomson Reuters, honors the top 100 corporations and institutions around the world that are at the heart of innovation as measured by a series of proprietary patent-related metrics.
Marvell's diverse product portfolio includes IoT, connectivity, multimedia entertainment, automotive solutions, storage, IP/Ethernet networking and embedded computing, among others. Marvell is proud of its extensive investment in research and development and, in collaboration with Marvell's legal team handling intellectual property, such investment has resulted in nearly 6,000 U.S. patents.
"In today's hypercompetitive global marketplace, innovation is much more than just having great ideas. True innovation occurs when individuals and companies harness the power and insight to bring ideas to life," said Basil Moftah, president, Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property and Science. "This is the potent formula we measure with our Top 100 Global Innovators program. The institutions on this year's list represent the current vanguard in innovation by pioneering new breakthroughs and organizing their businesses to make these discoveries a reality."
The fifth-annual Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovators report showcases the 100 most innovative organizations around the world in 2015. It highlights changes in list representation, industry-wide and geographically, as well as from a time-trend standpoint. The Thomson Reuters 2015 Top 100 Global Innovator methodology is based on four principle criteria: overall patent volume, patent application-to-grant success rate, global reach of the portfolio, and patent influence as evidenced by citations. This objective formula identifies the companies around the world that are discovering new inventions, protecting them from infringers and commercializing them.
To view the full list and report on the Thomson Reuters 2015 Top 100 Global Innovator program, go to http://www.stateofinnovation.com.
Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) is a global leader in providing complete silicon solutions and Kinoma software enabling the "Smart Life and Smart Lifestyle." From storage to Internet of Things (IoT), cloud infrastructure, digital entertainment and in-home content delivery, Marvell's diverse product portfolio aligns complete platform designs with industry-leading performance, security, reliability and efficiency. At the core of the world's most powerful consumer, network and enterprise systems, Marvell empowers partners and their customers to always stand at the forefront of innovation, performance and mass appeal. By providing people around the world with mobility and ease of access to services adding value to their social, private and work lives, Marvell is committed to enhancing the human experience.
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