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March 24, 2014 12:00 AM

U.S. again leads the world in patents; China surges past Germany

The United States retained its lead as the world's most inventive country in 2013, accounting for 27.9 percent of all international patent applications, according to the World Intellectual Property Organization, which tracks patent applications in 148 nations.

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