coondoggie writes "IBM retained its patent crown for 2011, topping the list of patent winners for the 19th year in a row. The only other U.S. company to make the top 10, Microsoft fell from third place to sixth place, according to data from IFI Claims Patent Services." Link to Original Source
A consultant is a person who borrows your watch, tells you what time it
is, pockets the watch, and sends you a bill for it.