by Chris Young | inewsource

For our latest installment of News in Numbers, inewsource takes a look at how many patents San Diego-area inventors have received to help protect their inventions.

According to statistics from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, San Diego-area inventors were granted more than 34,000 patents from 2000 to 2013, ranking San Diego among the top 10 regions in the country for patent grants.

We tell you why San Diego is such a hub of innovation and introduce you to a Qualcomm inventor who has more than 100 patents to his name.

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