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Intellectual Property and Patents in Wipro

Our considerable R&D efforts have helped build our Intellectual Property (IP) portfolio substantially. Total R&D expenses for the year stood at Rs. 2561 Mn.

In FY 2015-16, the company continued to strengthen its IP portfolio with 514 new patent applications filed. Currently Wipro holds 1085 patents including applications in various exciting and emerging areas such as Energy Management, Cognitive Computing & Machine Learning, Digital Enterprise, Digital Marketing, Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Intelligent Networks, Smart Systems, Storage Management, Data Management, DevOps, Identity Management, Testing & Verification, Enterprise Security, Device Security, Home Entertainment, Knowledge Management and Fraud detection, among others. A significant portion of the portfolio is in the Telecom, Consumer Electronics and Semiconductor verticals.