The Top 5 Global Brands with the Most Value 2009

  Brand Country of Origin Brand Value Sector
1 Coca Cola United States 68.73 billion Beverage
2 IBM United States 60,21 billion IT services
3 Microsoft United States 56,64 billion Computer Software
4 General Electric United States 47,7 billion Diversified
5 Nokia Finland 34,8 billion Telecommunications
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  1. Coca Cola, IBM and Microsoft have been the top 3 brands consistently for the last nine years.
  2. Coca Cola, founded in 1887, launched more than 700 products around the world in 2008.
  3. On Jan 14th 2009, IBM announced that it earned 4,186 U.S. patents in 2008, becoming the first company ever to earn more than 4,000 U.S. patents in a single year. IBM's 2008 patent issuances are nearly triple Hewlett-Packard's and exceed all the issuances of Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, Oracle, Apple, EMC, Accenture and Google combined. 2009 was the 16th year in a row that IBM has received over 4,000 patents in a year.
  4. Microsoft's brand value declined 4% in 2009 which was the first year-on-year decline in Microsoft’s public history.
  5. General Electric has offices in more than 100 countries and employs more than 320,000 people worldwide.
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Sources:  Interbrand.

List Notes: Figures are in U.S. Dollars for the year 2009.
Global Brands with the Most Value 2009

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