Medtronic: A Worldwide Leader in Medical Technology
Medtronic is the world’s leading medical technology company that develops and manufactures innovative products and therapies to treat chronic diseases all over the globe. Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, the company operates in more than 140 countries and employs over 85,000 people.
Medtronic has six business units, which develop and manufacture devices and therapies to treat more than thirty chronic diseases, including heart failure, Parkinson's disease, urinary incontinence, Down's syndrome, obesity, chronic pain, spinal disorders and diabetes.
In 2016, the company reported revenues of US$28.8 billion with US$3.5 billion in net earnings. This report provides insights into Medtronic’s patent portfolio.