PATENTS  (  Prof. Forbes is in terms of patents at least one of the leading living innovators in the USA in electrical sciences,  electronics and related areas)

a web site which has a lot of interesting information:

for information on specific items;   email me
link to list of granted patents

Some press coverage

Believe it or not, you really can find out identities of top patent holders  

published in USA Today  Wed. 14th Dec. 2005

the  "Forbes 500"      published in
University of Alberta Engineer, summer  2006

 Patent Power By Harry Goldstein  about Micron Technology
published in IEEE Spectrum  Nov. 2006

four top-ten living US patent holders--  
Gurtej Sandhu, Salman Akram, Warren Farnworth and Len Forbes
published in  Conde Nast Portfolio and, Nov. 2007