Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 10 for patent activity out of 250 metros. Patents granted include: •  Century Interactive’s dynamic protection of personal information in recordings •  Epsilon Data Management’s social media instant win method and system •  General Electric’s system for data processing in a vehicle group •  NEC’s method for capturing images used in facial recognition •  Toyota’s electronic and physical storage for shared vehicles Dallas Invents is a weekly look at U.S. patents granted with a connection to the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area. Listings include patents granted to local assignees and/or those with a North Texas inventor. Patent activity can be an indicator of future economic growth, as well as the development of emerging markets and talent attraction. By tracking both inventors and assignees in the region, we aim to provide a broader view of the region’s inventive activity. Listings are organized by Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC).  Texas Instruments Inc. (Dallas) 12 Futurewei Technologies Inc. (Plano) 8 Toyota Motor Engineering Manufacturing North America Inc. (Plano) 5 Halliburton Energy Services Inc. (Houst...