The top three brands in the world, according to InterBrand’s annual survey of best global brands , remained the same from 2009 to 2010. Coca-Cola ranked No. 1, followed by IBM and Microsoft. Brand Republic noted that Apple’s brand value surged 37 percent in the last year; however, the tech giant registered at No. 17 on the list, a mere three spots up from 2009. Did your company or client make the list?