Top Patent Recipients for July 10, 2012 Detailed in New Report

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The latest report includes the top patent recipients for July 10, 2012, data on U.S. patents and comparisons to last week’s patents.

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The weekly patent report details the top recipients of patents in the U.S. The data in this week’s report provides information on the latest patents, comparisons to last week’s patents and insight on the assignees and inventors that were issued the most patents on July 10, 2012.

Total Patents Issued: 5,548

Top 10 Categories (categories with the most new patents issued):

  •     Physics - Computing; Calculating; Counting (880)
  •     Electricity - Electric Communication Technique (676)
  •     Electricity - Basic Electric Elements (488)
  •     Human Necessities - Medical Or Veterinary Science; Hygiene (445)
  •     Physics - Measuring; Testing (254)
  •     Performing Operations; Transporting - Vehicles In General (117)
  •     Electricity - Basic Electronic Circuitry (112)
  •     Physics - Optics (111)
  •     Physics - Photography; Cinematography; Analogous Techniques Using Waves Other Than Optical Waves; Electrography; Holography (102)
  •     Physics - Information Storage (94)

Top 10 Inventors (inventors with the most new patents issued):

  •     John Browder (10)
  •     J. Steven Lyford (5)
  •     Robert R. Kreitzer (5)
  •     Edward K. Y. Jung (5)
  •     William H. Eby (5)
  •     Darren David (4)
  •     Joshua Santangelo (4)
  •     Takayuki Sugahara (4)
  •     Tetsujiro Kondo (4)
  •     Zining Wu (4)

Top 10 Organizations / Assignees (organizations / assignees with the most new patents issued):

  •     International Business Machines Corporation (112)
  •     Canon Kabushiki Kaisha (69)
  •     Sony Corporation (66)
  •     Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (63)
  •     Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba (55)
  •     Panasonic Corporation (53)
  •     Microsoft Corporation (47)
  •     Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd. (41)
  •     LG Electronics Inc. (40)
  •     Fujitsu Limited (37)

The second week in July resulted in almost the same amount of total patents issued as July 3, 2012. The first half of the categories list was also just like last week. However, the second half held a new line up including two new categories Performing Operations; Transporting - Vehicles In General and Electricity - Basic Electronic Circuitry.

The top 10 assignees list was also mostly comprised of last week’s entrants, with the exception of two new corporations Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd. and Fujitsu Limited. The top 10 inventors list was the only one of the three with a completely new line up. The top inventor John Browder was issued an impressive 10 patents, however this week’s list of inventors secured fewer patents overall.

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