New Report Details Top Patent Recipients for July 17, 2012

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New report details the top patent recipients for July 17, 2012, data on United States patents and comparisons to last week’s patents.

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The weekly patent report provides information on the top recipients of patents in the U.S. The data in this week’s report supplies information on the newest patents, comparisons to last week’s patents and details on the inventors and assignees that were issued the most patents on July 17, 2012.

Total Patents Issued: 5,770

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

  •     Physics - Computing; Calculating; Counting (981)
  •     Electricity - Electric Communication Technique (699)
  •     Human Necessities - Medical Or Veterinary Science; Hygiene (478)
  •     Electricity - Basic Electric Elements (452)
  •     Physics - Measuring; Testing (272)
  •     Physics - Information Storage (124)
  •     Electricity - Basic Electronic Circuitry (109)
  •     Mechanical Engineering; Lighting; Heating; Weapons; Blasting - Engineering Elements Or Units; General Measures For Producing And Maintaining Effective Functioning Of Machines Or Installations; Thermal Insulation In General (108)
  •     Physics - Photography; Cinematography; Analogous Techniques Using Waves Other Than Optical Waves; Electrography; Holography (107)
  •     Human Necessities - Agriculture; Forestry; Animal Husbandry; Hunting; Trapping; Fishing (104)

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

  •     John Browder (11)
  •     George Endel Deckner (5)
  •     Arif Ali Baig (5)
  •     Iain Allan Hughes (5)
  •     Yoshinori Saikawa (5)
  •     Toshihisa Ogura (5)
  •     Eiji Yuasa (5)
  •     Shunpei Yamazaki (5)
  •     Lowell L. Wood, Jr. (5)
  •     Gerrit Hofmeester (5)

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

  •     International Business Machines Corporation (81)
  •     Panasonic Corporation (71)
  •     Microsoft Corporation (68)
  •     Sony Corporation (66)
  •     Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (66)
  •     Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba (65)
  •     LG Electronics Inc. (57)
  •     Canon Kabushiki Kaisha (56)
  •     Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. (40)
  •     General Electric Company (40)

This was the biggest week for July patents so far. More patents were issued overall and the long running top category, Physics - Computing; Calculating; Counting, secured a whooping 981 patents – 101 more than last week. Other big happening in the categories list include Physics - Information Storage climbing its way back up from the 10th spot to number six.

This week’s top inventor, John Browder, was also last week’s number one inventor. However, Browder out performed himself securing one more patent this week than the week before. On the flip side, International Business Machines Corporation maintained it’s top spot despite securing 30 fewer patents this week.

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