Details Top July 24, 2012 Patent Recipients in New Report

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The newest patent report supplies readers with information on the top recipients of U.S. patents. This week’s report details the latest patents, provides comparisons to last week’s patents and lists the assignees and inventors that were issued the most patents on July 24, 2012.

Total Patents Issued: 5,537

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

  •     Physics - Computing; Calculating; Counting (977)
  •     Electricity - Electric Communication Technique (679)
  •     Electricity - Basic Electric Elements (507)
  •     Human Necessities - Medical Or Veterinary Science; Hygiene (460)
  •     Physics - Measuring; Testing (247)
  •     Physics - Optics (114)
  •     Physics - Information Storage (112)
  •     Performing Operations; Transporting - Vehicles In General (106)
  •     Physics - Photography; Cinematography; Analogous Techniques Using Waves Other Than Optical Waves; Electrography; Holography (103)
  •     Chemistry; Metallurgy - Organic Chemistry (92)

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

  •     Bin Li (10)
  •     Du-Tong Zheng (9)
  •     Martin Geibel (6)
  •     Christopher Edward Bengyak (6)
  •     Costantino Papadimitriou (5)
  •     Shunpei Yamazaki (5)
  •     Adam Heller (5)
  •     Kazuo Tagawa (4)
  •     Jun Koyama (4)
  •     Min Cheol Hong (4)

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

  •     International Business Machines Corporation (195)
  •     Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (66)
  •     Canon Kabushiki Kaisha (66)
  •     Sony Corporation (60)
  •     Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba (49)
  •     Panasonic Corporation (47)
  •     Microsoft Corporation (45)
  •     LG Electronics Inc. (39)
  •     General Electric Company (37)
  •     GM Global Technology Operations LLC (34)

This week’s top inventor received one less patent than last week’s number one spot holder, however, together the top 10 inventors secured more patents than the top July 17 patent recipients. The only inventor to make it onto the list both weeks was Shunpei Yamazaki.

There were three new categories to make it onto the top 10 list, but Physics - Computing; Calculating; Counting still holds to top spot it’s held since the beginning of the year. The top assignee International Business Machines Corporation had a huge week. Rebounding from a decline last week, the corporation more than doubled it’s previous total securing an impressive 195 patents.

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