Report Details the Top Patent Recipients for June 26, 2012

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The newest report lists the top recipients of patents issued on June 26, 2012. The report provides data on U.S. patents and lists this week’s top assignees, categories and inventors for the week.

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The latest report from details the top recipients of patents issued in the U.S. The information in this week’s report provides data on the newest patents, as well as a comparison to last week’s patents and insight on the assignees and inventors that were awarded the most patents on June 26, 2012.

Total Patents Issued: 4,912

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

  •     Physics - Computing; Calculating; Counting (743)
  •     Electricity - Electric Communication Technique (577)
  •     Human Necessities - Medical Or Veterinary Science; Hygiene (453)
  •     Electricity - Basic Electric Elements (365)
  •     Physics - Measuring; Testing (193)
  •     Physics - Information Storage (105)
  •     Human Necessities - Agriculture; Forestry; Animal Husbandry; Hunting; Trapping; Fishing (103)
  •     Chemistry; Metallurgy - Organic Chemistry (96)
  •     Chemistry; Metallurgy - Biochemistry; Beer; Spirits; Wine; Vinegar; Microbiology; Enzymology; Mutation Or Genetic Engineering (90)
  •     Physics - Optics (90)

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

  •     Shunpei Yamazaki (8)
  •     Bartley K. Andre (6)
  •     Daniel J. Coster (6)
  •     Daniele De Iuliis (6)
  •     Richard P. Howarth (6)
  •     Jonathan P. Ive (6)
  •     Duncan Robert Kerr (6)
  •     Matthew Dean Rohrbach (6)
  •     Eugene Antony Whang (6)
  •     Pablo Enrique Corredor Londoño (6)

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

  •     Panasonic Corporation (66)
  •     Canon Kabushiki Kaisha (64)
  •     International Business Machines Corporation (52)
  •     Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. (52)
  •     Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (45)
  •     Sony Corporation (44)
  •     Microsoft Corporation (40)
  •     Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba (40)
  •     Ricoh Company, Ltd. (29)
  •     QUALCOMM Incorporated (28)

Patents issued on June 19 took a significant plunge, but this week the total number is back up by a full 500 patents. However, the bigger news is who is receiving those patents. After months of dominating the assignees top 10 list, this week International Business Machines Corporation slipped to number three. Panasonic Corporation has taken the top spot, but how long they keep it remains to be seen. There were also two corporations that broke into the top 10 list for the first time; Ricoh Company, Ltd. and QUALCOMM Incorporated.

However, Physics - Computing; Calculating; Counting did manage to hold onto the number one spot in the categories list which its held for months. There was an entirely new group on the inventors list, and while the top inventor Shunpei Yamazaki received one less patent than last week’s list topper, overall the number of patents secured by this week’s inventors outpaced last week.

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