New Report from StrutPatent.com Lists Top Patent Recipients for April 3, 2012

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The latest StrutPatent.com report lists the top recipients for patents issued on April 3, 2012 by the United State Patent and Trade Office. This new report identifies which inventors and assignees have been awarded the most patents as well as the most popular categories that patents are being filed under.

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A new StrutPatent.com report analyzes top trends for the latest patents issued by the United States Patent and Trade Office. The data below lists the top recipients of patents issued on April 3, 2012.

Total Patents Issued: 5,623

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

  •     Physics - Computing; Calculating; Counting (886)
  •     Electricity - Electric Communication Technique (691)
  •     Human Necessities - Medical or Veterinary Sciences; Hygiene (445)
  •     Electricity - Basic Electric Elements (428)
  •     Physics - Measuring; Testing (264)
  •     Physics - Information Storage (118)
  •     Chemistry; Metallurgy - Organic Chemistry (105)
  •     Electricity - Basic Electronic Circuitry (105)
  •     Chemistry; Metallurgy - Biochemistry; Beer; Spirits; Wine; Vinegar; Microbiology; Enzymology; Mutation Or Genetic Engineering (104)
  •     Physics - Photography; Cinematography; Analogous Techniques Using Waves Other Than Optical Waves; Electrography; Holography (103)

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

  •     In Hwan Choi (7)
  •     Kouetsu Takaya (6)
  •     Yasuhiro Naka (6)
  •     Wilhelmus Bernardus Blom (5)
  •     Kenji Suzuki (5)
  •     Yuichi Yamamoto (5)
  •     Yuji Shiba (5)
  •     Gerrit Hofmeester (4)
  •     Jan-Kristian Markiewicz (4)
  •     Jeyhan Karaoguz (4)

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

  •     Canon Kabushiki Kaisha (83)
  •     Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd (70)
  •     Panasonic Corporation (64)
  •     Microsoft Corporation (62)
  •     Sony Corporation (57)
  •     LG Electronics Inc. (53)
  •     International Business Machines Corporation (48)
  •     Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba (48)
  •     Intel Corporation (36)
  •     Hitachi, Ltd. (33)

To date, this week has been the most active one on record for patents issued in 2012. However, that doesn't mean all inventors and assignees have been increasing their collection of patents. The most notable finding this week was International Business Machines Corporation's fall from the top spot of the assignee list which it has dominated in recent months. Most of the other businesses on the top ten list this week are regulars with the exception of Intel Corporation.

As for the inventors themselves this week there is a whole new top ten list. In Hwan Choi took the top spot with 7 total patents. The Top 10 Categories list is largely unchanged and Physics - Computing; Calculating; Counting has once again taken first place. Making its debut on the list this week is Chemistry; Metallurgy - Biochemistry; Beer; Spirits; Wine; Vinegar; Microbiology; Enzymology; Mutation Or Genetic Engineering.

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