Press Releases
18

The Top 20 Companies and Firms who were Granted Patents for the Second Quarter of 2012

posted on


Legal Advantage, LLC
Wednesday, July 18, 2012

  Second Quarter 2012 - April 1, 2012 – June 30, 2012

 

Top 20 List – Law Firms

Current Rank

Law Firm

Number of Patents Issued – Q2

 

Current Rank

Law Firm

Number of Patents Issued – Q2

1

Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

1516

11

Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto

536

2

Sughrue Mion, PLLC

972

12

Cantor Colburn LLP

525

3

Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP

835

13

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

483

4

Fish & Richardson P.C.

709

14

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

479

5

Oliff & Berridge, PLC

698

15

Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

449

6

Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C.

650

16

Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

397

7

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

637

17

Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.

393

8

Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

588

18

Blakely, Sokoloff, Taylor & Zafman LLP

375

9

Nixon & Vanderhye P.C.

549

19

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

352

10

Foley & Lardner LLP

541

20

Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.

351


**Source – USPTO July 2012
**Data is subject to change as there may be some lag time in publishing issued patents data by the USPTO. 


 

Top 20 List - Companies

Current Rank

Company

Number of Patents Issued - Q2

 

Current Rank

Company

Number of Patents Issued - Q2

1

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

1454

11

Fujitsu Limited

402

2

International Business Machines Corporation

1287

12

Hitachi, Ltd.

389

3

Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

876

13

Ricoh Company, Ltd.

386

4

Sony Corporation

784

14

GM Global Technology Operations LLC

351

5

Panasonic Corporation

761

15

AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.

351

6

Microsoft Corporation

692

16

Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.

350

7

Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

646

17

Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

324

8

LG Electronics Inc.

488

18

Broadcom Corporation

315

9

General Electric Company

451

19

QUALCOMM Incorporated

314

10

Seiko Epson Corporation

413

20

Intel Corporation

308


**Source – USPTO July 2012
**Data is subject to change as there may be some lag time in publishing issued patents data by the USPTO.  Numbers may be lower or higher due to divestitures, acquisitions, mergers and / or incomplete subsidiary information.  Legal Advantage attempts to capture information from  aforementioned events, however due to timing and availability of information it is not always possible.

ABOUT LEGAL ADVANTAGE: Legal Advantage’s mission is “To help Inventors the World Over Protect Their Ideas and Realize Their Dreams.” For nine years Legal Advantage has assisted intellectual property attorneys, patent agents, and individual inventors in fulfilling this mission. Legal Advantage is a leader in Prior Art Searches (patentability, freedom to operate (FTO), clearance, validity, invalidity, infringement and landscape analysis), Patent Illustration (Patent Drawing) and Design Services, technical translations (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Korean, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish and over 20 other languages), patent trial graphics, and research. The real benefits derived from these services include reduced costs, faster project completion, and a higher quality end-product deliverable.

Founded by seasoned intellectual property attorneys and litigators, Legal Advantage combines unparalleled dependability, accuracy, and client service - resulting in a stellar client retention rate that is among the highest in the industry.

Legal Advantage is headquartered in the Washington DC suburb of Bethesda, MD and has offices in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Hyderabad, Ottawa, and Toronto.

Tags: | View Count: (1017) |