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Top Law Firms and Companies Granted Most Issued Patents - Third Quarter, 2015

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Legal Advantage, LLC
Monday, October 12, 2015

  Third Quarter 2015 - July 1, 2015 – September 30, 2012

 

Top 20 List – Law Firms

Current Rank

Law Firm

Number of Patents Issued – Q3

 

Current Rank

Law Firm

Number of Patents Issued – Q3

1

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

1477

11

Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

584

2

Sughrue Mion, PLLC

1189

12

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

575

3

Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP

931

13

Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg LLP

546

4

Fish & Richardson P.C.

919

14

Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto

543

5

Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

887

15

Brinks Gilson & Lione

510

6

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

847

16

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

496

7

Oliff PLC

837

17

Nixon & Vanderhye P.C.

486

8

Cantor Colburn LLP

795

18

Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.

468

9

Foley & Lardner LLP

718

19

Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, P.C.

432

10

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

689

20

Lowe Hauptman & Ham, LLP

405

 


**Source – USPTO October 2015
**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 - Q3

 

Current Rank

Company

Number of Patents Issued - Q3

1

Samsung

2158

11

Intel Corp

555

2

IBM

1825

12

Apple Inc

551

3

Canon KK

1116

13

General Electric

492

4

Qualcomm

911

14

Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg

481

5

Google Inc

847

15

Fujitsu Ltd

479

6

LG

819

16

Seiko Epson Corp

437

7

Toshiba KK

721

17

Ericsson Telefon Ab L M

379

8

Panasonic Corp

676

18

Gm Global Tech Operations Inc

349

9

Microsoft Corp

664

19

Ford Global Tech LLC

331

10

Sony Corp

577

20

Amazon Tech Inc

152

 


**Source – USPTO October 2015
**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.

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