Top Medical Technology Patent – Surgical instrument with double cartridge and anvil assemblies – US8276802

U.S. Patent 8276802 was awarded to Tyco Healthcare Group LP on 2012-10-02 and describes a “Surgical instrument with double cartridge and anvil assemblies.” This patent has been cited 302 times by other U.S. patents which places it in the top 500 cited patents since 2010 according to our law firm research, and makes it of the most innovative medical technology patents in the field of instruments. The abstract states:

An end effector for use with a surgical instrument having a first cartridge assembly configured to deploy a first set of fasteners and a second cartridge assembly disposed distally of the first cartridge assembly. The second cartridge assembly is configured to move between an open position and an approximated position relative to clamp tissue. A central rod extends between the first cartridge assembly and the second cartridge assembly. Link: U.S. Patent 8276802

This patent was originally filed on 2010-05-20 which gives it a processing time of 866 days, compared to an average processing time of 983 in the field. Tyco Healthcare Group LP has 1168 total patents. The first named inventor is Stanislaw Kostrzewski of West Newton, PA. The primary examiner was Robert Long.

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Top Semiconductors Patent – Semiconductor device and manufacturing method thereof – US7910490

U.S. Patent 7910490 was awarded to Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd. on 2011-03-22 and describes a “Semiconductor device and manufacturing method thereof.” This patent has been cited 360 times by other U.S. patents which places it in the top 500 cited patents since 2010 according to our law firm research, and makes it of the most innovative semiconductors patents in the field of electrical engineering. The abstract states:

An object is to provide a semiconductor device of which a manufacturing process is not complicated and by which cost can be suppressed, by forming a thin film transistor using an oxide semiconductor film typified by zinc oxide, and a manufacturing method thereof. For the semiconductor device, a gate electrode is formed over a substrate; a gate insulating film is formed covering the gate electrode; an oxide semiconductor film is formed over the gate insulating film; and a first conductive film and a second conductive film are formed over the oxide semiconductor film. The oxide semiconductor film has at least a crystallized region in a channel region. Link: U.S. Patent 7910490

This patent was originally filed on 2009-04-29 which gives it a processing time of 692 days, compared to an average processing time of 940 in the field. Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd. has 12178 total patents. The first named inventor is Tatsuya Honda of Isehara, Kanagawa. The primary examiner was Caridad M Everhart.

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Innovative Sony C#xF4;rporation design patent for display panel or screen with an animated graphical user interface – USD661702

This Sony C#xF4;rporation patent directed towards a display panel or screen with an animated graphical user interface has been rated one of the most influential design patents in the field of recording, communication or information retrieval equipment. Sony Côrporation was awarded U.S. Patent D661702 entitled “Display panel or screen with an animated graphical user interface” on June 12, 2012. The patent has been cited 95 times by other U.S. patents, which places it among the most cited design patents awarded since 2010 according to our law firm research.

Link: U.S. Patent D661702

Sony C#xF4;rporation filed this patent on August 31, 2010 giving it a processing time of 651 days (compared to an average processing time of 428 in the field). They have a total number of 48072 patents. The first named inventor is Nobuki Furue of Osaka, Osaka Prefecture. The patent was allowed by primary examiner Karen E Kearney.

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Innovative LG Electronics design patent for tablet computer – USD673561

This LG Electronics patent directed towards a tablet computer has been rated one of the most influential design patents in the field of recording, communication or information retrieval equipment. LG Electronics Inc. was awarded U.S. Patent D673561 entitled “Tablet computer” on January 1, 2013. The patent has been cited 149 times by other U.S. patents, which places it among the most cited design patents awarded since 2010 according to our law firm research.

Link: U.S. Patent D673561

LG Electronics filed this patent on June 24, 2011 giving it a processing time of 557 days (compared to an average processing time of 499 in the field). They have a total number of 25441 patents. The first named inventor is Hongsik Kim of , Gyeonggi-do. The patent was allowed by primary examiner Barbara Fox.

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Innovative OTTER PRODUCTS design patent for phone case – USD613282

This OTTER PRODUCTS patent directed towards a phone case has been rated one of the most influential design patents in the field of recording, communication or information retrieval equipment. OTTER PRODUCTS, LLC was awarded U.S. Patent D613282 entitled “Phone case” on April 6, 2010. The patent has been cited 148 times by other U.S. patents, which places it among the most cited design patents awarded since 2010 according to our law firm research.

Link: U.S. Patent D613282

OTTER PRODUCTS filed this patent on September 10, 2007 giving it a processing time of 939 days (compared to an average processing time of 497 in the field). They have a total number of 409 patents. The first named inventor is Curtis R. Richardson of Fort Collins, CO. The patent was allowed by primary examiner Robert M Spear.

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