Top Semiconductors Patent – Thin film transistor, display device, including the same, and associated methods – US8058645

U.S. Patent 8058645 was awarded to Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd. on 2011-11-15 and describes a “Thin film transistor, display device, including the same, and associated methods.” This patent has been cited 274 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:

A thin film transistor (TFT), including a substrate, a gate electrode on the substrate, an oxide semiconductor layer including a channel region, a source region, and a drain region, a gate insulating layer between the gate electrode and the oxide semiconductor layer, and source and drain electrodes in contact with the source and drain regions of the oxide semiconductor layer, respectively, wherein the oxide semiconductor layer has a GaInZnO (GIZO) bilayer structure including a lower layer and an upper layer, and the upper layer has a different indium (In) concentration than the lower layer. Link: U.S. Patent 8058645

This patent was originally filed on 2009-04-01 which gives it a processing time of 958 days, compared to an average processing time of 1063 in the field. Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd. has 1224 total patents. The first named inventor is Yeon-Gon Gon Mo of Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do. The assistant examiner was Wensing Kuo.

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Top Computer Technology Patent – Proximity detector in handheld device – US7653883

U.S. Patent 7653883 was awarded to Apple Inc. on 2010-01-26 and describes a “Proximity detector in handheld device.” This patent has been cited 440 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 computer technology patents in the field of electrical engineering. The abstract states:

Proximity based systems and methods that are implemented on an electronic device are disclosed. The method includes sensing an object spaced away and in close proximity to the electronic device. The method also includes performing an action in the electronic device when an object is sensed. Link: U.S. Patent 7653883

This patent was originally filed on 2005-09-30 which gives it a processing time of 1579 days, compared to an average processing time of 1905 in the field. Apple Inc. has 15027 total patents. The first named inventor is Jonathan P. Ive of SF, CA. The primary examiner was Kieu Vu.

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Innovative Microsoft design patent for user interface for a display screen – USD627363

This Microsoft patent directed towards a user interface for a display screen has been rated one of the most influential design patents in the field of recording, communication or information retrieval equipment. Microsoft Corporation was awarded U.S. Patent D627363 entitled “User interface for a display screen” on November 16, 2010. The patent has been cited 171 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 D627363

Microsoft filed this patent on November 12, 2009 giving it a processing time of 369 days (compared to an average processing time of 373 in the field). They have a total number of 29767 patents. The first named inventor is Phoi Heng Lew of Mill Creek, WA. The patent was allowed by primary examiner Melanie H Tung.

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Innovative OTTER PRODUCTS design patent for case – USD637590

This OTTER PRODUCTS patent directed towards a 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 D637590 entitled “Case” on May 10, 2011. The patent has been cited 108 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 D637590

OTTER PRODUCTS filed this patent on September 21, 2010 giving it a processing time of 231 days (compared to an average processing time of 428 in the field). They have a total number of 409 patents. The first named inventor is Travis Smith of Fort Collins, CO. The patent was allowed by assistant examiner Carla Jobe Wright.

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Cryptocurrency patent alert – Multi-functional credit card type portable electronic device

This is a Cryptocurrency Patent Alert that a Patent for a Multi-functional credit card type portable electronic device has been allowed and granted.

Patent US9430765B2 entitled “Multi-functional credit card type portable electronic device”, was granted to Virtual Electric Inc. on 8/30/2016. This patent has a priority date of 3/15/2013 when the earliest parent patent application was filed. The inventors are listed as: David Wyatt.

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