Innovative GM Global Technology Operations design patent for vehicle body exterior – USD705132

This GM Global Technology Operations patent directed towards a vehicle body exterior has been rated one of the most influential design patents in the field of means of transport or hoisting. GM Global Technology Operations, Inc. was awarded U.S. Patent D705132 entitled “Vehicle body exterior” on May 20, 2014. The patent has been cited 166 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 D705132

GM Global Technology Operations filed this patent on October 19, 2012 giving it a processing time of 578 days (compared to an average processing time of 507 in the field). They have a total number of 11636 patents. The first named inventor is Steve S. Kim of Seoul, . The patent was allowed by primary examiner Melody Brown.

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Apple patent by Steve Jobs from 2010 for electronic device – USD615083

This Apple patent lists Steve Jobs as an inventor and is directed towards electronic device. Mr. Jobs was awarded U.S. Patent D615083 entitled “Electronic device” on May 4, 2010. The design patent has been cited 169 times by other U.S. patents in the field of recording, communication or information retrieval equipment and in other fields.

Apple  patent by Steve Jobs from 2010 for electronic device - USD615083
Link: U.S. Patent D615083

Apple filed this design patent on June 5, 2008 giving it a processing time of 698 days (compared to an average processing time of 428 in the field). They have a total number of 15027 patents. The first named inventor is Steve P. Jobs of Palo Alto, CA. The patent was allowed by assistant examiner Barbara Fox and primary examiner Cathron C Brooks.

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Innovative Microsoft design patent for user interface for a display screen – USD629418

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 D629418 entitled “User interface for a display screen” on December 21, 2010. The patent has been cited 102 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 D629418

Microsoft filed this patent on June 7, 2010 giving it a processing time of 197 days (compared to an average processing time of 428 in the field). They have a total number of 29767 patents. The first named inventor is Charles Cummins of Seattle, WA. The patent was allowed by primary examiner Angela J Lee.

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Top Medical Technology Patent – Annular adhesive structure – US7823592

U.S. Patent 7823592 was awarded to Tyco Healthcare Group LP on 2010-11-02 and describes a “Annular adhesive structure.” This patent has been cited 432 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 apparatus for forming an anastomosis between adjacent intestinal sections of tissue is provided. The apparatus includes a circular surgical stapler having an anvil assembly with an anvil shaft and an anvil, the circular surgical stapler further having a tubular body portion with an annular knife and a body portion shaft selectively attachable to the anvil shaft; and a seal structure for deposition between the intestinal sections of tissue including a hub configured to engage attachment structure on at least one of the anvil shaft and the body portion shaft. The attachment structure is positioned so that the seal structure is located between the intestinal sections of tissue when the circular surgical stapler is disposed within the intestinal sections of tissue. Link: U.S. Patent 7823592

This patent was originally filed on 2005-10-12 which gives it a processing time of 1847 days, compared to an average processing time of 1662 in the field. Tyco Healthcare Group LP has 1168 total patents. The first named inventor is Frank J. Viola of Sandy, UT. The primary examiner was Rinaldi I. Rada.

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Top Semiconductors Patent – Semiconductor device and manufacturing method thereof – US7932521

U.S. Patent 7932521 was awarded to Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd. on 2011-04-26 and describes a “Semiconductor device and manufacturing method thereof.” This patent has been cited 358 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 7932521

This patent was originally filed on 2008-08-01 which gives it a processing time of 998 days, compared to an average processing time of 1154 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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