Innovative Samsung Electronics design patent for mobile phone case – USD654069

This Samsung Electronics patent directed towards a mobile phone case has been rated one of the most influential design patents in the field of recording, communication or information retrieval equipment. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. was awarded U.S. Patent D654069 entitled “Mobile phone case” on February 14, 2012. The patent has been cited 124 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 D654069

Samsung Electronics filed this patent on April 29, 2011 giving it a processing time of 291 days (compared to an average processing time of 499 in the field). They have a total number of 79247 patents. The first named inventor is Sang-Il Shin Park of Gimhae-si, Gyeongsangnam-do. The patent was allowed by assistant examiner Carla Wright.

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Top Medical Technology Patent – Coated surgical staples and an illuminated staple cartridge for a surgical stapling instrument – US7954687

U.S. Patent 7954687 was awarded to Tyco Healthcare Group LP on 2011-06-07 and describes a “Coated surgical staples and an illuminated staple cartridge for a surgical stapling instrument.” This patent has been cited 292 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:

A coated surgical fastener is provided for an easy visualization within tissue. The coated surgical fastener includes a core and a relatively non-reflective coating applied about the core. There is also disclosed an illuminated staple cartridge for use with a surgical stapling device having a light source. The illuminated staple cartridge includes a transparent insert and a relatively nontransparent U-shaped outer channel at least partially surrounding the transparent insert. Windows formed in sides of the U-shaped outer channel allow defined amounts of light to project from the sides of the illuminated staple cartridge. Link: U.S. Patent 7954687

This patent was originally filed on 2008-10-31 which gives it a processing time of 949 days, compared to an average processing time of 1097 in the field. Tyco Healthcare Group LP has 1168 total patents. The first named inventor is Michael A. Zemlok of Prospect, PA. The primary examiner was Scott A. Smith.

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Innovative design patent for monitor with graphical user interface – USD663737

This patent directed towards a monitor with graphical user interface has been rated one of the most influential design patents in the field of recording, communication or information retrieval equipment. was awarded U.S. Patent D663737 entitled “Monitor with graphical user interface” on July 17, 2012. The patent has been cited 100 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 D663737

filed this patent on August 2, 2010 giving it a processing time of 715 days (compared to an average processing time of 428 in the field). They have a total number of patents. The first named inventor is Keith Sullivan of Amarillo, TX. The patent was allowed by primary examiner Angela J Lee.

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Facebook patent by Mark Zuckerberg from 2012 for dynamically updating media content for display to a user of a social network environment based on user interactions – US8312140

This Facebook patent lists Mark Zuckerberg as an inventor and is directed towards dynamically updating media content for display to a user of a social network environment based on user interactions. Mr. Zuckerberg was awarded U.S. Patent 8312140 entitled “Dynamically updating media content for display to a user of a social network environment based on user interactions” on November 13, 2012. The utility patent has been cited 5 times by other U.S. patents in the field of digital communication and in other fields.

Facebook  patent by Mark Zuckerberg from 2012 for dynamically updating media content for display to a user of a social network environment based on user interactions - US8312140
A system and method provides dynamically selected media content to someone using an electronic device in a social network environment. Items of media content are selected for the user based on his or her relationships with one or more other users. The user’s relationships with other users are reflected in the selected media content and its format. An order is assigned to the items of media content, for example, based on their anticipated importance to the user, and the items of media content are displayed to the user in the assigned order. The user may change the order of the items of media content. The user’s interactions with media content available in the social network environment are monitored, and those interactions are used to select additional items of media content for the user. Link: U.S. Patent 8312140

Facebook filed this utility patent on April 16, 2012 giving it a processing time of 211 days (compared to an average processing time of 716 in the field). They have a total number of 2008 patents. The first named inventor is Mark E. Zuckerberg of Palo Alto, CA. The patent was allowed by assistant examiner Tauqir Hussain and primary examiner Patrice Winder.

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Innovative Microsoft design patent for display screen with graphical user interface – USD665398

This Microsoft patent directed towards a display screen with graphical user interface 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 D665398 entitled “Display screen with graphical user interface” on August 14, 2012. The patent has been cited 94 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 D665398

Microsoft filed this patent on February 25, 2011 giving it a processing time of 536 days (compared to an average processing time of 499 in the field). They have a total number of 29767 patents. The first named inventor is Blaine J. Carpenter of Seattle, WA. The patent was allowed by primary examiner Karen E Kearney.

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