Lam Research Corporation Patent Portfolio Statistics

Lam Research Corporation

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This article summarizes the perfomance of the assignee in the recent years. The overall statistics for this portfolio help to analyze the areas where the assignee is performing well. The filing trend, perfomance across the tech centers and the perfomance of the recent applications has been mentioned below. All the stats are calculated based on the perfomance in USPTO.

How does the overall patent portfolio of Lam Research Corporation look like?

Assignee Art Units
Total Applications: 3,099 2,183,106
Granted Patents: 2,498 1,403,499
Grant Index 87.37% 78.0%
Abandoned/Rejected Applications: 361 (12.63%) 395,883 (22.0%)
In-Process Applications: 237 383,724
Average Grant Time: 3.0 Years 2.52 Years
Average Office Actions: 1.81 1.46

Which Technology Area Lam Research Corporation is filing most patents in? (Last 10 years)

Art Unit Definition Total Applications
1716 Coating, Etching, Cleaning, Single Crystal Growth 368
1713 Coating, Etching, Cleaning, Single Crystal Growth 213
3723 Manufacturing Devices & Processes, Machine Tools & Hand Tools 165
1763 Oraganic Chemistry, Polymers, Compositions 145
1792 116

How many patents are Lam Research Corporation filing every year?

Year Total Applications Predicted
2022 0* 670
2021 100* 547
2020 58 497
2019 23 23
2018 164
2017 172
2016 181
2015 212
2014 159
2013 133

*The drop in the number of applications filed in last two years compared to previous years is because applications can take up to 18 months to get published

Recently filed patent applications of Lam Research Corporation in USPTO?

Publication number: 2020018298
Application number: PCT/US19/40734


Publication date: 2020-01-23
Applicant: Lam Research Corporation
Inventors: Frederick Thomas

Publication number: None
Application number: 62/830,896


Publication date:
Applicant: Lam Research Corporation
Inventors: Drewery John Stephen

Publication number: US20200098551A1
Application number: 16/136,799

A connection terminal for a heating element of a substrate support in a substrate processing system include a contact plate configured to be electrically connected to a contact pad of the heating element within a ceramic layer of the substrate support. A wire connection portion extends from the contact plate and is configured to receive and retain a wire arranged to provide electrical power to the heating element. At least one of the contact plate and the wire connection portion comprises a first material having a first coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE) that is within 20% of a second CTE of the ceramic layer.

Publication date: 2020-03-26
Applicant: Lam Research Corporation
Inventors: Siyuan Tian

How are Lam Research Corporation’s applications performing in USPTO?

Application Number Title Status Art Unit Examiner
PCT/US19/40734 Rf Generator For Generating A Modulated Frequency Or An Inter-Modulated Frequency RO PROCESSING COMPLETED-PLACED IN STORAGE 2649
62/830,896 Cooling For An Inductive Plasma-Based Reactor Provisional Application Expired
16/136,799 Long-Life High-Power Terminals For Substrate Support With Embedded Heating Elements Patented Case 2848 Aychillhum, Andargie M