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Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha Patent Portfolio Statistics

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Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha`s Profile

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 Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha look like?

Total Applications: 26278
Granted Patents: 18394
Grant Index 73.36 %
Abandoned/Rejected Applications: 6681 (26.64%)
In-Process Applications: 1175
Average Grant Time: 2.78 Years
Average Office Actions: 1.54

Which Technology Area Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha is filing most patents in? (Last 10 years)

Art Unit Definition Total Applications
2871 Optics 2279
2852 Printing/Measuring and Testing 1107
2875 Optics 703
2625 Selective Visual Display Systems 563
2629 477

How many patents are Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha filing every year?

Year Total Applications
2022 0*
2021 628*
2020 938
2019 1485
2018 1297

*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 Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha in USPTO?

Publication number: US20170363798A1

Abstract:
A lighting device includes LEDs 17, a light guide plate 19, a reflection sheet 40, an exit light reflection portion 41 on a light exit surface 19 a side of the light guide plate 19, opposite plate surface-side convex lenticular lens portions 44 and the flat portions 45 on the opposite plate surface 19 c of the light guide plate 19. The occupied ratio of the opposite plate surface-side convex lenticular lens portions 44 with respect to the second direction is relatively low in a portion near the light entrance surface 19 b in the first direction and is relatively high in a portion far away from the light entrance surface. The flat portions 45 have a relatively high occupied ratio to the opposite plate surface 19 c with respect to the second direction in a portion near the light entrance surface 19 b in the first direction and have a relatively low occupied ratio in a portion far away from the light entrance surface 19 b.

Publication date: 2017-12-21
Applicant: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
Inventors: Hirayama Yoshinobu


Publication number: US20150062460A1

Abstract:
In a mobile terminal and the method for manufacturing the mobile terminal, the bonding strength between a glass panel and a resin housing is ensured, as well as ensuring as large display area as possible. The width of a touch panel 4 is set greater than that of a glass panel 3, and insert molding is performed such that a corner space 7 formed between a protruding part of the touch panel 4 and a side surface of the glass panel 3 is covered by resin 14 forming a housing 2 in the state in which the touch panel 4 is bonded to a rear surface of the glass panel 3.

Publication date: 2015-03-05
Applicant: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
Inventors: Satoshi Yamada


How are Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha’s applications performing in USPTO?

Application Number Title Status Art Unit Examiner
15533946 Display Backlight Having Lightguide With Variable Density Light Extraction Elements Patented Case 2875 Negron, Ismael
14389897 Mobile Terminal And Method For Manufacturing The Same Abandoned — Failure to Respond to an Office Action 2623 Sharifi-Tafreshi, Koosha