This Google patent directed towards an electronic device with a graphical display element has been rated one of the most influential design patents in the field of recording, communication or information retrieval equipment. Google Inc. was awarded U.S. Patent D651613 entitled “Electronic device with a graphical display element” on January 3, 2012. The patent has been cited 98 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 D651613
Google filed this patent on May 10, 2010 giving it a processing time of 603 days (compared to an average processing time of 428 in the field). They have a total number of 15211 patents. The first named inventor is Hector Ouilhet of Tokyo, Tokyo. The patent was allowed by primary examiner Karen E Kearney.
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