Based on U.S. Patents Granted in 2021

Top Inventors List

Harrity Patent Analytics is excited to present The Top Inventors List. The Top Inventors List is based on the total number of U.S. utility patents that issued in 2021 where the inventor was listed on the front of the utility patents.  Attempts to correct typographical errors have been made.  In addition to the inventor name, we have included the company, and the inventor country.

RankInventorCompanyCountry2021 Patents
1Frederick E. Shelton, IVJohnson & JohnsonUS325
2Tao LuoQualcommUS321
3Kangguo ChengInternational Business Machines (IBM)US270
4Wanshi ChenQualcommUS255
5Peter GaalQualcommUS230
6Junyi LiQualcommUS219
7Kijun KimLG CorporationKR193
8Shan LiuTencent HoldingsUS189
9Sarbajit K. RakshitInternational Business Machines (IBM)IN187
10Jason L. HarrisJohnson & JohnsonUS177
11Shunpei YamazakiSemiconductor Energy Laboratory CoJP175
12Justin T. MasonMS Technologies (MST)US168
13Hanbyul SeoLG CorporationKR164
13Jing SunQualcommUS164
15Yunjung YiLG CorporationKR163
15Hai TangBBK ElectronicsCN163
17Chen-Hua YuTaiwan Semiconductor (TSMC)TW161
18Xiaoxia ZhangQualcommUS148
19Alexander ReznicekInternational Business Machines (IBM)US134
20Satoshi NagataNippon Telegraph & Telephone (NTT)JP133

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