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Most patents held by a person

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  • Who: Shunpei Yamazaki

  • What: Most patents held by a person

  • Where: Japan

Shunpei Yamazaki (Japan), president of Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co. Ltd (Japan), holds a total of 6,314 patents as of 10 March 2011.

The patents are held in 12 different countries.

 

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