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Philips ranked #18 Holder of Pervasive Neurotech Intellectual Property*

philips logoDutch multi­na­tion­al com­pa­ny Philips is known for its health­care, light­ing, and con­sumer lifestyle prod­ucts. Includ­ed in these prod­ucts are a num­ber of health mon­i­tor­ing and com­mu­ni­ca­tion appli­ca­tions that relate to non­in­va­sive neu­rotech­nol­o­gy. A recent part­ner­ship with Emo­tiv explores the brain-con­trolled elec­tron­ics oppor­tu­ni­ties for patients with neu­rode­gen­er­a­tive dis­or­ders like ALS, (Amy­otroph­ic lat­er­al scle­ro­sis, a pro­gres­sive neu­rode­gen­er­a­tive dis­ease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord.

  • Loca­tion: Ams­ter­dam, Nether­lands
  • Stock Tick­er: NYSE:PHG
  • Num­ber of employ­ees: 10,000+
  • Per­va­sive neu­rotech US patent grants: 11
  • Per­va­sive neu­rotech US pend­ing appli­ca­tions: 43

*Philips ranked #18 in Sharp­Brains’ Per­va­sive Neu­rotech IP Strength Index, thanks to patents such as:

  • US7138902: Per­son­al med­ical device com­mu­ni­ca­tion sys­tem and method
  • US8556951: Sys­tem and method of titrat­ing a pho­tother­a­py regime using real-time EEG read­ings
  • US8535223: Wire­less patient mon­i­tor­ing using stream­ing of med­ical data with body-cou­pled com­mu­ni­ca­tion

To learn more about Sharp­Brains’ take on the orga­ni­za­tion’s #Per­va­siveNeu­rotech IP port­fo­lio, and over­all data and trends, click on Per­va­sive Neu­rotech­nol­o­gy: A Ground­break­ing Analy­sis of 10,000+ Patent Fil­ings Trans­form­ing Med­i­cine, Health, Enter­tain­ment, and Busi­ness.

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