Universal Display Corporation, the Ewing, New Jersey-based company known for its UniversalPHOLED® technology and materials, announced that the company was granted its 2000th patent. The company reported that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted Universal U.S. Patent No. 9,231,218 (the ‘218 Patent) for a novel family of “Phosphorescent Emitters”. Additionally, USPTO issued UDC its 2,001st patent on the same day, U.S. Patent No. 9,231,227 (the ‘227 Patent) for a novel “OLED Display Architecture”.
“The issuance of the ‘218 and ‘227 Patents adds to our vast and growing global OLED IP portfolio,” said Steven V. Abramson, president and CEO of Universal Display. “As a company, we are constantly driving invention at both the architectural and molecular levels.”
Universal Display Corporation (UDC) notes that its OLED IP portfolio consists of several enabling OLED technologies and currently includes more than 3,600 patents (2,000+ issued and 1,600+ pending) worldwide, including the U.S., China, India, Europe, Australia, Brazil, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and Israel. The company believes that these patents affirm the unique nature of its research over the last twenty years. UDC says that the company’s significant technology advancements will continue to bolster two of its key business segments, OLED material sales and OLED device licensing.