L&T Electrical & Automation (E&A) has again filed more than 100 patent applications for its electrical and automation products during 2011-2012. This is the fifth consecutive year that E&A has achieved this feat and led the march for creation of intellectual property within various group companies of Larsen & Toubro.
E&A filed 162 patents applications along with 16 Trademark applications, 10 Design registrations and 9 Copyrights in 2011-12 which is an improved performance over the previous year. It also filed 10 international Patent applications through PCT (Patent Cooperation Treaty) during the year. From 1999-2000 to 2011-12, E&A has filed 856 Patent applications, 256 Design registrations, 110 Trademark applications and 20 Copyright applications.
Larsen & Toubro is a $11.7 billion technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing and financial services conglomerate, with global operations. L&T Electrical & Automation (E&A) is a business brand of the company.