Little Neck, N.Y.-based Leviton Manufacturing was ranked No. 1 for the second consecutive year by the Patent Board, Chicago, a leading provider of best practices research, tools and metrics for patent analysis and intellectual property investment. The Patent Board tracks and analyzes innovation, movement, and the business value of patent assets across a wide variety of industries on a global basis.

Leviton was ranked No. 1 on the Patent Scorecard in the area of industrial components and fixtures. “We are pleased that our patent portfolio was so highly ranked by the Patent Board,” says Donald J. Hendler, president and CEO of Leviton. “As part of our intellectual property, our patents represent strongly valued strategic assets that distinguish our products in the industry and which, as a primary business objective, we work diligently to protect.”