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2012 Patent Ranking in Japan

- Update: Nov 25, 2021 -

Ranking based on publications issued in 2012.

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Publication of application in 2012   - update: Nov 25, 2021 -

RankingApplicantnumberlast year rankinglast year numbernumber of acquisition in 2012
101th Fujikura Ltd. 461 特許件数上昇 75th 534 330(120th)
102th Yamaha Corporation 455 特許件数上昇 72th 547 600(61th)
103th Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited 453 特許件数上昇 93th 464 620(59th)
104th Yokogawa Electric Corporation 438 特許件数上昇 68th 573 494(77th)
105th Telefon Acty Bora Get Elm Ericson (Pubble) 437 特許件数下降 118th 371 426(96th)
106th Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. 436 特許件数下降 107th 416 382(108th)
107th Mitsubishi Motors Corporation 433 特許件数下降 156th 280 276(144th)
108th Samsung Electro-Mechanics Company Limited. 432 特許件数下降 139th 323 154(243th)
109th International Business Machines Corporation 428 特許件数下降 126th 355 768(43th)
110th Disco Co., Ltd. 420 特許件数上昇 104th 429 199(197th)
111th Microsoft corporation 416 特許件数下降 124th 365 727(45th)
111th Kyocera Mita Co., Ltd. 416 特許件数上昇 27th 1514 280(142th)
113th 3M Innovative Properties Company 412 特許件数上昇 81th 497 314(125th)
114th Showa Denko Co., Ltd. 406 特許件数上昇 79th 513 478(79th)
115th Nippon Special Ceramics Co., Ltd. 404 特許件数下降 132th 331 418(99th)
116th Yoshino Industry Co., Ltd. 399 特許件数下降 123th 366 532(73th)
117th Yanmar Co., Ltd. 398 特許件数上昇 84th 476 316(124th)
118th Toyota Central Research Institute Co., Ltd. 396 特許件数上昇 103th 434 415(100th)
119th KDDI CORPORATION 395 特許件数下降 120th 368 366(112th)
120th Toshiba Elevator Co., Ltd. 388 特許件数下降 121th 367 146(256th)

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Registered in 2012   - Update:Nov 25, 2021 -

RankingApplicantnumberlast year rankinglast year numbernumber of aplications in 2012
1st Panasonic Corporation 8071 特許件数変わらず1st 6711 8925(1st)
2nd Canon Inc 5013 特許件数下降4th 4183 7187(2nd)
3rd Toyota Motor Corporation 4606 特許件数変わらず3rd 4238 5382(5th)
4th Mitsubishi Electric Corporation 4460 特許件数下降6th 3600 5058(6th)
5th Toshiba Corporation 4366 特許件数変わらず5th 3655 6349(3rd)
6th Ricoh Company, Ltd 3540 特許件数下降7th 3311 4410(7th)
7th Fujitsu Limited 3225 特許件数下降11th 2863 3031(11th)
8th Honda motor industry stock company 3015 特許件数下降9th 2938 2557(14th)
9th Sharp corporation 2979 特許件数下降10th 2871 3880(8th)
10th Hitachi, Ltd. 2897 特許件数下降14th 2430 2389(15th)
11th Sony Corporation 2855 特許件数上昇2nd 4247 3159(9th)
12th Seiko Epson Corporation 2711 特許件数上昇8th 2945 5445(4th)
13th DENSO CORPORATION 2569 特許件数変わらず13th 2678 3028(12th)
14th FUJIFILM Corporation 2275 特許件数下降15th 2130 3146(10th)
15th NEC 2247 特許件数下降18th 1809 2781(13th)
16th Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd 1960 特許件数上昇12th 2679 1628(22th)
17th Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. 1887 特許件数下降19th 1763 2069(16th)
18th Brother Industries, Ltd. 1700 特許件数下降20th 1720 1921(18th)
19th Kyocera Corporation 1679 特許件数上昇17th 1840 1819(19th)
20th Nissan Motor Co., Ltd 1573 特許件数下降21th 1554 1104(37th)
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