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2012 Patent Ranking in Japan

- Update: Nov 30, 2023 -

Ranking based on publications issued in 2012.

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Patent acquisition ranking

Publication of application in 2012   - update: Nov 30, 2023 -

RankingApplicantnumberlast year rankinglast year numbernumber of acquisition in 2012
1st Panasonic Corporation 8925 特許件数変わらず 1st 7870 8071(1st)
2nd Canon Inc 7187 特許件数変わらず 2nd 6498 5013(2nd)
3rd Toshiba Corporation 6349 特許件数変わらず 3rd 5997 4366(5th)
4th Seiko Epson Corporation 5445 特許件数変わらず 4th 5827 2711(12th)
5th Toyota Motor Corporation 5382 特許件数下降 6th 4934 4606(3rd)
6th Mitsubishi Electric Corporation 5058 特許件数上昇 5th 5175 4460(4th)
7th Ricoh Company, Ltd 4410 特許件数変わらず 7th 4213 3540(6th)
8th Sharp corporation 3880 特許件数変わらず 8th 3724 2979(9th)
9th Sony Corporation 3159 特許件数変わらず 9th 3568 2855(11th)
10th FUJIFILM Corporation 3146 特許件数変わらず 10th 3347 2275(14th)
11th Fujitsu Limited 3031 特許件数下降 13th 2979 3225(7th)
12th DENSO CORPORATION 3028 特許件数下降 16th 2364 2569(13th)
13th NEC 2781 特許件数上昇 11th 3261 2247(15th)
14th Honda motor industry stock company 2557 特許件数上昇 12th 3110 3015(8th)
15th Hitachi, Ltd. 2389 特許件数変わらず 15th 2469 2897(10th)
16th Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. 2069 特許件数下降 25th 1642 1887(17th)
17th Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd 1961 特許件数下降 29th 1374 950(33th)
18th Brother Industries, Ltd. 1921 特許件数下降 21th 1866 1700(18th)
19th Kyocera Corporation 1819 特許件数変わらず 19th 1895 1679(19th)
20th Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc. 1752 特許件数下降 24th 1684 1028(29th)

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Registered in 2012   - Update:Nov 30, 2023 -

RankingApplicantnumberlast year rankinglast year numbernumber of aplications in 2012
21th Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation 1572 特許件数下降22th 1516 1735(21th)
22th Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd. 1185 特許件数下降23th 1323 1480(25th)
23th Kao Corporation 1148 特許件数下降25th 1110 973(41th)
24th Nippon Steel Corporation 1102 特許件数変わらず24th 1126 633(62th)
25th JFE Steel Corporation 1081 特許件数下降27th 1059 1124(36th)
26th Casio Computer Co., Ltd. 1076 特許件数下降30th 893 1037(40th)
27th Toppan Printing Co., Ltd. 1069 特許件数下降29th 1001 1262(30th)
28th Renesas Electronics Corporation 1067 特許件数上昇26th 1109 1347(29th)
29th Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc. 1028 特許件数下降33th 863 1752(20th)
30th Nikon Corporation 1020 特許件数下降36th 814 1624(23th)
31th National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology 960 特許件数下降35th 824 517(83th)
32th Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. 952 特許件数上昇31th 872 516(84th)
33th Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd 950 特許件数下降40th 752 1961(17th)
34th Chugoku Electric Power Co., Inc. 933 特許件数下降62th 506 812(49th)
35th Qualcomm Incorporated 912 特許件数下降56th 548 1473(26th)
36th Bridgestone Corporation 909 特許件数上昇34th 832 1370(28th)
37th Tokyo Electron Limited 902 特許件数下降41th 739 714(53th)
38th NTT DoCoMo, Inc. 837 特許件数上昇37th 781 843(46th)
39th Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. 834 特許件数下降47th 638 1443(27th)
40th Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd. 784 特許件数下降45th 658 1203(31th)
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