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2016 Patent Ranking in Japan

- Update: Jun 6, 2023 -

Ranking based on publications issued in 2016.

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Patent acquisition ranking

Publication of application in 2016   - update: Jun 6, 2023 -

RankingApplicantnumberlast year rankinglast year numbernumber of acquisition in 2016
1st Canon Inc 7670 特許件数変わらず 1st 8244 4345(2nd)
2nd Toyota Motor Corporation 5128 特許件数変わらず 2nd 5710 3461(4th)
3rd Panasonic IP Management Co., Ltd. 4392 特許件数下降 7th 4043 4546(1st)
4th Seiko Epson Corporation 4032 特許件数下降 5th 4104 2449(6th)
5th Toshiba Corporation 3918 特許件数上昇 4th 4893 1771(11th)
6th Ricoh Company, Ltd 3717 特許件数変わらず 6th 4049 2316(7th)
7th Mitsubishi Electric Corporation 3648 特許件数上昇 3rd 4989 4252(3rd)
8th DENSO CORPORATION 3328 特許件数変わらず 8th 3217 2262(8th)
9th Fujitsu Limited 2866 特許件数変わらず 9th 3146 2570(5th)
10th Sharp corporation 2425 特許件数変わらず 10th 2579 1677(12th)
11th Sankyo Co., Ltd. 2144 特許件数下降 17th 1823 1547(18th)
12th KONICA MINOLTA, INC. 2109 特許件数下降 15th 2097 1550(17th)
13th Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. 2107 特許件数変わらず 13th 2171 1530(20th)
14th Kyogaku Sangyo. Corporation 2061 特許件数下降 25th 1397 1460(23th)
15th Hitachi, Ltd. 1835 特許件数下降 18th 1801 1624(14th)
16th Honda Motor Co., Ltd. 1820 特許件数上昇 12th 2271 2186(9th)
17th Kyocera Document Solutions Inc. 1773 特許件数下降 20th 1691 1505(21th)
18th Sanyo Bussan Co., Ltd. 1730 特許件数下降 27th 1375 1032(30th)
19th NEC Corporation 1701 特許件数上昇 14th 2122 1560(15th)
20th Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation 1650 特許件数上昇 16th 1929 1557(16th)

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Registered in 2016   - Update:Jun 6, 2023 -

RankingApplicantnumberlast year rankinglast year numbernumber of aplications in 2016
121th Kaneka Corporation 289 特許件数上昇99th 284 291(153th)
122th LG Electronics Incorporated 286 特許件数下降126th 242 480(87th)
123th Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd. 283 特許件数上昇89th 309 305(144th)
124th Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd. 281 特許件数下降148th 213 473(88th)
125th TOTO Corporation 279 特許件数上昇104th 274 463(91th)
126th Apple Incorporated 278 特許件数上昇117th 255 226(195th)
127th Toyota Central Research Institute Co., Ltd. 276 特許件数上昇113th 258 353(120th)
128th Toshiba Elevator Co., Ltd. 274 特許件数上昇122th 244 203(208th)
129th Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. 272 特許件数下降189th 162 322(138th)
130th Auto Network Technology Laboratory Co., Ltd. 271 特許件数上昇129th 239 618(60th)
131th Lintec Co., Ltd. 270 特許件数下降166th 188 203(208th)
131th Kayaba Industry Co., Ltd. 270 特許件数下降154th 204 180(231th)
133th Yahoo Japan Corporation 268 特許件数下降168th 186 258(169th)
133th Hitachi Maxell, Ltd. 268 特許件数上昇125th 243 294(151th)
135th Isuzu Motors Limited 265 特許件数上昇131th 236 616(61th)
136th OMRON Corporation 264 特許件数下降176th 178 337(128th)
137th Stanley Electric Co., Ltd. 263 特許件数上昇131th 236 340(126th)
138th Osaka Gas Co., Ltd. 256 特許件数下降152th 205 255(172th)
139th Fuji Machine Manufacturing Co., Ltd. 255 特許件数下降157th 199 212(203th)
140th Rinnai Corporation 253 特許件数下降209th 143 246(180th)
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