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2018 Patent Ranking in Japan

- Update: Apr 15, 2021 -

Ranking based on publications issued in 2018.

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Publication of application in 2018   - update: Apr 15, 2021 -

RankingApplicantnumberlast year rankinglast year numbernumber of acquisition in 2018
200th Calsonic Kansei Corporation 216 特許件数下降 211th 247 119(245th)
202th F. Hoffman-La Roche Age 215 特許件数下降 240th 213 133(223th)
202th Unicharm Co., Ltd. 215 特許件数上昇 152th 353 345(89th)
204th HOYA Corporation 213 特許件数上昇 185th 291 218(136th)
204th Huawei Technologies Company Limited 213 特許件数下降 259th 192 131(227th)
206th Nidec Sankyo Corporation 211 特許件数下降 234th 220 130(230th)
207th Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd. 210 特許件数上昇 191th 279 131(227th)
207th Ethicon LLC 210 特許件数下降 800th 41 0(23370th)
209th Takenaka Corporation 209 特許件数下降 255th 197 174(172th)
210th Novartis Age 207 特許件数下降 237th 214 147(201th)
210th Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. 207 特許件数下降 411th 102 66(399th)
212th YKK AP Co., Ltd. 204 特許件数下降 276th 168 153(194th)
213th Noritsu Co., Ltd. 203 特許件数下降 229th 225 136(217th)
214th Philip Morris Products Societe Anonymous 202 特許件数下降 307th 144 48(524th)
214th Fuji Corporation 202 特許件数上昇 180th 294 241(124th)
214th Daicel Corporation 202 特許件数上昇 201th 265 134(220th)
217th Apple Incorporated 201 特許件数下降 224th 228 203(149th)
217th Nissan Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. 201 特許件数上昇 115th 442 150(199th)
219th Toshiba Mitsubishi Electric Industrial Systems Co., Ltd. 199 特許件数上昇 188th 286 152(196th)
220th Mitsubishi Electric Building Techno Service Co., Ltd. 197 特許件数下降 233th 222 174(172th)

Patent applications ranking

Patent acquisition ranking

Registered in 2018   - Update:Apr 15, 2021 -

RankingApplicantnumberlast year rankinglast year numbernumber of aplications in 2018
1st Mitsubishi Electric Corporation 4252 特許件数変わらず1st 4407 4288(4th)
2nd Canon Inc 4192 特許件数変わらず2nd 3926 6780(1st)
3rd DENSO CORPORATION 2837 特許件数下降9th 1831 2652(7th)
4th Toyota Motor Corporation 2663 特許件数変わらず4th 2796 5148(2nd)
5th Panasonic IP Management Co., Ltd. 2575 特許件数上昇3rd 2953 4674(3rd)
6th Ricoh Company, Ltd 1970 特許件数上昇5th 2419 2291(9th)
7th Seiko Epson Corporation 1919 特許件数下降8th 1987 2747(6th)
8th Fujitsu Limited 1764 特許件数上昇7th 2400 2923(5th)
9th Sankyo Co., Ltd. 1599 特許件数下降11th 1472 1723(16th)
10th Toshiba Corporation 1532 特許件数変わらず10th 1705 2411(8th)
11th Honda Motor Co., Ltd. 1524 特許件数上昇6th 2405 1796(14th)
12th Kyocera Document Solutions Inc. 1459 特許件数下降24th 1117 1920(12th)
13th Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation 1309 特許件数下降22th 1208 1487(20th)
14th NEC Corporation 1301 特許件数変わらず14th 1354 1696(17th)
15th Hitachi, Ltd. 1268 特許件数下降16th 1334 1799(13th)
16th Mazda Corporation Inc 1251 特許件数下降20th 1299 895(36th)
17th FUJIFILM Corporation 1243 特許件数下降19th 1310 1337(23th)
18th Sharp corporation 1234 特許件数下降21th 1259 1456(21th)
19th Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. 1219 特許件数上昇13th 1441 1601(18th)
20th Brother Industries, Ltd. 1205 特許件数上昇15th 1340 1134(29th)
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