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2018 Patent Ranking in Japan

- Update: Feb 25, 2021 -

Ranking based on publications issued in 2018.

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Publication of application in 2018   - update: Feb 25, 2021 -

RankingApplicantnumberlast year rankinglast year numbernumber of acquisition in 2018
161th Nichia Corporation 267 特許件数下降 195th 277 308(103th)
162th Nippon Kayaku Co., Ltd. 265 特許件数上昇 147th 367 100(285th)
163th JVC Kenwood Co., Ltd. 264 特許件数変わらず 163th 330 195(154th)
163th Alps Electric Co., Ltd. 264 特許件数上昇 128th 411 250(120th)
165th Topcon Co., Ltd. 263 特許件数下降 219th 238 89(320th)
166th Sumitomo Heavy Industries Ltd. 260 特許件数下降 197th 273 239(125th)
166th Showa Denko Co., Ltd. 260 特許件数上昇 129th 409 152(196th)
168th LG Electronics Incorporated 257 特許件数上昇 110th 466 422(60th)
168th Keihin Co., Ltd. 257 特許件数下降 250th 203 104(277th)
168th Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. 257 特許件数上昇 161th 335 326(95th)
168th NEC Platforms Co., Ltd. 257 特許件数下降 186th 290 310(101th)
172th Panasonic Corporation 256 特許件数上昇 134th 402 190(156th)
172th Applied Materials Incorporated 256 特許件数下降 207th 254 158(188th)
174th Yanmar Co., Ltd. 255 特許件数上昇 145th 368 310(101th)
174th Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd. 255 特許件数下降 252th 200 183(164th)
176th GS Yuasa Co., Ltd. 251 特許件数下降 181th 293 188(158th)
177th Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. 250 特許件数下降 181th 293 210(142th)
178th Taisei Corporation 248 特許件数下降 179th 297 243(123th)
179th Kuraray Co., Ltd. 247 特許件数上昇 109th 467 204(147th)
180th Toshiba Lifestyle Corporation 246 特許件数上昇 169th 312 202(150th)

Patent applications ranking

Patent acquisition ranking

Registered in 2018   - Update:Feb 25, 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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