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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
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:Apr 15, 2021 -

RankingApplicantnumberlast year rankinglast year numbernumber of aplications in 2018
21th KONICA MINOLTA, INC. 1150 特許件数上昇12th 1469 2115(11th)
22th Kyocera Corporation 1022 特許件数上昇18th 1327 1317(24th)
23th Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation 977 特許件数下降35th 766 1065(30th)
24th Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd. 945 特許件数上昇23th 1172 1274(25th)
25th Nissan Motor Co., Ltd 928 特許件数下降28th 907 712(53th)
26th Sanyo Bussan Co., Ltd. 855 特許件数下降30th 892 2173(10th)
27th Koninklijke Philips N.V. 843 特許件数下降32th 864 848(38th)
28th Qualcomm Incorporated 840 特許件数下降33th 863 836(40th)
29th JFE Steel Corporation 830 特許件数上昇25th 1043 834(41th)
30th Olympus Corporation 824 特許件数上昇17th 1328 1162(27th)
31th Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. 817 特許件数下降37th 731 1058(31th)
32th Yazaki Corporation 808 特許件数上昇31th 883 752(49th)
33th Newgin Co., Ltd. 768 特許件数下降51th 514 489(84th)
34th Sony Corporation 734 特許件数下降36th 761 1263(26th)
35th Casio Computer Co., Ltd. 728 特許件数下降44th 601 766(48th)
36th Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd 724 特許件数上昇27th 972 1765(15th)
37th Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. 723 特許件数下降38th 683 1000(33th)
38th Kao Corporation 716 特許件数上昇34th 786 808(44th)
39th Daiichi Shokai Co., Ltd. 702 特許件数下降42th 603 1533(19th)
40th FANUC CORPORATION 605 特許件数下降103th 304 650(59th)
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