Tuesday, January 15, 2008

IFI Releases Top Patent Filers For 2007

IFI Patent Intelligence announced its annual compilation of the world’s top-ranked U.S. patent holders for 2007. According to the report, most of the top 25 companies attained fewer grants in 2007 than in 2006, with five exceptions including Samsung (up 11%), Microsoft (up 12% and now in the top 10), Denso Corp. (up 4%); Nokia (up 14%), and Seiko Epson (up 2 patents).

"The List":

1 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORP - 3148

2 SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO LTD KR - 2725

3 CANON K K JP - 1987

4 MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO LTD JP - 1941

5 INTEL CORP - 1865

6 MICROSOFT CORP - 1637

7 TOSHIBA CORP JP - 1549

8 SONY CORP JP - 1481

9 MICRON TECHNOLOGY INC - 1476

10 HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT CO L P - 1470

11 HITACHI LTD JP - 1397

12 FUJITSU LTD JP - 1315

13 SEIKO EPSON CORP JP - 1208

14 GENERAL ELECTRIC CO - 914

15 INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG DE - 856

16 DENSO CORP JP - 803

17 TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INC - 752

18 RICOH CO LTD JP - 728

19 HONDA MOTOR CO LTD JP - 719

20 SIEMENS AG DE - 700

21 LG ELECTRONICS INC KR - 684

22 NOKIA AB OY FI - 682

23 SHARP K K JP - 667

24 FUJIFILM CORP JP - 662

25 NEC CORP JP - 617

26 SUN MICROSYSTEMS INC - 610

27 CISCO TECHNOLOGY INC - 582

28 BOSCH, ROBERT GMBH DE - 569

29 KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N V NL - 560

30 HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC - 539

31 BROADCOM CORP - 533
SILVERBROOK RESEARCH PTY LTD AU - 533

33 XEROX CORP - 517
RENESAS TECHNOLOGY CORP JP - 517

35 EASTMAN KODAK CO - 493

See press release from IFI here (link)

2 Comentários:

Jeffrey said...

Does anyone know where to find a more comprehensive list of top patent filers?

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