The Diversified Machinery Industry has a total of 561,765 granted patents and 1,286,920 patent applications distributed into 1,003,248 patent families. Based on the countries of patent applications, the key markets are Japan, USA and Germany. The main technology areas are semiconductor devices; electric solid state devices, electric digital data processing and information storage based on relative movement between record carrier and transducer. The top companies in this industry are PANASONIC, TOSHIBA and FUJITSU.
By showing the geographic breakdown of the patents in this technology field, it is possible to determine the territorial markets in which the technology field is prominent or which markets have opportunities for development.
Japan is the top country/region for patent coverage with a total of 760,386 patents.
USA comes in 2nd with a total of 233,778patents.
Germany rounds up the top 3 with a total of 120,121 patents.
Through grouping the patents in the technology field into their various technology areas, it is possible to identify the core technology areas of this field.
The ranking below shows some of the most valuable and important patents in this industry.
|1||CN100508609C||Moving picture decoding method and device|
|2||EP1414245B1||MOVING PICTURE CODING METHOD AND DEVICE|
|3||US20110091868A1||NOVEL ANTIGEN CONSTRUCTS USEFUL IN THE DETECTION AND DIFFERENTIATION OF ANTIBODIES TO HIV|
|4||US20110202527A1||DISTANCE-SPACE EMBEDDING FOR MULTI-DESCRIPTOR MATCHING AND RETRIEVAL|
|5||US20110278263A1||GAS-INSULATED HIGH-VOLTAGE SWITCH|
This shows the top companies in this industry based on their patent output, providing an approximation of each their innovation rate.