Industrial Innovation: Major Diversified Foods

Updated Time: 6 Sep 2018

The Major Diversified Foods Industry has a total of 19,573 granted patents and 31,811 patent applications distributed into 17,121 patent families. Based on the countries of patent applications, the key markets are Japan, USA and European Patent Office. The main technology areas are Foods or non-alcoholic beverages, not covered by subclasses A21D or A23B-A23J, preparations for medical, dental, or toilet purposes and containers for storage or transport of articles or materials,. The top companies in this industry are AJINOMOTO, SOC DES PROD CHIMS NESTLE and KEWPIE CORPORATION.

38,482Total Patents

19,573 Grants

31,811 Applications

The Major Diversified Foods Industry has a grant to application ratio of 0.615, which is approximately 1 patent granted for every 1.625 patent applications.

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Geographic Breakdown

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.

TOP 3 Countries

  • Japan
    Japan

    Japan is the top country/region for patent coverage with a total of 9,326 patents.

  • USA
    USA

    USA comes in 2nd with a total of 5,372 patents.

  • European Patent Office
    European Patent Office

    European Patent Office rounds up the top 3 with a total of 4,237 patents.

Key Technologies

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.

Key Technologies

Valuable Patents

The ranking below shows some of the most valuable and important patents in this industry.

Rank Patent Title
1 CA2470638C CLOSED CAPSULE WITH OPENING MEANS
2 EP1350435B1 Compositions and methods for promoting lipid assimilation in pets
3 CA2409286C DOG & CAT FOOD COMPOSITIONS HAVING A PROBIOTIC LACTOBACILLUS STRAIN
4 US7964233 Production of whole grain shredded products
5 AU747599C Antitumor agents

Main Companies

This shows the top companies in this industry based on their patent output, providing an approximation of each their innovation rate.

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