The Internet Information Provider Industry has a total of 34,367 granted patents and 90,761 patent applications distributed into 62,472 patent families. Based on the countries of patent applications, the key markets are USA, WIPO(PCT) and Japan. The main technology areas are electric digital data processing, transmission of digital information and wireless communication networks. The top companies in this industry are ZTE, GOOGLE and BROTHER INDUSTRIES.
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.
USA is the top country/region for patent coverage with a total of 30,128 patents.
WIPO(PCT) comes in 2nd with a total of 21,989 patents.
Japan rounds up the top 3 with a total of 16,992 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||US20110202517A1||SEARCH OVER STRUCTURED DATA|
|2||US20110202520A1||NAVIGATION ASSISTANCE FOR SEARCH ENGINES|
|3||US8866923||Modular camera and printer|
|4||EP1503341B1||System and method for measuring and quantizing document quality|
|5||US8244962||Command processor for a data storage device|
This shows the top companies in this industry based on their patent output, providing an approximation of each their innovation rate.