Industrial Innovation: Recreational Goods

Updated Time: 6 Sep 2018

The Recreational Goods Industry (limited to goods not covered in other industries) has a total of 37,928 granted patents and 92,874 patent applications distributed into 67,294 patent families. Based on the countries of patent applications, the key markets are Japan, USA and European Patent Office. The main technology areas are apparatus or arrangements for taking photographs or for projecting or viewing them, optical elements, systems, or apparatus and semiconductor devices; electric solid state devices. The top companies in this industry are NIKON, YAMAHA CORPORATION and YAMAHA MOTOR COMPANY.

107,454Total Patents

37,928 Grants

92,874 Applications

The Recreational Goods Industry (other) has a grant to application ratio of 0.408, which is approximately 1 patent granted for every 2.449 patent applications.

Recreational Goods, Other

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 61,070 patents.

  • USA
    USA

    USA comes in 2nd with a total of 18,878 patents.

  • European Patent Office
    European Patent Office

    European Patent Office rounds up the top 3 with a total of 5,698 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.

NEC Key Technologies

Valuable Patents

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

Rank Patent Title
1 TWI463532B 曝光装置、曝光方法、及元件制造方法
2 EP1713113B1 STAGE DRIVE METHOD AND STAGE DRIVE APPARATUS, EXPOSURE APPARATUS, AND DEVICE PRODUCING METHOD
3 KR101235523B1 STAGE DRIVE METHOD AND STAGE DRIVE APPARATUS, EXPOSURE APPARATUS, AND DEVICE PRODUCING METHOD
4 KR101225884B1 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MAINTAINING IMMERSION FLUID IN THE GAP UNDER THE PROJECTION LENS DURING WAFER EXCHANGE IN AN IMMERSION LITHOGRAPHY MACHINE
5 TWI393170B 位置测量方法、位置控制方法、测量方法、装载方法、曝光方法及曝光装置、及元件制造方法

Main Companies

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

Main Companies

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