Industrial Innovation: Broad Line Semiconductors

Updated Time: 4 Jul 2017

The Broad Line Semiconductors Industry has a total of 458,649 granted patents and 702,986 patent applications distributed into 523,607 patent families. Based on the countries of patent applications, the key markets are USA, Japan and South Korea. The main technology areas are semiconductor devices; electric solid state devices, electric digital data processing and static stores. The top companies in this industry are FUJITSU, SK HYNIX and INTEL.

876,958Total Patents

458,649 Grants

702,986 Applications

The Broad Line Semiconductors Industry has a grant to application ratio of 0.652, which is approximately 1 patent granted for every 1.533 patent applications.

Semiconductor – Broad Line

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

  • USA
    USA

    USA is the top country/region for patent coverage with a total of 286,480 patents.

  • Japan
    Japan

    Japan comes in 2nd with a total of 222,515 patents.

  • South Korea
    South Korea

    South Korea rounds up the top 3 with a total of 115,832 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 US20110272823A1 THROUGH SUBSTRATE VIAS
2 JP2947350B2 液晶表示装置
3 KR101351170B1 CAMERA APPLICATIONS IN A HANDHELD DEVICE
4 US20110128787A1 RIPPLE PROGRAMMING OF MEMORY CELLS IN A NONVOLATILE MEMORY
5 US8982880 Communication path switching for mobile devices

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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