Industrial Innovation: Textiles – Apparel Clothing

Updated Time: 4 Jul 2017

The Consumer Textiles Industry has a total of 731 granted patents and 2,459 patent applications distributed into 1,918 patent families. Based on the countries of patent applications, the key markets are Japan, USA and WIPO(PCT). The main technology areas are layered products, i.e. products built-up of strata of flat or non-flat, Shirts; underwear; baby linen; handkerchiefs and outerwear; protective garments; accessories. The top companies in this industry are グンゼ (Gunze) and UNDER ARMOUR.

2,599Total Patents

731 Grants

2,459 Applications

The Consumer Textiles Industry has a grant to application ratio of 0.297, which is approximately 1 patent granted for every 3.364 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 1,613 patents.

  • USA
    USA

    USA comes in 2nd with a total of 236 patents.

  • Wipro
    WIPO(PCT)

    WIPO(PCT) rounds up the top 3 with a total of 178 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 EP2218755B1 POLYAMIC ACID SOLUTION COMPOSITION HAVING CARBON BLACK DISPERSED THEREIN, PROCESS FOR PRODUCTION OF SEMICONDUCTIVE POLYIMIDE RESIN BELT USING THE COMPOSITION, AND SEMICONDUCTIVE POLYIMIDE RESIN BELT
2 KR101449694B1 Carbon-black-dispersed polyamic acid solution composition, and process for producing semiconductive polyimide resin belt therewith
3 EP2003685B1 SURFACE PROTECTIVE TAPE FOR semiconductor wafers for use during BACK GRINDING AND substrate FILM FOR THE SURFACE PROTECTIVE TAPE
4 EP2039714B1 BIO-DEGRADABLE/ABSORBABLE POLYMER HAVING REDUCED METAL CATALYST CONTENT, AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCTION THEREOF
5 TW201200048A WATERPROOF BREATHABLE FABRIC AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME

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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