Bosch has a total of 140,793 granted patents and 190,330 patent applications distributed into 110,121 patent families. Based on the countries of patent applications, the key markets for Bosch are Germany, European Patent Office and USA. The main technology areas are supplying combustion engines in general with combustible mixtures or constituents, controlling combustion engines and vehicle brake control systems or parts.
By showing the geographic breakdown of the company‘s patent portfolio, it is possible to determine the territorial markets that the company is focusing on.
Germany is the top country/region for patent coverage with a total of 76,773 patents.
European Patent Office comes in 2nd with a total of 34,477 patents.
USA rounds up the top 3 with a total of 31,456 patents.
Through grouping the company's patents into their various technology areas, it is possible to identify the core competence of the company.
The ranking below shows some of the most valuable and core patents in this company's portfolio.
|1||DE10211284B4||Bussystem aus wenigstens zwei Datenbussen|
|2||AU2006237309B2||Household appliance comprising a locking device|
|4||US8697275||Rechargeable battery having an extendable case region|
|5||CN1135045C||Method of allocating access rights to telecommunications channel to subscriber stations of telecommunications network and subscriber station|