The Diversified Electronics Industry has a total of 393,225 granted patents and 1,090,911 patent applications distributed into 883,412 patent families. Based on the countries of patent applications, the key markets are Japan, USA and South Korea. The main technology areas are electric digital data processing, semiconductor devices; electric solid state devices and pictorial communication. The top companies in this industry are CANON, NEC and MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC.
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.
Japan is the top country/region for patent coverage with a total of 729,881 patents.
USA comes in 2nd with a total of 192,778patents.
South Korea rounds up the top 3 with a total of 57,073 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||US20110239022A1||COMMUNICATION APPARATUS AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME|
|3||US20110266036A1||LAMINATE TYPE CERAMIC ELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SAME|
|4||EP2348721B1||Randomly accessible video information recording method and playback device|
|5||EP1699141B1||Spread spectrum communication method|
This shows the top companies in this industry based on their patent output, providing an approximation of each their innovation rate.