Honda has a total of 77,205 granted patents and 168,900 patent applications distributed into 115,543 patent families. Based on the countries of patent applications, the key markets for Honda Motor are Japan, USA and European Patent Office. The main technology areas are information storage based on relative movement between record carrier and transducer, motor vehicles; trailers and direct conversion of chemical to electrical energy.
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.
Japan is the top country/region for patent coverage with a total of 105,718 patents.
USA comes in 2nd with a total of 32,381 patents.
European Patent Office rounds up the top 3 with a total of 10,144 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||EP2292487B1||Control apparatus for hybrid vehicle|
|3||TWI359087B||VEHICULAR POWER SUPPLY SYSTEM|
|5||EP1466706B1||GAIT GENERATION DEVICE FOR LEGGED MOBILE ROBOT|