HP has a total of 56,274 granted patents and 52,275 patent applications distributed into 39,208 patent families. Based on the countries of patent applications, the key markets for HP are USA, European Patent Office and Japan. The main technology areas are electric digital data processing, typewriters; selective printing mechanisms and pictorial communication.
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.
USA is the top country/region for patent coverage with a total of 33,050 patents.
European Patent Office comes in 2nd with a total of 10,725 patents.
Japan rounds up the top 3 with a total of 10,184patents.
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||EP1558937B1||ACTIVE NETWORK DEFENSE SYSTEM AND METHOD|
|2||US7677714||Inkjet inks providing improved wet smudge on porous print media|
|3||US7150516||Integrated circuit and method for manufacturing|
|4||US7377972||Cosolvents in printing fluids|
|5||US6616260||Robust bit scheme for a memory of a replaceable printer component|