Kodak (Eastman Kodak Company) has a total of 76,806 granted patents and 45,404 patent applications distributed into 49,077 patent families. Based on the countries of patent applications, the key markets for Eastman Kodak Company are USA, European Patent Office and Germany. The main technology areas are photosensitive materials for photographic purposes, apparatus or arrangements for taking photographs or for projecting or viewing them 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 35,698 patents.
European Patent Office comes in 2nd with a total of 11,621 patents.
Germany rounds up the top 3 with a total of 11,044 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||US6872472||Providing an organic electroluminescent device having stacked electroluminescent units|
|2||US6899994||On-press developable IR sensitive printing plates using binder resins having polyethylene oxide segments|
|3||EP1193910B8||Implementing a continued packet-switched radio connection by informing the base station that a continued uplink TBF (Temporary Block Flow) connection is necessary|
|4||US7082211||Method and system for enhancing portrait images|
|5||EP1464487B1||Method of making a positive photosensitive lithographic printing plate|