Company Profile: LG Electronics

Updated Time: 6 Sep 2018

LG Electronics has a total of 161,261 granted patents and 208,679 patent applications distributed into 187,360 patent families. Based on the countries of patent applications, the key markets for LG Electronics are South Korea, USA and China. The main technology areas are pictorial communication, transmission and information storage based on relative movement between record carrier and transducer.

261,082Total Patents

161,261 Grants

208,679 Applications

LG Electronics has a grant to application ratio of 0.773, which is approximately 1 patent granted for every 1.294 patent applications.

LG Electronics

Geographic Breakdown

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.

TOP 3 Countries

  • South Korea
    South Korea

    South Korea is the top country/region for patent coverage with a total of 172,262 patents.

  • USA
    USA

    USA comes in 2nd with a total of 27,271 patents.

  • China
    China

    China rounds up the top 3 with a total of 21,466patents.

Key Technologies

Through grouping the company's patents into their various technology areas, it is possible to identify the core competence of the company.

LG Electronics

Valuable Patents

The ranking below shows some of the most valuable and core patents in this company's portfolio.

Rank Patent Title
1 KR100949979B1 A METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DECODING/ENCODING A VIDEO SIGNAL
2 KR100506864B1 METHOD OF DETERMINING MOTION VECTOR
3 KR100491530B1 METHOD OF DETERMINING MOTION VECTOR
4 CA2730576C VIRTUAL CHANNEL TABLE FOR A BROADCAST PROTOCOL AND METHOD OF BROADCASTING AND RECEIVING BROADCAST SIGNALS USING THE SAME
5 KR100693669B1 DETERMINATION OF A REFERENCE PICTURE FOR PROCESSING A FIELD MACROBLOCK