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Industrial Innovation: Multimedia & Graphics Software

Updated Time: 6 Sep 2018

The Multimedia & Graphics Software Industry has a total of 7,871 granted patents and 17,987 patent applications distributed into 8,717 patent families. Based on the countries of patent applications, the key markets are Japan, USA and WIPO(PCT). The main technology areas are card, board, or roulette games; indoor games using small moving playing bodies, electric digital data processing and image data processing or generation. The top companies in this industry are KONAMI DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT, NINTENDO and KONAMI.

19,740Total Patents

7,871 Grants

17,987 Applications

The Multimedia & Graphics Software Industry has a grant to application ratio of 0.438, which is approximately 1 patent granted for every 2.285 patent applications.

Multimedia & Graphics Software

Geographic Breakdown

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.

TOP 3 Countries

  • Japan
    Japan

    Japan is the top country/region for patent coverage with a total of 6,311 patents.

  • USA
    USA

    USA comes in 2nd with a total of 5,494 patents.

  • WIPO(PCT)
    WIPO(PCT)

    WIPO(PCT) rounds up the top 3 with a total of 1,728 patents.

Key Technologies

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.

Multimedia & Graphics Software Key Technologies

Valuable Patents

The ranking below shows some of the most valuable and important patents in this industry.

Rank Patent Title
1 US20150089534A1 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING STORAGE OF DATA ON SERVERS IN AN ON-DEMAND MEDIA DELIVERY SYSTEM
2 US8973069 Systems and methods for relocating media
3 US9027058 Information system
4 US8955013 Television schedule system and method of operation for multiple program occurrences
5 US9055318 Client-server based interactive guide with server storage

Main Companies

This shows the top companies in this industry based on their patent output, providing an approximation of each their innovation rate.

Main Companies

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