Seiko Epson has a total of 49,988 granted patents and 189,710 patent applications distributed into 138,228 patent families. Based on the countries of patent applications, the key markets for Seiko Epson are Japan, USA and China. The main technology areas are typewriters; selective printing mechanisms, semiconductor devices; electric solid state devices and arrangements for the control of the intensity, colour, phase, polarisation or direction of light.
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 137,891 patents.
USA comes in 2nd with a total of 29,499 patents.
China rounds up the top 3 with a total of 7,468 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||US20010027633A1||Package sealing method, manufacturing method of electronic device modules, sealing apparatus, and packaged product|
|2||CA2437992C||INK-JET PRINTING APPARATUS AND INK CARTRIDGE THEREFOR|
|3||GB2369801B||Ink cartridge for ink-jet printing apparatus|
|4||CA2812003C||PRINTING MATERIAL CONTAINER, AND BOARD MOUNTED ON PRINTING MATERIAL CONTAINER|