Siemens has a total of 277,721 granted patents and 277,792 patent applications distributed into 239,446 patent families. Based on the countries of patent applications, the key markets for Siemens are Germany, European Patent Office and USA. The main technology areas are electric switches; relays; selectors; emergency protective devices, transmission of digital information and semiconductor devices; electric solid state devices.
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.
Germany is the top country/region for patent coverage with a total of 168,837 patents.
European Patent Office comes in 2nd with a total of 58,546 patents.
USA rounds up the top 3 with a total of 52,208patents.
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.
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|3||US20110182584A1||METHOD FOR DATA PROCESSING IN AN OPTICAL NETWORK, OPTICAL NETWORK COMPONENT AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM|
|4||EP1326470B1||Method and device for authenticating a subscriber in a communications network|
|5||EP2637972A1||ELECTRICAL PURIFICATION APPARATUS HAVING A BLOCKING SPACER|