Company Profile: Toshiba

Updated Time: 6 Sep 2018

Toshiba has a total of 622,506 granted patents and 1,634,272 patent applications distributed into 1,349,900 patent families. Based on the countries of patent applications, the key markets for Toshiba are Japan, USA and Germany. The main technology areas are semiconductor devices; electric solid state devices, electric digital data processing and information storage based on relative movement between record carrier and transducer.

1,885,903Total Patents

622,506 Grants

1,634,272 Applications

Toshiba has a grant to application ratio of 0.381, which is approximately 1 patent granted for every 2.625 patent applications.

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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

  • Japan
    Japan

    Japan is the top country/region for patent coverage with a total of 1,118,315 patents.

  • USA
    USA

    USA comes in 2nd with a total of 208,798 patents.

  • Wipro
    Germany

    Germany rounds up the top 3 with a total of 172,997 patents.

Key Technologies

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

Key Technologies

Valuable Patents

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

Rank Patent Title
1 CN100508609C Moving picture decoding method and device
2 EP1414245B1 MOVING PICTURE CODING METHOD AND DEVICE
3 EP1750451B1 Picture decoding method
4 US6549721 Information storage medium and information recording/playback system
5 KR1020100017787A DIGITAL CAMERA