The Wireless Communications Industry has a total of 8,181,849 granted patents and 11,745,052 patent applications distributed into 8,946,355 patent families. Based on the countries of patent applications, the key markets are Japan, USA and China. The main technology areas are electric digital data processing, semiconductor devices; electric solid state devices and pictorial communication. The top companies in this industry are SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS, PANASONIC and CANON.
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.
Japan is the top country/region for patent coverage with a total of 4,456,771 patents.
USA comes in 2nd with a total of 2,870,756 patents.
China rounds up the top 3 with a total of 1,741,083 patents.
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.
The ranking below shows some of the most valuable and important patents in this industry.
|1||CN100508609C||Moving picture decoding method and device|
|3||US20010027633A1||Package sealing method, manufacturing method of electronic device modules, sealing apparatus, and packaged product|
|4||US20010027634A1||Integrated automated drug dispenser method and apparatus|
|5||US20010034266A1||Cashless method for a gaming system|
This shows the top companies in this industry based on their patent output, providing an approximation of each their innovation rate.