25 Mar
2021

China’s top 100 patent filers: positions 34 to 66

Company nameGrants (patents only)Year-on-year active grants growth percentagePending applications (patents only)Percentage of overall applications to grantsGrants (patents only) – 2020Pending applications (patents only) – 2020Percentage of applications published in 2020IndustryCountry of origin
Shanghai Jiao Tong University8,19629.9%6,88684%1,6202,80040.7%ResearchChina
Huazhong University of Science and Technology8,12345.6%2362.9%2,3726929.2%ResearchChina
Beihang University8,05563%4,61857.3%2,1662,03444%ResearchChina
Xi'an Jiaotong University8,03575.5%6,63482.6%2,5883,38751.1%ResearchChina
Tianjin University7,99516.5%10,212127.7%1,2963,69736.2%ResearchChina
Mitsubishi Electric7,67213.5%3,69348.1%1,2181,47039.8%ElectricalJapan
General Electric7,526-2.2%4,43258.9%79496221.7%ConglomerateUnited States
China Mobile7,36312.3%6,40787%1,3252,75142.9%TelecomsChina
Nokia7,315-40.3%2,20030.1%46678635.7%TelecomsEuropean Union
Fujifilm7,169-22.1%3,00942%6631,07935.9%ConglomerateJapan
China CRRC Group7,1317.6%4,86168.2%1,0531,92339.6%AutomotiveChina
China Metallurgical Group Corporation7,028-0.3%10,801153.7%9484,43641.1%OtherChina
Beijing University of Technology6,9488.3%9,235132.9%1,3103,67339.8%ResearchChina
Jiangsu University6,94314.8%6,21489.5%1,6112,28036.7%ResearchChina
University of Electronic Science and Technology of China6,91940.6%7,850113.5%2,2233,14940.1%ResearchChina
Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation6,842-1.2%1,82926.7%98152028.4%SemiconductorsChina
Baowu6,8079.7%3,75655.2%7571,73046.1%OtherChina
Alibaba Group6,68599.1%12,931193.4%2,8733,40926.4%Software/internet servicesChina
Xidian University6,657-4.1%4,71070.8%1,4171,72136.5%ResearchChina
China National Petroleum Corporation6,628132.3%7,963120.1%1,3733,25240.8%EnergyChina
Intel6,496-28.6%5,19880.0%9111,07520.7%SemiconductorsUnited States
Central South University6,39447.1%5,74989.9%1,9182,53744.1%ResearchChina
AU Optronics6,32449.6%1,14718.1%34439734.6%ElectronicsTaiwan
Zhejiang University of Technology6,27742.6%4036.4%1,31310826.8%ResearchChina
Shandong University6,26823.8%5,66090.3%1,6292,61146.1%ResearchChina
Microsoft6,249-9.8%2,89546.3%73752118%Software/internet servicesUnited States
Soochow University6,120-7.1%6,700109.5%1,2102,32434.7%ResearchChina
IBM6,093-61.2%1,08617.8%10765260%Software/internet servicesUnited States
Shanghai University5,93610.3%6,901116.3%1,2262,26732.9%ResearchChina
Honda Motor5,8885.9%4,06169%7011,94147.8%AutomotiveJapan
Xiaomi5,760-12.5%6,325109.8%1,4641,84329.1%ElectronicsChina
Baidu5,7587.4%11,968207.8%1,5054,99041.7%Software/internet servicesChina
Jilin University5,63243%7,673136.2%1,5962,66034.7%ResearchChina