25 Mar
2021

Top US patent filers: positions 201 to 300

Entity nameGrantsPercentage change in grants year on yearApplications2020 applicationsRatio of applications to grantsPercentage of applications published in 2020IndustryCountry
WSOU Investments2,181-4.55%1200.6%-OtherUnited States
NetApp2,1414.59%28312513.2%44.2%Computing and softwareUnited States
Northrop Grumman2,141-6.14%136596.4%43.4%Aerospace and defenceUnited States
Synopsys2,1340.90%98404.6%40.8%ElectronicsUnited States
Komatsu2,132-1.43%39320518.4%52.2%IndustrialJapan
The University of Texas System2,1218.71%1,00736147.5%35.8%University/research institutionUnited States
Kohler2,1164.13%180898.5%49.4%Consumer goodsUnited States
Rockwell Automation2,1082.58%23111311.0%48.9%IndustrialUnited States
Kimberly-Clark2,105-8.83%27111412.9%42.1%Consumer goodsUnited States
Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal2,0862.96%56422927.0%40.6%IndustrialJapan
Nidec2,08325.71%90744543.5%49.1%ElectronicsJapan
Dolby2,0677.66%28916514.0%57.1%Consumer goodsUnited States
Battelle Memorial Institute2,0535.77%47622623.2%47.5%University/research institutionUnited States
Quarterhill2,052-1.20%51132.5%25.5%OtherCanada
Magna International2,05019.53%53023825.9%44.9%AutomotiveCanada
Oki Electric Industry2,050-1.25%105565.1%53.3%ElectronicsJapan
HTC2,0497.39%2226210.8%27.9%ElectronicsTaiwan
Thales2,0469.41%38418418.8%47.9%Aerospace and defenceFrance
KLA-Tencor2,0234.28%2219710.9%43.9%SemiconductorsUnited States
Chevron2,02015.49%2307211.4%31.3%EnergyUnited States
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique2,0047.74%82629141.2%35.2%University/research institutionFrance
Asahi Kasei2,0038.09%65625732.8%39.2%ChemicalsJapan
Henkel1,9965.72%82726341.4%31.8%Consumer goodsGermany
Sumitomo Chemical1,9956.34%56622128.4%39.0%ChemicalsJapan
Stellantis1,993-3.25%83434.2%51.8%AutomotiveNetherlands
Goldman Sachs1,9875.75%2063510.4%17.0%Financial institutionUnited States
Daimler1,982-2.08%129516.5%39.5%AutomotiveGermany
Stanford University1,9698.07%68424434.7%35.7%University/research institutionUnited States
Michelin1,9576.01%63919132.7%29.9%AutomotiveFrance
Nitto Denko1,9572.89%56718429%32.5%ChemicalsJapan
Dominion Harbor1,922-9.81%10855.6%4.6%OtherUnited States
Comcast1,91719.14%86839245.3%45.2%TelecomUnited States
Schneider Electric1,9145.22%25210213.2%40.5%EnergyFrance
Colgate Palmolive1,8999.45%40114321.1%35.7%Consumer goodsUnited States
Saint-Gobain1,89510.24%64022333.8%34.8%ChemicalsFrance
Volvo1,88912.37%44124623.3%55.8%AutomotiveSweden
Accenture1,88710.61%53024828.1%46.8%OtherIreland
Porsche1,8727.71%2158311.5%38.6%AutomotiveGermany
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation1,8725.11%39513621.1%34.4%University/research institutionUnited States
Rambus1,8509.02%21614111.7%65.3%OtherUnited States
Capital One1,84953.06%89657648.5%64.3%Financial institutionUnited States
Veritas Technologies1,8380.11%3792%24.3%Computing and softwareUnited States
JTEKT1,8297.02%37520920.5%55.7%IndustrialJapan
Haier1,82712.99%43016623.5%38.6%Consumer goodsChina
Parker Hannifin1,815-2.42%2777115.3%25.6%IndustrialUnited States
Newell Rubbermaid1,808-2.11%84324.6%38.1%Consumer goodsUnited States
Ecolab1,807-6.52%35312219.5%34.6%IndustrialUnited States
BAE Systems1,7957.87%26014514.5%55.8%Aerospace and defenceUnited Kingdom
Daikin Industries1,7944.73%47726026.6%54.5%IndustrialJapan
Nuance Communications1,778-5.88%158238.9%14.6%Computing and softwareUnited States
NGK Insulators1,7743.14%44219624.9%44.3%IndustrialJapan
Fraunhofer1,77314.76%61225234.5%41.2%University/research institutionGermany
Koch Industries1,7727.59%2089911.7%47.6%EnergyUnited States
US Department of Health and Human Services1,7682.67%69415939.3%22.9%University/research institutionUnited States
Nintendo1,7632.38%175689.9%38.9%EntertainmentJapan
Shimano1,7557.8%26110714.9%41.0%Consumer goodsJapan
California Institute of Technology1,7462.59%45116225.8%35.9%University/research institutionUnited States
Cummins Inc1,7428.13%40220023.1%49.8%AutomotiveUnited States
Xiaomi1,7178.81%80235146.7%43.8%ElectronicsChina
Alcon (new entry)1,710N/A36011021.1%30.6%Medical/pharmaSwitzerland
Skyworks Solutions1,71011.91%35117220.5%49.0%SemiconductorsUnited States
Hoya1,707-0.06%2027411.8%36.6%IndustrialJapan
L'Oréal1,70210.02%93825055.1%26.7%Consumer goodsFrance
Cadence Design Systems1,701-2.24%00--ElectronicsUnited States
Nichia1,66715.84%424284-67.0%ChemicalsJapan
Kobe Steel1,6664.32%43811226.3%25.6%IndustrialJapan
TCL China Star Optoelectronics (new entry)1,660N/A71740843.2%56.9%ElectronicsChina
Jefferies Financial1,654-14.92%133388%28.6%Financial institutionUnited States
Novartis1,651-32.86%61522637.3%36.7%Medical/pharmaSwitzerland
Fila Holdings1,646-19.94%77304.7%39.0%Consumer goodsSouth Korea
Kawasaki1,6378.92%42119625.7%46.6%IndustrialJapan
Cook Group1,635-0.06%3207619.6%23.8%Medical/pharmaUnited States
Altria Group1,63420.15%88332854%37.1%Consumer goodsUnited States
Realtek Semiconductor1,6309.62%20715212.7%73.4%SemiconductorsTaiwan
Royal Bank of Canada1,61113.29%2127813.2%36.8%Financial institutionCanada
II-VI (new entry)1,600N/A77434.8%55.8%SemiconductorsUnited States
Textron1,59112.28%45020728.3%46.0%IndustrialUnited States
Nuvoton (new entry)1,586N/A111747%66.7%SemiconductorsTaiwan
VIA Technologies1,565-6.73%1150.7%45.5%SemiconductorsTaiwan
Socionext1,554-4.13%84575.4%67.9%SemiconductorsJapan
Boehringer Ingelheim1,554-5.19%2469315.8%37.8%Medical/pharmaGermany
Crestline Direct Finance1,553-11.81%214013.8%-Financial institutionUnited States
Nestlé1,5376.44%74716748.6%22.4%Consumer goodsSwitzerland
Shimadzu1,52018.1%56228537%50.7%IndustrialJapan
MidCap Financial Trust1,51824.12%1773411.7%19.2%Financial institutionCanada
Semiconductor Manufacturing International1,51613.47%21511714.2%54.4%ElectronicsChina
Citrix1,51110.45%43329828.7%68.8%Computing and softwareUnited States
Shell Oil1,4963.1%2816318.8%22.4%EnergyUnited States
Pfizer1,48617.28%2428916.3%36.8%Medical/pharmaUnited States
MAHLE International1,4803.64%40315727.2%39.0%AutomotiveGermany
Lumen Technologies1,4759.18%24912216.9%49.0%TelecomUnited States
Terumo1,44710.04%62620743.3%33.1%Medical/pharmaJapan
Kao Corp1,4410.28%32914522.8%44.1%Consumer goodsJapan
ASE Group (new entry)1,435N/A21712415.1%57.1%SemiconductorsTaiwan
Toray Industries1,42713.43%59220641.5%34.8%ChemicalsJapan
Stats Chippac1,427-19.61%28142%50%SemiconductorsSingapore
Mazda1,42621.05%42227229.6%64.5%AutomotiveJapan
Qorvo1,42516.04%20513314.4%64.9%SemiconductorsUnited States
Karsten Manufacturing1,4199.49%1639711.5%59.5%Consumer goodsUnited States
Hubbell1,4156.39%26312218.6%46.4%IndustrialUnited States
Aptiv Technologies1,40320.02%25013317.8%53.2%AutomotiveIreland
Dassault Systemes (new entry)1,400N/A2038114.5%39.9%Computing and softwareFrance
Electrolux1,39421.64%2679919.2%37.1%Consumer goodsSweden
Evonik (new entry)1,379N/A29911321.7%37.8%ChemicalsGermany
NTN Corp1,3796.9%2546818.4%26.8%IndustrialJapan
Hamamatsu Photonics1,3606.17%27416220.1%59.1%Imaging/printingJapan
Visa1,35623.27%77026456.8%34.3%Financial institutionUnited States
GlaxoSmithKline1,3555.61%33312124.6%36.3%Medical/pharmaUnited Kingdom
AGC1,347-30.85%56319541.8%34.6%IndustrialJapan
Smith & Nephew1,3428.58%41314730.8%35.6%Medical/pharmaUnited Kingdom
Walmart (new entry)1,341N/A1,24528492.8%22.8%Consumer goodsUnited States
China Citic Bank1,341-4.89%00--Financial institutionChina
Furukawa Electric1,316-4.22%358148-41.3%IndustrialJapan
Johns Hopkins University1,3056.62%58520544.8%35.0%University/research institutionUnited States
Zebra Technologies (new entry)1,300N/A50103.8%20%ElectronicsUnited States
Bose1,30015.04%1709613.1%56.5%ElectronicsUnited States
Toyoda Gosei1,2924.11%1597012.3%44.0%AutomotiveJapan
Scientific Games (new entry)1,282N/A117379.1%31.6%EntertainmentUnited States
Baxter1,2768.69%29210822.9%37.0%Medical/pharmaUnited States
Cree1,2760.16%101447.9%43.6%ElectronicsUnited States
Epistar1,2727.89%1316210.3%47.3%ElectronicsTaiwan
Dai Nippon Printing1,2721.6%26910221.1%37.9%Imaging/printingJapan
Total1,26711.53%39311431%29.0%EnergyFrance
JVC Kenwood1,267-0.78%7035.5%4.3%ElectronicsJapan
Lapis Semiconductor1,267-3.13%90427.1%46.7%SemiconductorsJapan
Target1,2634.04%1316410.4%48.9%Consumer goodsUnited States
The University of Michigan1,2615.26%40416132%39.9%University/research institutionUnited States
UBS Group (new entry)1,252N/A2319418.5%40.7%Financial institutionSwitzerland
Takeda Pharmaceutical1,24916.73%32311425.9%35.3%Medical/pharmaJapan
JOLED1,2496.21%99397.9%39.4%ElectronicsJapan
Lutron Technology1,24712.65%1469211.7%63.0%ElectronicsUnited States
NGK Spark Plug1,2441.47%1374011%29.2%AutomotiveJapan
BBK (new entry)1,240N/A1,354929109.2%68.6%ElectronicsChina
Truist Bank (new entry)1,239N/A99258%25.3%Financial institutionUnited States
Royal DSM1,2383.51%49016539.6%33.7%ChemicalsNetherlands
Funai Electric1,229-5.90%52224.2%42.3%ElectronicsJapan
Intuit1,2239.39%1777814.5%44.1%Computing and softwareUnited States
Tianma Micro-Electronics (new entry)1,218N/A28416923.3%59.5%ElectronicsChina
Fujikura1,2187.79%2129917.4%46.7%ElectronicsJapan
US Army (new entry)1,213N/A1687113.8%42.3%OtherUnited States
SC Johnson & Son1,2120.33%54124.5%22.2%Consumer goodsUnited States
Mitsui Chemicals1,199-0.33%31011825.9%38.1%ChemicalsJapan
Intuitive Surgical1,19614.89%58125448.6%43.7%Medical/pharmaUnited States
Solvay1,1923.74%47613039.9%27.3%ChemicalsBelgium
Unilever1,1890%3009025.2%30%Consumer goodsNetherlands
Cirrus Logic1,1869.51%21411218%52.3%ElectronicsUnited States
USAA (new entry)1,180N/A610.5%16.7%Financial institutionUnited States
Silicon Laboratories1,18012.38%61255.2%41.0%ElectronicsUnited States
Dainippon Screen (new entry)1,179N/A30310525.7%34.7%SemiconductorsJapan
Yokohama Rubber1,17814.26%36710831.2%29.4%IndustrialJapan
Vitesco (new entry)1,176N/A26112722.2%48.7%AutomotiveGermany
Karl Storz SE & Co KG1,1768.29%98408.3%40.8%Medical/pharmaGermany
E Ink1,170-11.03%111609.5%54.1%ElectronicsTaiwan
Autoliv1,1521.41%97588.4%59.8%AutomotiveSweden
Maxim Integrated Products1,152-1.37%78376.8%47.4%SemiconductorsUnited States
Maxell1,1485.13%21710618.9%48.8%ElectronicsJapan
Agilent Technologies1,1475.81%1504713.1%31.3%Medical/pharmaUnited States
Memjet Technology1,1396.55%39343.4%87.2%Imaging/printingUnited States
Keysight Technologies1,1343.85%83337.3%39.8%ElectronicsUnited States
OmniVision Technologies1,1331.43%50314.4%62.0%SemiconductorsChina
Sandvik1,1321.07%2367720.8%32.6%IndustrialSweden
Arkema1,13010.89%51617945.7%34.7%ChemicalsFrance
Essilor International1,1236.14%2348320.8%35.5%Medical/pharmaFrance
Quanta (new entry)1,119N/A100468.9%46.0%Computing and softwareTaiwan
Globus Medical (new entry)1,102N/A38814835.2%38.1%Medical/pharmaUnited States
Conversant1,102-7%51214.6%41.2%OtherCanada
Acuity Brands (new entry)1,094N/A1345212.2%38.8%ElectronicsUnited States
Acer1,0917.7%18010316.5%57.2%Computing and softwareTaiwan
Mastercard (new entry)1,086N/A1,629319150%19.6%Financial institutionUnited States
KAIST (new entry)1,081N/A35215832.6%44.9%University/research institutionSouth Korea
ResMed1,0754.17%2638924.5%33.8%Medical/pharmaUnited States
Here (new entry)1,072N/A39726937.0%67.8%Computing and softwareNetherlands
Inventec1,0722.88%102339.5%32.4%ElectronicsTaiwan
Japan Aviation Electronics1,0615.89%50404.7%80%ElectronicsJapan
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (new entry)1,058N/A17512116.5%69.1%University/research institutionSaudi Arabia
Shinko Electric (new entry)1,056N/A92528.7%56.5%ElectronicsJapan
SKF (new entry)1,056N/A24011422.7%47.5%IndustrialSweden
Harvard (new entry)1,052N/A63121160%33.4%University/research institutionUnited States
Makita (new entry)1,041N/A24612023.6%48.8%IndustrialJapan
Rakuten1,0403.48%1754516.8%25.7%Consumer goodsJapan
NOV (new entry)1,037N/A1305012.5%38.5%EnergyUnited States
Lear (new entry)1,032N/A1205411.6%45.0%AutomotiveUnited States
Air Liquide (new entry)1,031N/A2619825.3%37.5%IndustrialFrance
Advantest1,030-2.74%76377.4%48.7%ElectronicsJapan
NASA (new entry)1,022N/A77207.5%26.0%OtherUnited States
ThyssenKrupp (new entry)1,022N/A38414037.6%36.5%IndustrialGermany
NSK1,018-4.41%1255812.3%46.4%IndustrialJapan
Kubota (new entry)1,016N/A25012624.6%50.4%IndustrialJapan
Twitter1,0151.1%66346.5%51.5%Computing and softwareUnited States
Mitutoyo (new entry)1,013N/A1276012.5%47.2%IndustrialJapan
Purdue University (new entry)1,006N/A45320145%44.4%University/research institutionUnited States
Ingersoll Rand1,006-27.31%2238122.2%36.3%IndustrialIreland
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (new entry)1,005N/A1014410%43.6%University/research institutionIndia
Edwards Lifesciences (new entry)1,001N/A48419348.4%39.9%Medical/pharmaUnited States