25 Mar
2021

Top US patent filers: positions 101 to 200

Entity nameGrantsPercentage change in grants year on yearApplications2020 applicationsRatio of applications to grantsPercentage of applications >published in 2020IndustryCountry
The University of California System5,0786.59%2,01070739.6%35.2%University/research institutionUnited States
Lenovo5,0395.13%93235718.5%38.3%ElectronicsHong Kong
Dow4,959N/A1,12444622.7%39.7%ChemicalsUnited States
Seagate4,938-0.22%2741095.5%39.8%ElectronicsIreland
Industrial Technology Research Institute4,9061.05%64424713.1%38.4%University/research institutionTaiwan
Tokyo Electron4,6726.74%1,29560527.7%46.7%SemiconductorsJapan
Stanley Black & Decker4,6003.74%46918210.2%38.8%Consumer goodsUnited States
Cortland Capital4,566-7.55%225424.9%18.7%Financial institutionUnited States
Dell4,5334.40%1,32660329.3%45.5%Computing and softwareUnited States
F Hoffman-Laroche4,4663.14%1,60554435.9%33.9%Medical/pharmaSwitzerland
Nissan4,4503.30%4272399.6%56.0%AutomotiveJapan
Citigroup4,38629.57%92732021.1%34.5%Financial institutionUnited States
Interdigital4,3704.42%1,03233423.6%32.4%TelecomUnited States
Japan Display4,3519.29%60531913.9%52.7%ElectronicsJapan
Becton Dickinson4,3057.04%1,22550028.5%40.8%Medical/pharmaUnited States
Safran4,25910.62%91841521.6%45.2%Aerospace and defenceFrance
Saudi Arabian Oil4,236183.91%1,63577038.6%47.1%EnergySaudi Arabia
Yamaha4,1383.32%44023510.6%53.4%AutomotiveJapan
Adobe4,1088.45%72528717.6%39.6%Computing and softwareUnited States
Danaher4,106-6.68%71224017.3%33.7%ConglomerateUnited States
Aisin Seiki4,0853.92%75636918.5%48.8%AutomotiveJapan
Corteva (new entry)3,948N/A254506.4%19.7%ChemicalsUnited States
Emerson Electric3,9349.37%61324915.6%40.6%IndustrialUnited States
AU Optronics3,894-0.23%2101325.4%62.9%ElectronicsTaiwan
Nvidia3,85617.67%40523310.5%57.5%SemiconductorsUnited States
Thermo Fisher3,8326.74%84529322.1%34.7%Medical/pharmaUnited States
Deere3,83013.01%65938517.2%58.4%Consumer goodsUnited States
Rolls-Royce3,78215.76%1,14051130.1%44.8%Aerospace and defenceUnited Kingdom
Continental3,765-18.29%83836522.3%43.6%AutomotiveGermany
Carl Zeiss3,7594.42%74530419.8%40.8%Imaging/printingGermany
United Microelectronics3,72812.59%1971155.3%58.4%SemiconductorsTaiwan
Illinois Tool Works3,7205.20%1,03234427.7%33.3%IndustrialUnited States
Eaton3,714-11.30%60727016.3%44.5%EnergyIreland
ABB Asea Brown Boveri3,707-13.25%59831616.1%52.8%ElectronicsSwitzerland
Dupont (new entry)3,706N/A79625621.5%32.2%ChemicalsUnited States
Exxon Mobil3,5961.61%75434521.0%45.8%EnergyUnited States
Signify Holding3,59539.34%51325014.3%48.7%Financial institutionNetherlands
Shenzhen Shenchao Technology Investment3,581-11.56%3982311.1%5.8%Financial institutionChina
Commissariat à l'Énergie Atomique et aux Énergies Alternatives3,5719.07%80133722.4%42.1%EnergyFrance
Lockheed Martin3,5633.25%3707310.4%19.7%Aerospace and defenceUnited States
Bridgestone3,5530.88%91734525.8%37.6%AutomotiveJapan
Nikon3,5262.17%52920415.0%38.6%Imaging/printingJapan
ZTE3,51614.86%1,07140330.5%37.6%TelecomChina
SVB Financial Group3,51445.57%66116318.8%24.7%Financial institutionUnited States
Stryker3,43012.05%94636527.6%38.6%Medical/pharmaUnited States
Advanced Micro Devices3,422-22.42%44419513.0%43.9%SemiconductorsUnited States
IPValue3,405-6.51%27160.8%59.3%OtherUnited States
eBay3,3858.25%1,59149647.0%31.2%Computing and softwareUnited States
Yazaki3,3854.31%55229416.3%53.3%AutomotiveJapan
Masco Corp3,3597.08%97432.9%44.3%IndustrialUnited States
Whirlpool3,3549.64%48622314.5%45.9%Consumer goodsUnited States
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone3,3516.48%1,18758235.4%49.0%TelecomJapan
Xilinx3,3430.66%90402.7%44.4%SemiconductorsUnited States
Analog Devices3,255-1.36%200856.1%42.5%SemiconductorsUnited States
TE Connectivity3,1785.97%40720312.8%49.9%ElectronicsSwitzerland
AbbVie3,175127.76%71523522.5%32.9%Medical/pharmaUnited States
CNH Industrial3,0498.66%46230115.2%65.2%IndustrialUnited Kingdom
BMW2,96813.37%83430428.1%36.5%AutomotiveGermany
Lam Research2,9661.47%37013312.5%35.9%SemiconductorsUnited States
Osram2,939-9.32%60426120.6%43.2%SemiconductorsGermany
Credit Suisse2,93612.45%35112112.0%34.5%Financial institutionSwitzerland
Zimmer Biomet2,9263.17%48411116.5%22.9%Medical/pharmaUnited States
BorgWarner2,90181.43%46714916.1%31.9%AutomotiveUnited States
Shin-Etsu Chemical2,8973.39%63027721.7%44.0%ChemicalsJapan
FANUC2,88627.98%1,04356136.1%53.8%Computing and softwareJapan
Eastman Kodak2,861-14.95%59132.1%22.0%Imaging/printingUnited States
Absa Bank2,86034.72%3155911.0%18.7%Financial institutionSouth Africa
Massachusetts Institute of Technology2,8518.53%1,14044740.0%39.2%University/research institutionUnited States
Juniper Networks2,8513.11%2001257.0%62.5%Computing and softwareUnited States
US Navy2,81120.59%38514413.7%37.4%OtherUnited States
ROHM2,7735.56%36121613.0%59.8%SemiconductorsJapan
US Bank (new entry)2,760N/A36311513.2%31.7%Financial institutionUnited States
MUFG Union Bank2,68761.87%143175.3%11.9%Financial institutionUnited States
International Game Technology2,6680.49%179806.7%44.7%EntertainmentUnited Kingdom
Macronix International2,658-1.70%91543.4%59.3%SemiconductorsTaiwan
Syngenta2,6181.39%26712910.2%48.3%ChemicalsSwitzerland
Delta Electronics2,5955.70%43823616.9%53.9%ElectronicsTaiwan
Johnson Controls2,56111.79%92343636.0%47.2%IndustrialIreland
Schaeffler Technologies2,5569.00%44019917.2%45.2%AutomotiveGermany
Sanofi-Aventis2,5542.74%67221526.3%32.0%Medical/pharmaFrance
Bristol-Myers Squibb2,5491.31%53522421.0%41.9%Medical/pharmaUnited States
PNC Bank2,53326.08%131215.2%16.0%Financial institutionUnited States
Omron2,47311.70%75526130.5%34.6%ElectronicsJapan
Fuji Electric2,47211.35%40520816.4%51.4%EnergyJapan
Morgan Stanley2,44056.61%43510017.8%23.0%Financial institutionUnited States
Wistron2,4165.59%1801097.5%60.6%ElectronicsTaiwan
Walt Disney2,36314.49%32012713.5%39.7%EntertainmentUnited States
L3Harris Technologies2,358-3.32%125595.3%47.2%Aerospace and defenceUnited States
Softbank (new entry)2,336N/A50526621.6%52.7%ConglomerateJapan
Casio2,3368.90%44413819.0%31.1%ElectronicsJapan
Xperi2,2917.41%48624121.2%49.6%OtherUnited States
Motorola Solutions2,29010.41%199928.7%46.2%TelecomUnited States
Goodyear Tire & Rubber2,2514.31%185718.2%38.4%AutomotiveUnited States
Acacia (new entry)2,243N/A4412.0%2.3%OtherUnited States
Valeo2,23118.10%66318829.7%28.4%AutomotiveFrance
Berkshire Hathaway2,22326.74%49619322.3%38.9%ConglomerateUnited States
Tata2,22326.60%65619029.5%29.0%ConglomerateIndia
Tencent2,21930.99%1,04036046.9%34.6%Computing and softwareChina
Innolux2,1914.43%32117414.7%54.2%ElectronicsTaiwan
Salesforce2,18633.13%96947844.3%49.3%Computing and softwareUnited States