2020 Patent 300®

The Patent 300®, developed by Harrity Patent Analytics, is the intellectual property industry’s premier resource for patent insights and competitive intelligence on the world’s leading technology organizations.  The Patent 300® is an annual compilation of the top 300 companies, organizations, and universities in the patent field, based on the quantity of issued U.S. patents each year.

Scroll down to see who made the 2020 Patent 300® list!

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Patent 300® Dashboard

The interactive Patent 300® Dashboard provides in-house counsel, law firm partners, marketing professionals, c-suite executives, and others with a detailed analysis of the world’s technology leaders.  Interact with data on issued U.S. patents and find the insights that you need for patent portfolio analysis, outside counsel analytics, patent prosecution insights, technology area breakdowns, and portfolio cost and budget analytics.

“The Patent 300® Dashboard provides me with a wealth of information about the top 300 technology companies obtaining patents in the US.  The data contained in the dashboard can help companies and law firms to understand what is happening in the patent world, and who the players are.” says John Harrity, Managing Partner of Harrity & Harrity.

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The Patent 300® Premium Dashboard provides user interactivity with over 30+ prosecution & cost metrics for thousands of companies and law firms obtaining patents in the U.S.  Our database contains data on issued U.S. patents and is used by in-house counsel, law firm partners, and others to find the insights they need to stay ahead.

In-house Counsel:

  • Compare your company’s patent portfolio against competitors
  • Measure your outside counsel’s prosecution efficiency
  • Identify your top competitors
  • Determine key information about top competitors in your technology area

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Based on U.S. Utility Patents Issued in 2019

2020 Patent 300® List

2020 RankPatent 300® Name2019 US Patents GrantedPrevious Year Rank
1INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES94771
2SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS87352
3CANON40353
4INTEL36804
5MICROSOFT313110
6HUAWEI293812
7GENERAL ELECTRIC29096
8LG ELECTRONICS28109
9UNITED TECHNOLOGIES277014
10TOYOTA27057
11SONY267515
12ALPHABET26215
13FORD251916
14APPLE251213
15AMAZON250417
16DELL244618
17QUALCOMM237611
18TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR23528
19BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP218621
20PANASONIC203319
21SIEMENS162923
22ERICSSON161324
23HYUNDAI MOTOR156122
24HITACHI154627
25TOSHIBA149520
26AT&T143931
27BOEING143332
28JOHNSON & JOHNSON142341
29GENERAL MOTORS140434
30MEDTRONIC140226
31FUJIFILM137533
32SEIKO EPSON134630
33MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC133335
34FACEBOOK131757
35HONEYWELL129537
36FUJITSU128229
37ROBERT BOSCH127228
38MICRON TECHNOLOGY127044
39DENSO121836
40PHILIPS115525
41HALLIBURTON111246
42HONDA MOTOR110443
43KYOCERA108539
44CISCO SYSTEMS104949
45NEC101150
46RICOH COMPANY99440
47HP INC.95059
48MURATA MANUFACTURING93354
49NOKIA90445
50TEXAS INSTRUMENTS90253
51ORACLE88857
52LG DISPLAY86664
53SCHLUMBERGER85869
54SHARP85666
55INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES84947
56BAYER81455
57SK HYNIX80452
58HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE80283
59LG CHEM79572
60BROTHER INDUSTRIES78271
61MUBADALA INVESTMENT77151
62STMICROELECTRONICS75460
63WESTERN DIGITAL74357
64APPLIED MATERIALS73075
65TOSHIBA MEMORY72661
66OLYMPUS71265
67UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA70676
68SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LAB70148
69PORSCHE69389
70SUMITOMO ELECTRIC68993
71JAPAN DISPLAY68570
72CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS678NR
73KONICA MINOLTA67267
74FANUC668105
75VERIZON65568
76NXP SEMICONDUCTORS64662
77SAP63196
78LENOVO GROUP62877
79CAPITAL ONE FINANCIAL625204
80AIRBUS62273
81SOFTBANK61263
82BASF59688
83BROADCOM595118
84ROLLS-ROYCE593104
853M59179
86ETRI58984
87BOSTON SCIENTIFIC58286
87TCL58243
89COMMSCOPE557133
90CORNING55691
91PROCTER & GAMBLE54883
92CORTEVA547NR
93TDK545101
94SAFRAN53687
95RENESAS ELECTRONICS53078
96DOW526NR
97SAUDI ARAMCO523125
98ABBOTT LABS52281
98CATERPILLAR52290
100CONTINENTAL516100
101NISSAN MOTOR50497
102HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY49992
102ROCHE49985
104ADOBE483118
105BECTON, DICKINSON AND CO.481144
106FUJI ELECTRIC HOLDINGS473123
106MEDIATEK47374
106NIKE473107
109EATON462104
110MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES453120
111TENCENT HOLDINGS450131
112CEA43398
113WAL-MART418193
114BANK OF AMERICA417131
115ZTE41694
116TOKYO ELECTRON414107
117XEROX41095
118ABB406113
119VALEO405124
120CNH INDUSTRIAL404109
121MIT403114
122DEERE & COMPANY402142
122LG INNOTEK40299
124RAYTHEON398129
125SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY390102
126OSRAM LICHT387137
127SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS383126
127STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF FLORIDA383116
129SAMSUNG SDI381121
130EMERSON ELECTRIC378165
131YAZAKI375127
132STRYKER374154
133BBK ELECTRONICS372NR
134CARL-ZEISS-STIFTUNG367112
135UNITED MICROELECTRONICS350119
136EXXON MOBIL348110
137BLACKBERRY343111
138DOLBY LABORATORIES341136
138PURE STORAGE341NR
140LOCKHEED MARTIN340153
141ON SEMICONDUCTOR339115
141SIGNIFY339NR
143SALESFORCE.COM332184
144INTERDIGITAL328109
145INTELLECTUAL VENTURES32780
145US NAVY327138
147THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC326123
148ITRI322140
148UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM322175
150TE CONNECTIVITY321134
151ASML HOLDINGS318156
152ZF FRIEDRICHSHAFEN311168
153ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING308238
153MAGNA INTERNATIONAL308152
155MARVELL TECHNOLOGY307129
156FRAUNHOFER305180
157SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES299167
158WHIRLPOOL298132
159ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS296145
159JUNIPER NETWORKS296146
159NIPPON TELEGRAPH & TELEPHONE296156
162JOHNSON CONTROLS295141
163AISIN SEIKI294139
164SANOFI292152
165SKYWORKS SOLUTIONS286182
166DEUTSCHE TELEKOM285211
167OMRON283190
167XIAOMI283172
169TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY278217
170PAYPAL HOLDINGS276166
170SCHAEFFLER276150
172NIKON275163
173ACCENTURE274186
174BRIDGESTONE272156
175COMCAST270164
176STATE FARM INSURANCE269188
177ANALOG DEVICES268196
178EBAY265170
178NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL265177
178ROHM265148
181TATA SONS264NR
182NICHIA263174
183BMW262198
183MASTERCARD262256
185LAM RESEARCH261144
186CASIO COMPUTER259183
187WALT DISNEY257163
188NIDEC253193
189SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY251177
190ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES248209
191ECHOSTAR247149
192ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS244159
193COMPAGNIE DE SAINT GOBAIN243200
193NOVARTIS243148
195HAIER GROUP242213
196SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC240227
197DANAHER238159
198KFUPM236173
199SMIC235225
199VISA235231
201KLA234207
201SHIMADZU234270
203TEXTRON230247
204AAC TECHNOLOGIES229218
204KOCH INDUSTRIES229215
206MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS226252
207MERCK225171
208USAA223270
209BAIDU220NR
210STANFORD UNIVERSITY219161
211SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL218159
212MAHLE217241
213TERUMO216223
214ASAHI KASEI215208
215SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES209230
216NIELSEN207NR
217CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES205258
218SUN PATENT TRUST203185
219BAE SYSTEMS202223
220ECOLAB200227
220MAZDA MOTOR200234
220RAMBUS200244
223PARTNERS HEALTHCARE SYSTEM197169
224CADENCE DESIGN SYSTEMS196NR
224EVONIK INDUSTRIES196204
224JTEKT196204
227THALES195206
228CALIFORNIA INST. OF TECHNOLOGY194236
229FRESENIUS SE & CO.192283
230THYSSENKRUPP191283
231BORGWARNER189188
232IMMERSION188260
232JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY188254
232SHIMANO188238
232XILINX188268
236BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY187200
236TIVO187193
238HENKEL AG & CO185254
239HERE HOLDING184225
239TIANMA MICROELECTRONICS184NR
241UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN183262
242AGC181287
242MICRO FOCUS181NR
244INTUITIVE SURGICAL180279
245ALTRIA179NR
245CUMMINS179214
247COOK GROUP177178
247NETAPP177NR
249NGK INSULATORS176287
250DAIKIN INDUSTRIES174249
250SONOS174204
252TORAY INDUSTRIES172200
252WISCONSIN ALUMNI RESEARCH FDN.172221
254NORTHROP GRUMMAN171244
255DELTA ELECTRONICS170182
256BOSE169262
257OPEN INVENTION NETWORK168283
258WEATHERFORD INTERNATIONAL166268
259COLGATE-PALMOLIVE165280
259NVIDIA165189
261KAWASAKI HEAVY INDUSTRIES164228
261L'OREAL164220
261MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY164197
264CIRRUS LOGIC163NR
265HARVARD UNIVERSITY162274
265ROCKWELL AUTOMATION162220
267AU OPTRONICS161247
267US DEPT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES161247
269FILA KOREA160241
269MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL HOLDINGS160277
269SPLUNK160NR
272HUBBELL159NR
272INTUIT159NR
272WELLS FARGO159NR
275INGERSOLL-RAND158294
275INTERNATIONAL GAME TECHNOLOGY158250
275MICHELIN158260
278ARKEMA157262
279FUJIKURA155265
279NITTO DENKO155234
281HTC154265
281INNOLUX154NR
281KOBE STEEL154273
281SYNOPSYS154NR
285GOPRO153300
285SKF153217
287QORVO151232
287SUBARU151NR
287SYNAPTICS151191
290BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB150NR
290DROPBOX150NR
290JFE HOLDINGS150275
290NESTLE150229
294EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES149NR
295PURDUE UNIVERSITY148290
296HRL LABORATORIES147NR
296MERCK & CO.147213
298SMITH & NEPHEW146238
299ENDRESS+HAUSER143NR
300MAXLINEAR142283
300XPERI142241