Top 10 German Patent Filers in Germany

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Top 10 German Patent Filers in Germany: We shall discuss the top 10 companies which are German based, that file patents in Germany in this article. We will discuss about the company background, number of patents filed, along with its ranking in the top 10 list.

Top 10 German Patent Filers in Germany (Publication Year: 2011-2016), 

Here is a list of top 10 German based to file patents in Germany.

  • Robert Bosch:A multinational electronics company which is headquartered in Gerlingen, Germany, secures the top position by registering 31,085 patents in Germany. The company holds its core in supplying automotive components, such as brakes, electronics, electrical drives, generators, fuel systems, power tools, packaging technology, etc.
  • Siemens:A conglomerate company with headquarters in Munich and Berlin, secures the second position in the list by registering 15,768 patents in Germany. The company holds its core for energy, industry automation, and healthcare (medical diagnostics equipment and health care division).
  • Daimler:A multinational automation company with headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany, secures the third position of the list by registering 12,691 patents in Germany. The company holds its core in bike, car, bus, and truck manufacturing.
  • Schaeffler Technologies: A technology based company with headquarters in Herzogenaurach, Germany, secures fourth position in the list by registering 10,925 patents in Germany. The company holds its core in manufacturing element bearings in industry, such as automotive, aerospace and industrial based.
  • Volkswagen: An automaker based company with headquarters in Wolfsburg, secures fifth position in the list by registering 6,513 patents in Germany. The company holds its core in manufacturing and selling luxurious cars.
  • Bayerische Motoren Werke (BMW): An automotive based company with headquarters in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, secures sixth position in the list by registering 6,282 patents in Germany.  The company holds its core in manufacturing automobiles, motorcycles and cars, and aircraft engines.
  • ZF Friedrichshafen:An automotive based company with headquarters in Friedrichshafen, Germany, secures seventh position in the list by registering 5,780 patents in Germany. The company holds its core in design, engineering, manufacturing, research & development for automobiles, such as commercial vehicles, construction equipment for marine, aviation industry, and general industrial applications.
  • Audi: An automobile manufacturing company with headquarters in Ingolstadt, Germany, secures eighth position in the list by registering 5,672 patents in Germany. The company holds its core in design, marketing, production, and engineering of luxury vehicles.
  • Bosch & Siemens Home Appliances:A home appliance manufacturing firm with headquarters in Munich, Germany, takes the ninth position in the list by registering 5,117 patents in Germany. As the name suggests, this firm is a joint venture between Robert Bosch GmbH (Stuttgart) and Siemens AG (Munich); together they are commonly known as BSH. The company holds its core in manufacturing home appliances for cooking, laundry machine (top-load, front-load, fully and semi-automatic), dish-washing, refrigeration, etc.
  • Infineon Technologies: A semiconductor manufacturer company with headquarters in Neubiberg, Germany, secures tenth position in the list by registering 4,644 patents in Germany. The company holds its core in manufacturing of Microcontroller devices, communication ICs, ESD protection diodes, and power electronics.

Data Source: Questel Orbit

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