2020 Top 50 US Patent Assignees

The organizations who received the most patent grants from the USPTO in 2020. The table is accurate as of January 14, 2021.

La clasificación en los 50 primeros, así como otras clasificaciones de IFI proporcionan información sobre las empresas y organizaciones de I+D más innovadoras. Nuestra plataforma CLAIMS Direct procesa miles de documentos de patentes nuevas cada día y estandariza los datos, permitiendo un análisis rápido y preciso.

Organization 2020 Grants 2019 Grants % Change Rank Change
1 International Business Machines Corp 9.130 9.262 -1 0
2 Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 6.415 6.469 -1 0
3 Canon Inc 3.225 3.548 -9 0
4 Microsoft Technology Licensing LLC 2.905 3.081 -6 0
5 Intel Corp 2.867 3.020 -5 0
6 Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co TSMC Ltd 2.833 2.331 22 6
7 LG Electronics Inc 2.831 2.805 1 -1
8 Apple Inc 2.791 2.490 12 -1
9 Huawei Technologies Co Ltd 2.761 2.418 14 1
10 Qualcomm Inc 2.276 2.348 -3 1
11 Amazon Technologies Inc 2.244 2.427 -8 -2
12 Sony Corp 2.239 2.142 5 2
13 BOE Technology Group Co Ltd 2.144 2.177 -2 0
14 Toyota Motor Corp 2.079 2.034 2 2
15 Ford Global Technologies LLC 2.025 2.468 -18 -7
16 Samsung Display Co Ltd 1.902 1.946 -2 1
17 Google LLC 1.817 2.102 -14 -2
18 General Electric Co 1.760 1.818 -3 0
19 Micron Technology Inc 1.535 1.268 21 6
20 Hyundai Motor Co 1.464 1.504 -3 0
21 Boeing Co 1.435 1.383 4 1
22 Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson AB 1.366 1.607 -15 -3
23 Seiko Epson Corp 1.334 1.345 -1 0
24 Kia Motors Corp 1.323 921 44 17
25 Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co Ltd 1.283 1.387 -7 -4
26 AT&T Intellectual Property I LP 1.238 1.158 7 3
27 Honda Motor Co Ltd 1.205 1.080 12 4
28 Mitsubishi Electric Corp 1.204 1.244 -3 -1
29 Texas Instruments Inc 1.147 894 28 13
30 EMC IP Holding Co LLC 1.094 926 18 9
31 Cisco Technology Inc 1.059 1.050 1 2
32 Sharp Corp 1.042 819 27 14
33 Denso Corp 1.030 1.052 -2 -1
34 LG Display Co Ltd 989 865 14 9
35 Robert Bosch GmbH 965 1.107 -13 -5
36 Toshiba Corp 957 1.170 -18 -8
37 LG Chem Ltd 947 791 20 13
38 Facebook Inc 938 989 -5 -2
39 NEC Corp 937 923 2 1
40 SK Hynix Inc 930 798 17 7
41 Ricoh Co Ltd 928 980 -5 -4
42 Fujitsu Ltd 917 1.008 -9 -7
43 Koninklijke Philips NV 874 973 -10 -5
44 Hewlett Packard Development Co LP 873
45 Dell Products LP 849
46 Fujifilm Corp 814 791 3 3
47 Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP 807 794 2 1
48 GM Global Technology Operations LLC 781 1.285 -39 -24
49 Halliburton Energy Services Inc 771 1.020 -24 -15
50 Murata Manufacturing Co Ltd 764 842 -9 -5

† In April 2020 United Technologies Corp (UTC) acquired Raytheon and changed name from UTC to Raytheon Technologies Corp (RTC). UTC is the assignee of 492 US patents issued in 2020 while 669 have been issued with the RTC new name. If counts are combined, the total of 1161 would put RTC in 29th place in the top 50 ranking.

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