Foreign vs Domestic Players: Year Wise Patent Filing Trend in Smartphone Technology in USA (2007-2018)

During 2007-2018, over 55% of the patents are filed by the US Company. Japan is at #3 spot however patent filing in mobile devices by Japanese companies has gradually increased while by South Korean companies it has almost doubled. Chinese companies’ patent filing activities in the US – From 96 patents in 2007 to 1014 patents in 2017 – has been increasing at a steep pace.

Updated on September 7, 2020

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