Fujifilm Patents – Insights & Stats (Updated 2023)

Fujifilm has a total of 118281 patents globally, out of which 70053 have been granted. Of these 118281 patents, more than 60% patents are active. Japan is where Fujifilm has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by United States of America and China. Parallelly, Japan seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Fujifilm.

Fujifilm was founded in the year 1934. The Company manufactures and distributes photographic and imaging equipment. The Company produces digital cameras, optical devices, color photo paper service equipment and other equipment. Company also produces medical system equipment, graphic system equipment, flat panel display materials, electronic material development and other products.

Do read about some of the most popular patents of Fujifilm which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Fujifilm patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Fujifilm patent portfolio.

How many patents does the CEO of Fujifilm have?

The CEO Teiichi Goto has 0 patent.

How many patents does Fujifilm have?

Fujifilm has a total of 118281 patents globally. These patents belong to 50079 unique patent families. Out of 118281 patents, 71678 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Fujifilm File Every Year?

Fujifilm Patent Filing Trend

Are you wondering why there is a drop in patent filing for the last two years? It is because a patent application can take up to 18 months to get published. Certainly, it doesn’t suggest a decrease in the patent filing.

Year of Patents Filing or GrantFujifilm Applications FiledFujifilm Patents Granted
202313994479
202251535581
202174465756
202081685712
201988686209
201885675887
201787706172
201695617359
201596876469
201487748588
201392857841

How many Fujifilm patents are Alive/Dead?

Fujifilm Patent Portfolio

 How Many Patents did Fujifilm File in Different Countries?

Fujifilm Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Fujifilm Filed Patents

CountryPatents
Japan43160
United States Of America24333
China14067
Europe6347
Taiwan4085
Korea (South)4039
Germany3518
Austria2824
United Kingdom642
Australia530
India428
Singapore379
Canada221
Brazil204
Israel144
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)134
Spain133
Malaysia97
Russia84
Denmark73
Mexico66
Poland58
Viet Nam53
Cyprus43
Portugal40
Norway39
Italy36
Slovenia34
Philippines31
Malta30
South Africa29
Estonia28
Indonesia27
Slovakia26
New Zealand24
Hungary23
Croatia23
Lithuania16
Serbia16
Albania15
United Arab Emirates6
Turkey6
Eurasia4
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia3
Chile3
San Marino3
Thailand2
Argentina2
Finland2
Colombia1
Saudi Arabia1
Switzerland1
Netherlands1

Where are Research Centres of Fujifilm Patents Located?

R&D Centers of Fujifilm

10 Best Fujifilm Patents

US10101861B2 is the most popular patent in the Fujifilm portfolio. It has received 537 citations so far from companies like Ethicon Llc, Cilag Gmbh International and Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Fujifilm:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US10101861B2537
US8914263B2259
US9167960B2232
WO2015166779A1193
US8790253B2186
US8506478B2181
US8535817B2178
US8541730B2178
US10417446B2164
US9943230B2160

How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Fujifilm patents?

The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Fujifilm invention. They couldn’t because Fujifilm had protected those before them.

Examiners at the USPTO referred 5828 Fujifilm patents in 19762 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Fujifilm patent portfolio are Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Ricoh Company and Samsung Electronics.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Fujifilm –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Fujifilm PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha10872168
Ricoh Company328669
Samsung Electronics276656
Seiko Epson Corporation263481
Sony Corporation220488
Olympus Corporation206382
Kyocera Document Solutions163248
Hewlett-Packard Development132253
Xerox Corporation104193
IBM100199

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Fujifilm Patents

 Top Fujifilm Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US9683853B222
US8411968B221
US8363953B219
US8463741B218
US8343628B218
US9226729B217
US8601538B216
US8832119B215
US9826959B214
US8860714B214
US9754833B213
US8715035B213
US8691351B213
US8593656B213
US8538103B213

What Percentage of Fujifilm US Patent Applications were Granted?

Fujifilm (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 33071 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 24107 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 77.95%.

Below are the key stats of Fujifilm patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Fujifilm?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Sughrue Mion Pllc802665.22%
Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch618975.39%
Studebaker & Brackett147078.68%
Solaris Intellectual Property Group135969.81%
Jciprnet130081.54%
Nixon & Vanderhye117075.90%
Edwards Neils111860.10%
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney103170.90%
Mcginn Intellectual Property Law71760.25%
Cpa Global359100.00%

What are Fujifilm key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Fujifilm?

The chart below distributes patents filed by Fujifilm in different countries on the basis of the technology protected in patents. It also represents the markets where Fujifilm thinks it’s important to protect particular technology inventions.

R&D Focus: How has Fujifilm search focus changed over the years?

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