Hikari Tsushin Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Hikari Tsushin has a total of 39 patents globally, out of which 15 have been granted. Of these 39 patents, more than 15% patents are active. Japan is where Hikari Tsushin has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by China and Korea (South). Parallelly, Japan seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Hikari Tsushin.

Hikari Tsushin was founded in the year 1988 by Yasumitsu Shigeta. The company has business targeting small & medium-size enterprises with services such as the provision of distribution network, telecommunication lines, office automation equipment, in-house products via Mobile Virtual Network Operator and offers individual insurance plans. As of February 2023, the market cap of Hikari Tsushin is $ 815.35 Billion.

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

How many patents does the founder and CEO of Hikari Tsushin have?

The founder and CEO Yasumitsu Shigeta has 0 patents.

How many patents does Hikari Tsushin have?

Hikari Tsushin has a total of 39 patents globally. These patents belong to 29 unique patent families. Out of 39 patents, 6 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Hikari Tsushin File Every Year?

Hikari Tsushin Patents 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 GrantHikari Tsushin Applications FiledHikari Tsushin Patents Granted

How many Hikari Tsushin patents are Alive/Dead?

Hikari Tsushin Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Hikari Tsushin File in Different Countries?

Hikari Tsushin Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Hikari Tsushin Filed Patents

Korea (South)6

 Where are the Research Centres of Hikari Tsushin Patents Located?

Research Centres of Hikari Tsushin Patents

10 Best Hikari Tsushin Patents

CN108297098A is the most popular patent in the Hikari Tsushin portfolio. It has received 41 citations so far from companies like Goertek, Roborn Technology Licensing, and Beijing Tomato Times Technology.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Hikari Tsushin:

Publication NumberCitation Count

List of Hikari Tsushin Patents

Hikari Tsushin PatentsTitle
CN101998924BWater Server Bottle
CN102471045BBeverage Server
CN101923543BNetwork Online Flash Automatic Generation Method
CN201674517UHotel Room Electronic Convenient Information System
CN201465176UElectronic Coupon Information System For Hotel Room
CN108406764AIntelligent Open Type Service Robot Operating System And Method
CN108297098AControl System And Method Of Artificial Intelligence Drive Robot
CN103389854AMulti-Language Environment Automatic Switching Method And System Based On Windows System
CN101923687AControl Method Of Information System Of Electronic Coupons Of Hotel Guest Rooms
CN101923688AHotel Guest Room Electronic Convenient Information System Control Method
WO2013099845A1Information Provision System, Information Provision Device, Information Provision Method, And Information Provision Program
WO2011024390A1Beverage Server
WO2010007744A1Water Server Bottle
JP6386254B2Search Assistance Program, Search Assistance System And Method Of Search Assistance
JP1453668SBeverage Dispenser Body
JP4768841B2Telephone Sales Support System And Telephone Sales Support Method
JP4486221B2Information Provision System And Information Provision Method
JP4006486B2Telephone Sales Support System And Method
JP2017011816ACharging Device For Portable Walkie-Talkie Using High-Efficiency Solar Cell Module
JP2016199300ADrink Server
JP2016120939AWater Discharge Lever Stopper
JP2015210726AAutomatic Voice Reservation Device, Automatic Voice Reservation System, Automatic Voice Reservation Method, And Program
JP2013134580AInformation Provision System, Information Provision Device, Information Provision Method, And Information Provision Program
JP2013042455ACaller Number Notification Program, Gateway Server, Caller Number Notification System And Notification Method Of Caller Number
JP2013030135ACustomer Information Collection System And Customer Information Collection Method
JP2002259219AMethod And System For Identifying User On Communication Network
JP2002197288ANetwork Related Services Providing Method And Leased Server Providing Method
JP2002109424ASettlement Administration Unit, Settlement Administration Method And Recording Medium
JP2002063103AMethod For Displaying Additional Information And Device For The Same, And Computer-Readable Recording Medium
KR100797044B1Antenna Having Feeder Of Quarter Wavelength
KR1020160122062ABeverage Server
KR1020160053349APrescription Hair Hardener And A Method Of Manufacturing Sodium Glutamate
KR1020160053367APrescription L- Sodium Glutamate Permanent Wave Chemicals And A Method Of Manufacturing The Same
KR1020120062645ABeverage Server
KR1020110042034AWater Server Bottle
TWI501915BBeverage Dispenser
MOJ001503CBottle For Water Dispenser.
TWI412471BWater Dispenser Bottle
MOJ001157CBeverage Dispenser.

What are Hikari Tsushin‘s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Hikari Tsushin?

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

R&D Focus: How has Hikari Tsushin‘s search focus changed over the years?


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