Howa Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Howa has a total of 89 patents globally, out of which 55 have been granted. Of these 89 patents, more than 78% patents are active. Japan is where Howa has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by China and Thailand. Parallelly, Japan seems to be the main focused R&D centre of Howa.

Howa was founded in the year 1907. Company is a Japanese machinery manufacturer. The company is known internationally for their production of military and civilian firearms.

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

How many patents does Howa have?

Howa has a total of 89 patents globally. These patents belong to 66 unique patent families. Out of 89 patents, 70 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Howa File Every Year?

Howa 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 GrantHowa Applications FiledHowa Patents Granted
202255
202165
202092
201996
201872
201735
201626
201564
201442
201346
201291
201124

How many Howa patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Howa Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Howa File in Different Countries?

Howa Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Howa Filed Patents

CountryPatents
Japan63
China16
Thailand5

 

Where are Research Centres of Howa Patents Located?

The R&D Centres of patents filed by Howa are in Japan.

10 Best Howa Patents

JP2006137160A is the most popular patent in the Howa portfolio. It has received 42 citations so far from companies like Toyota Boshoku Corp, Honda Motor, and Yazaki Corp.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
JP2006137160A42
JP2009096401A18
JP2010036675A14
JP2010101234A9
JP2016222135A7
JP4182111B25
CN1937031B4
JP3592274B23
JP4361036B22
CN112585037A1

What are Howa key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Howa?

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

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

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