Top 100 Patent Filing Companies in India – 2023

In this article, we explore the intellectual property landscape to identify the leading patent filing companies in India for 2023. From established conglomerates to agile startups, these companies are driving innovation across diverse sectors, shaping the future of technology, healthcare, manufacturing, and beyond.

Let’s delve deeper into the patent activity of 2023 and discover the driving forces behind India’s innovation surge.

RankCompaniesPatent CountHQ CountrySector
1Qualcomm4459United StatesTechnology / Semiconductor
2Samsung Electronics3060South KoreaTechnology / Electronics
3Huawei2333ChinaTechnology / Telecommunications
4Ericsson1518SwedenTechnology / Telecommunications
5Sabyasachi Calcutta LLP1234IndiaLaw Firm
6Honda Motor1146JapanAutomotive
7Philips995NetherlandsTechnology / Electronics
8Microsoft944United StatesTechnology / Software
9Oppo902ChinaTechnology / Electronics
10Google884United StatesTechnology / Internet
11TVS Motor812IndiaAutomotive
12TCS762IndiaTechnology / IT Services
13JFE Steel761JapanManufacturing / Steel
14Bluest Mettle Solutions Pvt Ltd755IndiaTechnology / IT Services
15Xiaomi705ChinaTechnology / Electronics
16Bosch675GermanyManufacturing / Automotive
17Nippon Steel650JapanManufacturing / Steel
18Mitsubishi Electric646JapanTechnology / Electronics
19Apple638United StatesTechnology / Electronics
20LG Electronics637South KoreaTechnology / Electronics
21Mahindra & Mahindra634IndiaAutomotive
22Suzuki629JapanAutomotive
23Signify Holding Bv571NetherlandsTechnology / Lighting
24Hero MotoCorp553IndiaAutomotive
25Toyota524JapanAutomotive
26BASF513GermanyChemicals
27Schneider Electric483IndiaManufacturing / Electrical Equipment
28BHEL476IndiaManufacturing / Electrical Equipment
29Maruti Suzuki459IndiaAutomotive
30LG Energy Solution434South KoreaEnergy
31Panasonic418JapanTechnology / Electronics
32Daikin Industries372JapanManufacturing / HVAC
33Wipro359IndiaTechnology / IT Services
34Tata Steel350IndiaManufacturing / Steel
35Unilever339Netherlands / UKConsumer Goods
36Tata Motors335IndiaAutomotive
37General Electric334United StatesConglomerate
38Vivo333ChinaTechnology / Electronics
39Nissan Motor331JapanAutomotive
40Nokia311FinlandTechnology / Telecommunications
41ZTE Corporation292ChinaTechnology / Telecommunications
42Relaxo286IndiaFootwear
43Havells India283IndiaManufacturing / Electrical Equipment
44Dow Global Technologies274United StatesChemicals
45BOE Technology273ChinaTechnology / Electronics
46Ethicon265United StatesHealthcare / Medical Devices
47Intel254United StatesTechnology / Semiconductor
48Sony Group243JapanTechnology / Electronics
49Hitachi Energy242JapanEnergy
50Daimler219GermanyAutomotive
51Canon215JapanTechnology / Imaging
52Unicharm214JapanConsumer Goods / Personal Care
53Saint-Gobain212FranceManufacturing / Building Materials
54Toshiba203JapanConglomerate
55HP202United StatesTechnology / Computers
56TMEIC 196JapanTechnology / Industrial Systems
57Oracle195United StatesTechnology / Software
58Mitsubishi Heavy Industries193JapanConglomerate
59Largan Precision190TaiwanTechnology / Imaging Components
60ABB Schweiz188SwitzerlandTechnology / Industrial Automation
61Ethicon Endo Surgery186United StatesHealthcare / Medical Devices
62NEC Corp185JapanTechnology / Electronics
63Becton Dickinson & Co182United StatesHealthcare / Medical Devices
64Advanced New Tech Co Ltd181JapanTechnology
65Jio Platforms181IndiaTechnology / Telecommunications
66Godrej & Boyce180IndiaManufacturing
67Yamaha Motor176JapanAutomotive
68Siemens174GermanyConglomerate
69Hitachi Astemo161JapanAutomotive
70Euphoric Innovations Pte Ltd161SingaporeTechnology
71Ola Electric Mobility161IndiaAutomotive / Electric Vehicles
72Hitachi157JapanConglomerate
73Honeywell International156United StatesConglomerate
74Tencent155ChinaTechnology / Internet
75Interdigital Patent Holding153United StatesTechnology / Telecommunications
76Arcelormittal150LuxembourgManufacturing / Steel
77Borealis Ag149AustriaChemicals
78LG Chemical146South KoreaChemicals
79Deere & Co145United StatesManufacturing / Agriculture Machinery
80AMD136United StatesTechnology / Semiconductor
81Michael Aram128United StatesConsumer Goods / Home Decor
82Bharat Electronics127IndiaManufacturing / Electronics
83Murata Machinery126JapanManufacturing / Machinery
84Accenture125IrelandConsulting / Technology
85Uno Minda123IndiaAutomotive / Components
86Hyundai Motor122South KoreaAutomotive
87Amazon120United StatesTechnology / E-commerce
88Evonik Operations120GermanyChemicals
89Knorr-Bremse117GermanyManufacturing / Rail Technology
90Caterpillar115United StatesManufacturing / Construction Equipment
91Vmware115United StatesTechnology / Software
92Cilag114SwitzerlandHealthcare / Pharmaceuticals
93Otis Elevator114United StatesManufacturing / Elevators
94Kia Corp113South KoreaAutomotive
95IBM113United StatesTechnology / IT Services
96Rieter111SwitzerlandManufacturing / Textile Machinery
97Bajaj Auto111IndiaAutomotive
98Siemens Energy110GermanyEnergy
99POSCO108South KoreaManufacturing / Steel
100Kohler107United StatesManufacturing / Bathroom & Kitchen Fixtures

Note: For some companies, especially those with multiple headquarters or operating in diverse sectors, we’ve provided the primary headquarters country and the primary sector they are associated with.

Insights & Analysis

Technology Dominance:

The technology sector is the most prominent in the list, with companies like Qualcomm, Samsung Electronics, Huawei Tech, Microsoft, Google, and Intel leading the pack. This highlights the significant investment and focus on innovation within the tech industry.

Geographical Distribution:

United States: A significant number of top patent filers, including Qualcomm, Microsoft, Google, and Intel, are based in the United States, indicating the country’s strong emphasis on intellectual property and innovation.

Japan: Japanese companies such as Honda Motor, JFE Steel, and Mitsubishi Electric also feature prominently, reflecting Japan’s robust R&D capabilities across various sectors, particularly in automotive and electronics.

India: Indian companies like Sabyasachi Calcutta LLP, TVS Motor, and TCS are notable for their patent filings, showcasing India’s growing importance as a hub for innovation, particularly in the automotive and IT services sectors.

China: With companies like Huawei Tech, Oppo, and Xiaomi, China is also a key player, especially in the electronics and telecommunications sectors.

Sectoral Insights:

Automotive: Companies like Honda Motor, TVS Motor, Mahindra & Mahindra, and Maruti Suzuki are actively filing patents, indicating ongoing innovation in vehicle design, manufacturing processes, and new technologies such as electric vehicles.

Electronics: Samsung Electronics, Philips, LG Electronics, and Panasonic are major contributors, reflecting continuous advancements in consumer electronics and related technologies.

IT Services: Indian IT giants like TCS, Wipro, and Bluest Mettle Solutions are significant patent filers, highlighting innovation in software development, IT infrastructure, and digital services.

Which Indian companies filed the most patents in India in 2023?

Sr NoIndian CompaniesPatent CountHQ CountrySector
1Sabyasachi Calcutta LLP1234IndiaLaw Firm
2TVS Motor812IndiaAutomotive
3TCS762IndiaTechnology / IT Services
4Bluest Mettle Solutions Pvt Ltd755IndiaTechnology / IT Services
5Mahindra & Mahindra634IndiaAutomotive
6Hero MotoCorp553IndiaAutomotive
7Schneider Electric483IndiaManufacturing / Electrical Equipment
8BHEL476IndiaManufacturing / Electrical Equipment
9Maruti Suzuki459IndiaAutomotive
10Wipro359IndiaTechnology / IT Services
11Tata Steel350IndiaManufacturing / Steel
12Tata Motors335IndiaAutomotive
13Relaxo286IndiaFootwear
14Havells India283IndiaManufacturing / Electrical Equipment
15Jio Platforms181IndiaTechnology / Telecommunications
16Godrej & Boyce180IndiaManufacturing
17Ola Electric Mobility161IndiaAutomotive / Electric Vehicles
18Bharat Electronics127IndiaManufacturing / Electronics
19Uno Minda123IndiaAutomotive / Components
20Bajaj Auto111IndiaAutomotive
21ITC103IndiaConglomerate / Consumer Goods
22Vistas100IndiaTechnology / Software
23Crompton99IndiaManufacturing / Electrical Equipment
24Indian Oil Corporation97IndiaEnergy / Oil & Gas
25Walkaroo95IndiaManufacturing / Footwear
26BEML93IndiaManufacturing / Defense Equipment
27Bajaj Electricals92IndiaManufacturing / Electrical Equipment
28L&T90IndiaConglomerate / Engineering & Construction

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