JFE Holdings Patents – Key Insights and Stats

JFE Holdings has a total of 80689 patents globally, out of which 27929 have been granted. Of these 80689 patents, more than 75% patents are active. Japan is where JFE Holdings has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and China and it also seems reasonable as the biggest market for JFE Holdings is Japan, it has generated an annual revenue of $28.6 billion in the year 2020. Japan seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of JFE Holdings.

JFE Holdings was formed in 2002 by the merging of NKK and Kawasaki Steel Corporation. Company is doing business steelmaking, engineering and trading. As of November 2021, JFE Holdings has a market cap of $7.14 billion.

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

How many patents does JFE Holdings have?

JFE Holdings has a total of 80689 patents globally. These patents belong to 50772 unique patent families. Out of 80689 patents, 60789 patents are active.

How many JFE Holdings patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

JFE Holdings Worldwide Legal Trends

Patent Families

JFE Holdings Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did JFE Holdings File Every Year?

JFE Holdings 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 GrantJFE Holdings Applications FiledJFE Holdings Patents Granted
201151233917
201253054884
201351285147
201449535306
201554786343
201647796531
201748635290
201839645351
201937564831
202017744455
2021225

How Many Patents did JFE Holdings File in Different Countries?

JFE Holdings Patent Portfolio in top 10 countries

Countries in which JFE Holdings Filed Patents

CountryPatents
Japan47808
Europe5594
China4819
Korea (South)4443
United States Of America3504
Taiwan2103
India1721
Canada1002
Thailand995
Mexico871
Brazil808
Russia572
Indonesia525
Viet Nam460
Australia437
Germany226
Philippines222
Malaysia172
Turkey152
Singapore140
Argentina111
Spain107
Sweden81
South Africa51
Austria21
Poland20
Colombia18
New Zealand17
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)16
Norway16
Chile15
Peru14
Gulf Cooperation Council13
Denmark11
Portugal9
United Kingdom8
Ukraine6
Eurasia4
France4
Saudi Arabia2
Africa1
Georgia1
Kazakhstan1
Hungary1
Mongolia1

Where are Research Centers of JFE Holdings Patents Located?

JFE Holdings R&D Centers

10 Best JFE Holdings Patents

US6364968B1 is the most popular patent in the JFE Holdings portfolio. It has received 155 citations so far from companies like Posco, Nippon Steel and Thyssenkrupp Steel.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of JFE Holdings:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6364968B1155
JP2002332919A135
EP2325346A1117
JP2001207235A117
JP2010090475A112
US6523416B2112
JP2003303711A111
JP2010065272A110
JP2008291304A108
WO2013051238A1103

Which Companies are using JFE Holdings Patents to Advance their Research?

If patents or patents from a particular technology area of a company receive a lot of citations, it implies that the technology is being followed and incrementally innovated by the citing companies. It also indicates that citing companies are working on similar and closely related technologies.

The top citing companies in the JFE Holdings patent portfolio are Nippon Steel, Posco and Kobe Steel

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Nippon Steel191
Posco71
Kobe Steel52
Thyssenkrupp Steel41
Arcelormittal37
Baoshan Iron And Steel18
Global Technology Operations14
US Bank14
Tata Steel13
Ntn Corporation10

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on JFE Holdings Patents

JFE Holdings Patent Portfolio

Top JFE Holdings Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US6364968B113
US20110146852A113
US8562758B211
US7767037B211
US20110139315A111
US20060243354A111
US20030111144A111
US20070163679A111
US20020157734A110
US20050147832A110

What Percentage of JFE Holdings US Patent Applications were Granted?

JFE Holdings (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 2154 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 1372 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 75.59%.

Below are the key stats of JFE Holdings patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for JFE Holdings?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationSuccess Rate
Ratnerprestia51178.22%
Ip Group Of Dla Piper Llp Us50764.93%
Oliff Plc33683.90%
Holtz Holtz & Volek Pc26977.99%
Kenja Ip Law Pc22272.88%
Nixon & Vanderhye Pc9871.13%
Oblon Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt L L P11100.00%
Kevin S Lemack9100.00%
Mcdermott Will & Emery Llp966.67%
Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward8100.00%

By committed to the corporate vision of “contributing to society with the world’s most innovative technology,” the JFE Group has worked to increase its corporate value and satisfy all of its stakeholders. They have utilised their complete strengths developed via our broad range of industries centred on iron and extending to steel, engineering, and commerce in order to deliver solutions that contribute to society’s sustainable development in a fast changing business environment.

JFE Holdings will aggressively use technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), the internet of things (IoT) and big data, and robotics in the implementation of these measures, progressively expanding the scope of application for each. In addition, large-scale legacy systems, such as existing mission-critical systems at steelworks, are being upgraded as part of corporate reforms.

The JFE Group takes a company-wide approach to applying loT technologies, AI, and data science to equipment, processes, and operations in a methodical and efficient manner. It has started by improving its data-collection platform for a variety of processes, and it is working to improve quality assurance and quality control levels by using data consistently across multiple processes, as well as using data seamlessly throughout the company to increase operational efficiency and cut costs.

What are JFE Holdings key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by JFE Holdings?

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

R&D FocusHow JFE Holdings research focus changed over the years?

Interested in knowing about the areas of innovation that are being protected by JFE Holdings?

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