Keyence has a total of 3077 patents globally, out of which 1795 have been granted. Of these 3077 patents, more than 50% patents are active. Japan is where Keyence has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by USA and Germany, it has generated an annual revenue of $6.30 billion in the year 2021. Parallelly, Japan seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Keyence.
Keyence was founded in the year 1974 by Takemitsu Takizaki. Keyence is a direct sales organization that develops and manufactures automation sensors, vision systems, barcode readers, laser markers, measuring instruments, and digital microscopes. As of April 2022, Keyence has a market cap of $108.70 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Keyence which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Keyence’ patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Keyence’ patent portfolio.
How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Keyence have?
The founder and Chairman, Takemitsu Takizaki, has 2 patents.
How many patents does Keyence have?
Keyence has a total of 3077 patents globally. These patents belong to 2114 unique patent families. Out of 3077 patents, 1569 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Keyence File Every Year?
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.
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How many Keyence patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Keyence File in Different Countries?
Where are Research Centres of Keyence Patents Located?
There are 2114 R&D Centres of Keyence, all of which are located in Japan.
10 Best Keyence Patents
US6983886B2 is the most popular patent in the Keyence portfolio. It has received 129 citations so far from companies like Fujitsu, Canon, and Microsoft.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Keyence:
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Which Companies are using Keyence 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 Keyence patent portfolio are Omron, Canon, and Olympus Corporation.
List of the top forward citing Companies –
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Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Keyence Patents
Top Keyence Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
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