Sumitomo Life Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Sumitomo Life has a total of 41 patents globally, out of which 6 have been granted. Of these 41 patents, more than 4% patents are active. Japan is where Sumitomo Life has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by USA and it also seems reasonable as the biggest market for Sumitomo Life is Japan. Parallelly, Japan seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Sumitomo Life.

Sumitomo Life was founded in 1907, Sumitomo Life Insurance Company provides life insurance products to support numerous customers and their families primarily in Japan.

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

How many patents does Sumitomo Life have?

Sumitomo Life has a total of 41 patents globally. These patents belong to 40 unique patent families. Out of 41 patents, 2 patents are active.

How many Sumitomo Life patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Sumitomo Life Patents Portfolio

Patent Families

Sumitomo Life Patents

How Many Patents did Sumitomo Life File Every Year?

Sumitomo Life 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 GrantSumitomo Life Applications FiledSumitomo Life Patents Granted
200012
200120
20025
20032
20041
20051
200811
20091
201011
20121
20141

How Many Patents did Sumitomo Life File in Different Countries?

Sumitomo Life Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Sumitomo Life Filed Patents

CountryPatents
Japan38
United States Of America3

Where are Research Centers of Sumitomo Life Patents Located?

Research Centers of Sumitomo Life Patents

10 Best Sumitomo Life Patents

JP2002251226A is the most popular patent in the Sumitomo Life portfolio. It has received 32 citations so far from companies like Yamaha Corporation, Fujitsu Limited and Nikon.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Sumitomo Life:

Publication NumberCitation Count
JP2002251226A32
JP2002366741A27
JP2002259790A27
JP2003058665A19
US8103529B117
JP2002297911A15
JP2002063324A14
US7765115B113
JP2002140527A13
JP2003345981A9

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What are Sumitomo Life’s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Sumitomo Life?

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

R&D Focus: How Sumitomo Life search focus changed over the years?

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Updated on February 15, 2022

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