West Japan Railway Patents – Key Insights and Stats

West Japan Railway has a total of 813 patents globally, out of which 593 have been granted. Of these 813 patents, more than 53% patents are active. Japan is where West Japan Railway has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by China. Parallelly, Japan seems to be the main focused R&D centre of West Japan Railway.

West Japan Railway was founded in the year 1987. Company provides rail transportation services. The Company also operates ferries in Miyajima, manages real estate, shopping centres, and hotels, and offers leisure-related services such as travel packaging products. As of October 2022, West Japan Railway has a market cap of $9.66 Billion.

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

How many patents does the CEO of West Japan Railway has?

The CEO, Kazuaki Hasegawa has 0 patents.

How many patents does West Japan Railway have?

West Japan Railway has a total of 813 patents globally. These patents belong to 785 unique patent families. Out of 813 patents, 432 patents are active.

How Many Patents did West Japan Railway File Every Year?

West Japan Railway 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 GrantWest Japan Railway Applications FiledWest Japan Railway Patents Granted

How many West Japan Railway patents are Alive/Dead?

West Japan Railway Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did West Japan Railway File in Different Countries?

West Japan Railway Worldwide Patent Filing

Where are Research Centres of West Japan Railway Patents Located?

R&D Centres of West Japan Railway

10 Best West Japan Railway Patents

JP2009245730A is the most popular patent in the West Japan Railway portfolio. It has received 58 citations so far from companies like Sanyo Electric Co Ltd, Lg Chemical Ltd and Gentherm Incorporated.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents West Japan Railway:

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What are West Japan Railways key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by West Japan Railway?

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

R&D Focus: How has West Japan Railway‘s search focus changed over the years?


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