A European company, Siemens, heads the list of top patentees at the EPO for the third year running, with Robert Bosch dropping from first to third place. Asian firms, such as Samsung, LG Group and Huawei, feature prominently on the top 10 list.
Analysis based on granted patents published in 2014.
Top 25 patentees (XLS, 99 KB)
Please note: The consolidation process used may lead to some discrepancies with the lists in previous years.