A European company, Robert Bosch, heads the list of top patentees at the EPO for the second year running, with Siemens dropping from second to third place. Asian firms, such as Samsung, LG Group and Panasonic, feature prominently on the top 10 list.
Analysis based on granted patents published in 2013.
Top 25 patentees (PDF, 16 KB)
Please note: The consolidation process used may lead to some discrepancies with the lists in previous years.