Annual report 2014

Key trends and detailed statistics, a report on the Office's strategy and activities, plus a video message from Benoît Battistelli

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Top patentees

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.

Top patentees 2014

Analysis based on granted patents published in 2014.

More detailed data as PDF and as Excel sheets

Top 25 patentees (XLS, 99 KB)

Please note: The consolidation process used may lead to some discrepancies with the lists in previous years.

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