Annual report 2013

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, 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.

Top patentees 2013 (JPG)

Analysis based on granted patents published in 2013.


More detailed data as PDF and as Excel sheets

Top 25 patentees (PDF, 16 KB)

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


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