Rank Company No. Patents Industry Revenues($ mil USD) Profit($ mil USD)
1 IBM 272,313 Information Technology Services 94,128 12,022
2 Samsung Electronics 563,581 Electronic Equipment 195,845 21,922
3 Canon 468,007 Business Equipment 35,215 2,407
4 Sony 355,594 Electronic Equipment 74,724 -1,145
5 Toshiba 1,885,903 Diversified Machinery 63,175 -
6 Hitachi 772,005 Electronic Equipment 88,786 2,194
7 Microsoft 98,934 Business Software & Services 86,833 22,074
8 Fujitsu 966,135 Electronic Equipment 43,231 1,273
9 General Electric 249,800 Diversified Machinery 148,321 15,233
10 Intel 71,161 Semiconductor - Broad Line 55,870 11,704
11 NEC 470,450 Information Technology Services 26,699 521
12 Panasonic 739,439 Electronic Equipment 70,169 1,632
13 Micron Technologies 34,267 Semiconductor - Memory Chips 16,192 2,899
14 Mitsubishi Electric 377,383 Electronic Equipment 69,755 3,643
15 Seiko Epson 199,614 Computer Based Systems 9,040 3,294
16 HP 81,716 Diversified Computer Systems 111,454 5,013
17 Siemens 444,313 Diversified Machinery 101,560 7,288
18 Eastman Kodak Company 102,129 Electronic Equipment 446 -22
19 LG Electronics 261,082 Electronic Equipment 57,038 379
20 Motorola 82,793 Communication Equipment - -
21 Texas Instruments 360,094 Semiconductor - Broad Line 3,429 1,997
22 Honda Motor 190,951 Auto Manufacturers - Major 121,221 4,633
23 Xerox 148,528 Information Technology Services 19,540 1,084
24 Ricoh 214,962 Business Equipment 20,310 8,250
25 Sharp Corporation 188,982 Electronic Equipment 25,341 -2,022
26 Bosch 255,796 Auto Parts 64,961 3,196
27 Toyota Motor 1,009,846 Auto Manufacturers - Major 247,702 19,766
28 Fujifilm 185,216 Business Services 17,860 8,012
29 Foxconn 80,123 Diversified Electronics 139,039 4,307
30 Qualcomm 110,675 Communication Equipment 26,487 7,967