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Analytics on IPR filings in Asian countries/regions – ASIAN COMPANIES ARE EMBRACING PTAB

2015/06/01

Data complied by NGB IP Research Institute, and utilizing data from Unified Patents and Lex Machina, show that Asian companies are increasing their usage of PTAB.

Some important findings include:

- Most filings are NPE related.

- Almost all filings are related to concurrent litigation in district Court

- Asian PTAB filer by largest to smallest are Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Mainland China

 

This analytic is referred to the IAM article on May 29, 2015: Asian companies flock to the PTAB, but China for once lags behind.

 

Analysis Method

 

Top IPR filers in the world

 

Trend of IPR filings depending on regions

 

 

Ratio of NPE-related IPR depending on Asian regions

Source:  

 

 

Most IPRs have related US litigations

 

 

JP IPR Petitioner (51 filers/240 IPRs)

1. Toyota                          32

2. Sony                             21

3. Toshiba                        20

4. Fujitsu Semiconductor    17

5. American Honda Motor  16

6. Nintendo of America      10

7. Sony Computer Entertainment America     9

8. Canon                            8

9. NHK Seating of America    7

9. Nissan North America      7

11. Renesas Electronics   6

11. Sony Mobile Communications               6

11. Fujitsu Network Communiactions               6

11. Yamaha Corp of America          6

 

CN IPR Petitioners (13 filers/42 IPRs)

1. ZTE (USA)                    17
中兴通讯股份有限公司

2. JIAWEI Technology (USA)  5
深圳珈伟光伏照明股份有限公司

3. Zhongshan Broad Ocean Motor    3
中山大洋电机股份有限公司

4. Broad Ocean Motor     3
大洋电机(美国)有限公司

5. BMC Medical                 2
北京怡和嘉业医疗科技有限公司

5. Lenovo (US)                   2
联想集团

5. Huawei Device USA      2
华为技术有限公司

5. Alliance of Rare-Earth Permanent Magnet Industry                          2
稀土永磁产业联盟

5. Zhuhai Seine Technology   2
珠海赛纳打印科技股份有限公司

 

TW IPR Petitioners (7 filers/65 IPRs)

1. HTC                               25
宏达国际电子股份有限公司

2. Taiwan Semiconductor    14
台湾积体电路制造股份有限公司

3. Apex Medical                7
雅博股份有限公司

3. Chimei Innolux              7
奇美电子股份有限公司

5. A-Top Technology         6
上尚科技股份有限公司

6. Asustek Computer        4
华硕电脑股份有限公司

7. Shinn Fu Company of America   2
信孚产业股份有限公司

 

KR IPR Petitioners (11 filers/160 IPRs)

1. Samsung Electronics  74

2. LG Electronics             46

3. LG Display                    11

4. Hyundai Motor             9

5. Samsung Electronics (US)                               7

6. Seoul Semiconductor   5

7. Toshiba Samsung Storage Technology Korea Corp      2

8. Hyundai Mobis                    2

9. Hyundai Motor America    2

10. Kum Oh Electronics          1

11. LG Chem                             1

 

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