What Did The Patent Landscape of Honda Look Like?
Honda is a Japanese multinational corporation primarily known for manufacturing automobiles, motorcycles, and power equipment. The company was established in Hamamatsu, Japan in 1948 by Soichiro Honda and Takeo Fujisawa. Since then, Honda has grown to become the world’s largest motorcycle manufacturer and one of the leading automakers in the world.
Honda has a total of 108005 patents globally. Out of 108005 patents, 22169 patents are active. Honda’s market capitalization is around $53 billion USD.
Have a look at some of the most well-known patents held by Honda that we have covered in this article. You can also get information on Honda Corporation’s patents, the global patent filing activity country-wise, its historical patent filing trends, and many more statistics regarding Honda Corporation’s patent portfolio.
Patent-Application Success Trend Year Wise in Honda
This chart shows the number of applications filed and the number of grants from these applications. Grant rate is a good indicator to identify successful applications and the graph helps to understand the progress in the technology area.
Detailed Patent Portfolio Of Honda
Simple Legal Status
Count of Publications
Technology Domain-wise Patent Trend in Honda
The chart above distributes patents filed till 2021 in Honda on the basis of the technology protected in patents. This helps to understand the most frequently used concepts and the key focus areas in the technology space.
Top Publications In The Domain With Their Forward Citation Frequency
The table below depicts the patents with most number of forward citations. These patents are likely to be the source of advancement in the domain and can be considered as valuable and core inventions.
Year Wise Break Down
Count of Citing Patents
Who Were The Leading Patent Filers Countries Till 2021 In Honda?
IPC Classification Wise Patent Trend In Honda
The table below represents the top 10 market domains according to their IPC classification where inventors believed it was critical to safeguard certain technical inventions.
Number of Applications
Number of Granted
VEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR (B60R)
MOTOR VEHICLES; TRAILERS (B62D)
ARRANGEMENT OR MOUNTING OF PROPULSION UNITS OR OF TRANSMISSIONS IN VEHICLES; ARRANGEMENT OR MOUNTING OF PLURAL DIVERSE PRIME-MOVERS IN VEHICLES; AUXILIARY DRIVES FOR VEHICLES; INSTRUMENTATION OR DASHBOARDS FOR VEHICLES; ARRANGEMENTS IN CONNECTION WITH COOLING, AIR INTAKE, GAS EXHAUST OR FUEL SUPPLY OF PROPULSION UNITS IN VEHICLES (B60K)
CONTROLLING COMBUSTION ENGINES (F02D)
PROCESSES OR MEANS, e.g. BATTERIES, FOR THE DIRECT CONVERSION OF CHEMICAL ENERGY INTO ELECTRICAL ENERGY (H01M)
CYCLE SADDLES OR SEATS; AUXILIARY DEVICES OR ACCESSORIES SPECIALLY ADAPTED TO CYCLES AND NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR, e.g. ARTICLE CARRIERS OR CYCLE PROTECTORS (B62J)
INTERNAL-COMBUSTION PISTON ENGINES; COMBUSTION ENGINES IN GENERAL (F02B)
SUPPLYING COMBUSTION ENGINES IN GENERAL WITH COMBUSTIBLE MIXTURES OR CONSTITUENTS THEREOF (F02M)
CYCLES; CYCLE FRAMES; CYCLE STEERING DEVICES; RIDER-OPERATED TERMINAL CONTROLS SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR CYCLES; CYCLE AXLE SUSPENSIONS; CYCLE SIDECARS, FORECARS, OR THE LIKE (B62K)
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