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What Did the Patent Landscape of Switzerland Look Like in 2021? 

What did the patent landscape of Switzerland look like in 2021?

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 Switzerland in 2021 

Publication Type 

Simple Legal Status 

Legal State 

Count of Publications 

APPLICATION 

PENDING 

PUBLISHED 

926 

DEAD 

REJECTED 

106 

ACTIVE 

GRANTED 

8 

PATENT 

ACTIVE 

GRANTED 

672 

P-REVOKED 

8 

DEAD 

CEASED 

35 

REJECTED 

31 

REVOKED 

8 

Technology Domain-Wise Patent Trends in Switzerland in 2021 

What did the patent landscape of Switzerland look like in 2021?

The chart above distributes patents filed in Switzerland in 2021 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 Players in the Domain with their Forward Citation Frequency

The table below depicts the inventions of the top players in the domain with their forward citation frequency. This helps to understand the strength of the portfolio of top players as players whose patents are most frequently cited have a strong group of core patents in this domain. 

Publication Year  

2021  

Citation Count Range  

0 – 2  

3 – 9  

10 – 19  

20 – 39  

40 – *  

SWATCH GROUP RESEARCH & DEV  

94  

 

 

 

 

ETA SA MFT HORLOGERE SUISSE  

73  

 

 

 

 

RICHEMONT  

38  

 

 

 

 

MAN ENERGY SOLUTIONS  

36  

 

 

 

 

MONTRES BREGUET  

28  

 

 

 

 

NIVAROX  

24  

 

 

 

 

ALPLA WERKE ALWIN LEHNER  

20  

 

 

 

 

OMEGA  

17  

 

 

 

 

SHANGHAI INHUB TECH  

16  

 

 

 

 

BLANCPAIN  

15  

 

 

 

0 

Who were the Leading Patent Filers of 2021 in the Switzerland? 

What did the patent landscape of Switzerland look like in 2021?

IPC Classification-Wise Patent Trends in Switzerland in 2021 

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. 

IPC Classification 

Number of Applications 

Number of Granted 

% Granted 

MECHANICALLY-DRIVEN CLOCKS OR WATCHES; MECHANICAL PARTS OF CLOCKS OR WATCHES IN GENERAL; TIME-PIECES USING THE POSITION OF THE SUN, MOON, OR STARS (G04B) 

441 

169 

38 

PERSONAL ADORNMENTS, e.g. JEWELLERY; COINS (A44C) 

82 

34 

41 

APPARATUS OR TOOLS SPECIALLY DESIGNED FOR MAKING OR MAINTAINING CLOCKS OR WATCHES (G04D) 

79 

28 

35 

CONTAINERS FOR STORAGE OR TRANSPORT OF ARTICLES OR MATERIALS, e.g. BAGS, BARRELS, BOTTLES, BOXES, CANS, CARTONS, CRATES, DRUMS, JARS, TANKS, HOPPERS, FORWARDING CONTAINERS; ACCESSORIES, CLOSURES, OR FITTINGS THEREFOR; PACKAGING ELEMENTS; PACKAGES (B65D) 

70 

16 

23 

ELECTROMECHANICAL CLOCKS OR WATCHES (G04C) 

54 

14 

26 

ELECTRONIC TIME-PIECES (G04G) 

52 

19 

37 

ELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING (G06F) 

46 

12 

26 

GENERAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTIONS; WALLS, e.g. PARTITIONS; ROOFS; FLOORS; CEILINGS; INSULATION OR OTHER PROTECTION OF BUILDINGS (E04B) 

36 

20 

56 

INVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES (G01N) 

32 

19 

59 

SHAPING OR JOINING OF PLASTICS; SHAPING OF MATERIAL IN A PLASTIC STATE, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR; AFTER-TREATMENT OF THE SHAPED PRODUCTS, e.g. REPAIRING (B29C) 

32 

11 

34 

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