Ricoh saw the highest growth of 109% in patent filings in February and 116% in grants in March in Q1 2024. Compared to Q4 2023, Q1 2024 saw an increase in patent filings by 75% and grants by 114%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Ricoh’s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

Ricoh has been focused on protecting inventions in Japan(JP) with 656 publications in Q1 2024

The Japan(JP) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 57% filings and 59% grants. The Japan(JP), United States(US), European Patent Office(EPO), and China(CN) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Ricoh is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Ricoh has 59% of its grants in Japan(JP), 27% in United States(US) and 7% in European Patent Office(EPO).

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Patents related to industrial automation and digitalization lead Ricoh's portfolio

Ricoh has the highest number of patents in industrial automation followed by, digitalization and climate change. For industrial automation, nearly 12% of patents were filed and 14% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

Television related patents lead Ricoh portfolio followed by image management, and printers

Ricoh has highest number of patents in television followed by image management, printers, communications, and printing inks. For television, nearly 6% of patents were filed and 5% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

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