Top 10 Domestic & Foreign Enterprises by Patent Grants in China 2012
 

The State Intellectual Property Office of China (SIPO) recently announced the top ten domestic and foreign enterprises according to the number of invention patents granted by SIPO during the year 2012. Rankings of the top tens are captured as follows.
 
Top 10 Foreign Enterprises in Terms of Invention Patent Grants by SIPO in 2012 
Ranking
Enterprises
No. of Grants
1
Panasonic Corporation
1660
2
Sony Corporation
1277
3
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
1256
4
Canon Inc.
965
5
Toyota Motor Corporation
950
6
Sharp Corporation
938
7
LG Electronics Inc.
910
8
GM Global Technology Operations, Inc.
765
9
Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.
738
10
Qualcomm International, Inc.
623
 
Top 10 Domestic Enterprises in Terms of Invention Patent Grants by SIPO in 2012 
Ranking
Enterprises
No. of Grants
1
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
2734
2
ZTE Corporation
2727
3
Hongfujin Precision Industry (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd
1099
4
China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation
1044
5
Semiconductor Manufacturing International (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
530
6
BYD Company Limited
510
7
Huawei Device Co., Ltd.
347
8
H3C Technologies Co., Limited
318
9
China Mobile Communications Corporation
303
10
Chery Automobile Co., Ltd.
293