Canon Kabushiki Kaisha Patent Portfolio Statistics

Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

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This article summarizes the perfomance of the assignee in the recent years. The overall statistics for this portfolio help to analyze the areas where the assignee is performing well. The filing trend, perfomance across the tech centers and the perfomance of the recent applications has been mentioned below. All the stats are calculated based on the perfomance in USPTO.

How does the overall patent portfolio of Canon Kabushiki Kaisha look like?

Total Applications: 67,716
Granted Patents: 56,115
Grant Index 87.86 %
Abandoned/Rejected Applications: 7,753 (12.14%)
In-Process Applications: 3,665
Average Grant Time: 2.89 Years
Average Office Actions: 1.59

Which Technology Area Canon Kabushiki Kaisha is filing most patents in? (Last 10 years)

Art Unit Definition Total Applications
2852 Printing/Measuring and Testing 7,583
2853 Printing/Measuring and Testing 3,668
2625 Selective Visual Display Systems 2,038
2872 Optics 1,997
2622 Selective Visual Display Systems 1,366

How many patents are Canon Kabushiki Kaisha filing every year?

Year Total Applications
2022 0*
2021 1804*
2020 2,521
2019 2,865
2018 2,866

*The drop in the number of applications filed in last two years compared to previous years is because applications can take up to 18 months to get published

Recently filed patent applications of Canon Kabushiki Kaisha in USPTO?

Publication number: US20220026830A1
Application number: 17/500,007

Abstract:
A developer supply container 1 is detachably mountable to a developer receiving apparatus including a developer receiving portion 11 provided with a receiving port 11a for receiving a developer, a portion-to-be-engaged 11b a displaceable integrally with the developer receiving portion 11. The developer supply container 1 includes an engaging portion 30 and a discharging portion provided with a shutter opening 4j for discharging the developer accommodated in a developer accommodating portion. The engaging portion 30 is provided at only one side with respect to a predetermined direction crossing with a mounting direction of the developer supply container 1 in the crossing with a displacing direction of the developer receiving portion 11. The engaging portion 30 engages with the portion-to-be-engaged 11b with a mounting operation of the developer supply container 1 to bring the receiving port 11a in the communication with the shutter opening 4j.

Publication date: 2022-01-27
Applicant: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Inventors: Ayatomo Okino


Publication number: US20220030140A1
Application number: 17/499,277

Abstract:
An image pickup apparatus includes a camera main body, an eyepiece portion for viewing an object image, and a frame member having an opening through which light of the object image passes, and the eyepiece portion includes a bone conduction speaker.

Publication date: 2022-01-27
Applicant: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Inventors: Hashimoto Yoshitaka


Publication number: US20220027097A1
Application number: 17/499,267

Abstract:
There is provided a recording apparatus that records data to a memory card, comprising: a control unit configured to repeatedly transmit a data recording instruction that includes information designating recording target data and a recording destination to the memory card which manages a memory for data recording in the memory card as a plurality of recording areas and which can execute data recording with a guaranteed minimum recording speed in units of recording areas, wherein when transmitting a first data recording instruction that designates a start portion of a first recording area as a recording destination, the control unit requests the memory card to execute data recording with the guaranteed minimum recording speed with respect to the first recording area by including a speed guarantee request in the first data recording instruction.

Publication date: 2022-01-27
Applicant: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Inventors: Ando Tsutomu


How are Canon Kabushiki Kaisha’s applications performing in USPTO?

Application Number Title Status Art Unit Examiner
17/500,007 Developer Supply Container And Developer Supplying System OPAP Central, Docket
17/499,277 Image Pickup Apparatus And Accessory OPAP Central, Docket
17/499,267 Recording Apparatus, Recording Method, Storage Medium, And Memory Card OPAP Central, Docket
17/499,095 Information Processing Apparatus, Method Of Controlling The Same, And Storage Medium For Setting A Naming Rule For A File Name OPAP Central, Docket
17/498,786 Image Processing Apparatus, Image Processing Method, And Storage Medium OPAP Central, Docket