Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd Patent Portfolio Statistics

Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

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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 Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. look like?

Total Applications: 8,948
Granted Patents: 5,972
Grant Index 75.03 %
Abandoned/Rejected Applications: 1,987 (24.97%)
In-Process Applications: 972
Average Grant Time: 2.22 Years
Average Office Actions: 1.26

Which Technology Area Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. is filing most patents in? (Last 10 years)

Art Unit Definition Total Applications
2874 Optics 630
Opap Parked GAU 494
2847 Electrical Circuits and Systems 439
2883 Optics 404
2831 Electrical Circuits and Systems 335

How many patents are Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. filing every year?

Year Total Applications
2022 2*
2021 532*
2020 618
2019 673
2018 753

*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 Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. in USPTO?

Publication number:
Application number: 17/603,007


Publication date:
Applicant: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
Inventors: Onoki Takamasa

Publication number: US20220029341A1
Application number: 17/498,942

A connector includes terminals and shield members respectively supported in a housing, and protection caps. The terminal is in the form of a flat plate extending in an assembling direction D with a mating connector and has a contact point with a mating terminal of the mating connector on a plate surface of the terminal. The shield member surrounds the terminal to face the terminal in a direction orthogonal to the assembling direction D. The protection cap includes a front covering portion for covering a front end part in the assembling direction D of the terminal and locking claws locked to the shield member, and is fixed to the shield member by locking of the locking claws. The connector 10 is coupled to the mating connector with the protection caps fixed to the shield members and front end parts of the terminals covered by the front covering portions.

Publication date: 2022-01-27
Applicant: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
Inventors: Byun Sunghyun

Publication number:
Application number: 17/601,932


Publication date:
Applicant: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
Inventors: Takashi Yamamoto

How are Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.’s applications performing in USPTO?

Application Number Title Status Art Unit Examiner
17/603,007 Tungsten Carbide Powder
17/498,942 Connector OPAP Central, Docket
17/601,932 Data Visualization Apparatus, Data Processing Method, And Non-Transitory Computer-Readable Storage Medium
17/601,431 Tungsten Carbide Powder And Production Method Therefor Sent to Classification contractor 1732 Slifka, Colin W
17/492,690 Method Of Producing Cubic Boron Nitride Sintered Material, Cubic Boron Nitride Sintered Material, And Cutting Tool Including Cubic Boron Nitride Sintered Material OPAP Central, Docket