Canon Achieves Total of 3,825 Patents Awarded

Canon U.S.A. announced its parent company (Canon), has been awarded 3,825 patents to date and continues to rank among the top five U.S. patent holders for the 28th consecutive year.

In 2013, Canon achieved an increase of 20% over 2012 in the number of patents granted. As was revealed by IFI Claims Patent Services (a global patent information resource), “Canon ranked third overall, and for the ninth consecutive year, Canon ranked first among Japanese companies for the number of U.S. patents granted in 2013”.

Seymour Liebman, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel at Canon U.S.A., said, “The patents issued for 2013 are a symbol of our commitment to innovation and growth. Research and development is a top priority at Canon because it enables us to tap into new markets and bring advanced products to our customers.”

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