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DENSO Ranked Among Top U.S. Patent Holders

Harrity Patent Analytics ranked DENSO 34th in its 2022 Patent 300 List.


DENSO, a leading mobility supplier, has been ranked by IFI CLAIMS and Harrity Patent Analytics in their annual lists of the top patent holders in the U.S. DENSO’s rise within both lists demonstrates its long-term commitment to creating new technologies in the automotive space and beyond. It also highlights how the company will leverage new solutions to advance its Two Great Causes: Green – achieving carbon neutrality by 2035 – and Peace of Mind – creating a safe and seamless world for all.


“These honors are a credit to our people, a group of passionate innovators who are continuously pushing mobility forward,” said Pat Bassett, senior vice president of Engineering at DENSO in North America. “The last year did not come without its challenges, but we stayed focused on collaborating to create new value for our customers and develop real solutions for a safer and more sustainable future.”

DENSO was ranked 32nd in the 2021 Top 50 U.S. Patent Assignees from IFI CLAIMS, a patent data analytics firm. 2021 marks the 10th year DENSO has appeared on the Top 50 list, along with companies like IBM, Samsung, Apple, and Honeywell. View the full list here. DENSO was also ranked 47th on IFI CLAIMS’ Global 250 list, which presents a comprehensive view of a company’s entire global patent holdings. View the Global list here


Harrity Patent Analytics ranked DENSO 34th in its 2022 Patent 300® List, an annual compilation of the top 300 companies, organizations, and universities in the patent field. It is based on the quantity of U.S.-issued patents each year.

Beyond these honors and awards, DENSO’s commitment to research and development (R&D) is reinforced further through its R&D centers around the world. The centers and teams in the U.S., Israel, Canada, and Finland promote open innovation to advance new technologies, particularly in electrification, connectivity, automated driving, artificial intelligence,cybersecurity and data analytics fields.

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