With the analysis among 134,940 patents, we discovered top 448 key players by total patent application. Koninklijke Philips NV, Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc., Boston Scientific Corp. are dominant in this area. They take 4.09% of the total patent filing.
With the analysis among related 41,066 patents applied in the last 5 years. We discover 500 most active companies in this area. The fast-growing Koninklijke Philips NV, Covidien LP, Becton, Dickinson & Co. Ltd. take 2.52% of patent filing during this period.
With the analysis among related 41,066 patents in last 5 years, we discover 51 new entrants. Opus Medical Therapies LLC, Cephea Valve Technologies, Inc., Pharmaxis Ltd. are the most active new entrants in this area.
With the analysis among 28,722 patents, we discovered top 305 universities and scientific research institutions by total patent application. The University of Texas at Arlington, The Johns Hopkins University, Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University are dominant in this area. They take 4.95% of the total patent filing.