With the analysis among 7,773 patents, we discovered top 471 key players by total patent application. Ricoh Co., Ltd., Eastman Kodak Co., Kodak Ltd. are dominant in this area. They take 8.62% of the total patent filing.
With the analysis among related 1,127 patents applied in the last 5 years. We discover 225 most active companies in this area. The fast-growing Shandong Hualing Electronics Co., Ltd., Toshiba Tec Corp., Cativa, Inc. take 9.94% of patent filing during this period.
With the analysis among related 1,127 patents in last 5 years, we discover 139 new entrants. Omya International AG, Chien Hwa Coating Technology, Inc., Dressler Group GmbH & Co. KG are the most active new entrants in this area.
With the analysis among 259 patents, we discovered top 86 universities and scientific research institutions by total patent application. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, South China University of Technology, University of Dortmund are dominant in this area. They take 10.42% of the total patent filing.