The World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies

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10. Toshiba
> 2018 patent grants: 2,201
> 2017 patent grants: 2,032
> Country: Japan
> Products: Laptops, hard drives, digital displays, business solutions

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9. Qualcomm Inc
> 2018 patent grants: 2,300
> 2017 patent grants: 2,626
> Country: USA
> Products: Semiconductors, cellular modems, telecommunications equipment

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8. Microsoft Technology Licensing LLC
> 2018 patent grants: 2,353
> 2017 patent grants: 2,441
> Country: USA
> Products: Software, operating systems, mobile phones

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7. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) Ltd
> 2018 patent grants: 2,465
> 2017 patent grants: 2,424
> Country: Taiwan
> Products: Semiconductors

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6. Toyota
> 2018 patent grants: 2,476
> 2017 patent grants: 2,441
> Country: Japan
> Products: Automobiles, automobile accessories