Telecoms giant Huawei leads in European patent applications

Published on 03/12 2018  Source: China Daily


A Chinese company has topped the European Patent Office's 2017 patent-filing league table for the first time, according to results announced on Wednesday in Brussels.

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei filed 2,398 patents, more than second and third placed Siemens and LG.

In 2016, the Dutch electronics company Philips filed more patent applications than any other company, followed by Huawei and Samsung.