Samsung Electronics Leading Patent Registration in South Korea

Business Korea | Jul 1, 2021 at 5:04 AM
  • Market research firm CEO Score recently analyzed the top 500 South Korean enterprises with regard to patent registration from January 2016 to June 10 this year.
  • By industry, IT, electrical and electronics accounted for 46.3 percent of the total, followed by automobile and auto parts (20,971), petrochemical (16,363), and shipbuilding, machinery and equipment (11,290).
  • In the seven future industries of AI, big data, IoT, bio-healthcare, intelligent robotics, autonomous driving and 3D printing, Samsung Electronics took the top spot with 5,475, followed by LG Electronics (4,290), Hyundai Motor Company (1,826) and SK Telecom (1,330).