Women Participation in Top 100 Firms that Patent the Most

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Company Patent applications 1995-99 Patent applications 2011-15 Women participation 1995-99 Women participation 2011-15 Change in Participation
SCHAEFFLER TECHNOLOGIES AG & CO. KG - 2115 - 6.3% -
ZF FRIEDRICHSHAFEN AG 226 909 0.0% 6.8% 6.8%
BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 84 1095 7.1% 6.9% -0.2%
AUDI AG 39 921 5.1% 7.1% 1.9%
CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE GMBH - 1149 - 9.4% -
DENSO CORPORATION 17 1706 5.9% 9.7% 3.8%
PEUGEOT CITROEN AUTOMOBILES SA - 1124 - 9.7% -
ROBERT BOSCH CORPORATION 2049 7777 5.8% 10.1% 4.3%
MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 13 2472 0.0% 10.2% 10.2%
DAIMLER AG 280 1023 7.1% 10.5% 3.3%
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 78 2312 7.7% 10.9% 3.2%
OLYMPUS CORPORATION - 1490 - 11.1% -
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 8 1231 50.0% 11.1% -38.9%
YAZAKI CORPORATION 12 1701 33.3% 11.7% -21.6%
NEC CORPORATION 5 5229 0.0% 12.7% 12.7%
PIONEER CORPORATION - 1156 - 13.1% -
NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD. 24 2079 20.8% 13.1% -7.8%
TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA 142 7241 10.6% 13.5% 3.0%
HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD. - 1732 - 13.7% -
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 124 1556 13.7% 13.8% 0.1%
MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION 310 6300 15.5% 14.2% -1.3%
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 3910 6340 5.6% 14.2% 8.7%
FUJIFILM CORPORATION - 4187 - 15.2% -
OLYMPUS MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORP. - 874 - 15.7% -
TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED 71 889 21.1% 15.7% -5.4%
BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION 36 1192 0.0% 15.9% 15.9%
NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION - 905 - 16.1% -
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 261 2059 8.0% 16.2% 8.1%
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA 82 7635 15.9% 16.3% 0.5%
EMPIRE TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT LLC - 1284 - 16.4% -
RENAULT S.A.S. 135 1017 8.9% 16.7% 7.8%
NTN CORPORATION 12 920 8.3% 16.7% 8.4%
KYOCERA CORPORATION 7 1969 0.0% 16.8% 16.8%
BAKER HUGHES INCORPORATED 149 1747 6.0% 16.9% 10.8%
PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD. - 1435 - 17.0% -
ABB TECHNOLOGY AG - 1332 - 17.2% -
PANASONIC CORPORATION 882 10379 15.4% 17.3% 1.9%
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 9 2123 11.1% 17.4% 6.3%
NIKON CORPORATION 105 922 6.7% 17.7% 11.0%
JFE STEEL CORPORATION - 1052 - 17.7% -
HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC. 22 2867 13.6% 17.7% 4.0%
FUJITSU LIMITED 89 2729 16.9% 17.8% 1.0%
HITACHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, LTD. - 1008 - 18.2% -
SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED 99 1809 16.2% 18.5% 2.4%
NTT DOCOMO, INC. - 1475 - 18.6% -
SONY CORPORATION 619 4251 9.5% 19.1% 9.5%
OSRAM OPTO SEMICONDUCTORS GMBH 12 936 0.0% 19.2% 19.2%
KONICA MINOLTA, INC. - 1845 - 19.8% -
SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD. 118 1349 26.3% 21.2% -5.1%
SCHLUMBERGER CANADA LIMITED 7 1359 28.6% 22.6% -6.0%
BOSCH-SIEMENS HAUSGERATE GMBH 79 1471 7.6% 22.6% 15.0%
HITACHI, LTD. 811 4293 21.9% 22.7% 0.7%
DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD. 355 1077 9.0% 23.5% 14.5%
NOKIA CORPORATION 8 2885 25.0% 24.1% -0.9%
APPLE COMPUTER, INC. 225 2146 19.1% 24.6% 5.4%
TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 17 1132 17.6% 25.0% 7.4%
GOOGLE INC. - 2892 - 25.4% -
ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED 83 1537 27.7% 25.7% -2.0%
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL) 1952 6703 7.6% 26.0% 18.4%
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA 220 2766 16.8% 26.0% 9.2%
SOCIETE NATIONALE D'ETUDE ET DE CONSTRUCTION DE MOTEURS D'AVIATION 28 916 25.0% 26.2% 1.2%
THOMSON LICENSING 57 1461 24.6% 27.5% 3.0%
COMPAGNIE GENERALE DES ETABLISSEMENTS MICHELIN - MICHELIN & CIE 73 1039 5.5% 28.0% 22.5%
MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION 119 884 45.4% 28.3% -17.1%
TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC. 194 1166 19.6% 28.6% 9.0%
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 106 4089 18.9% 28.9% 10.0%
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 3092 6502 9.1% 28.9% 19.8%
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 197 2222 15.7% 30.1% 14.3%
ALCATEL LUCENT 65 2467 18.5% 30.6% 12.1%
NOKIA SIEMENS NETWORKS OY - 1203 - 31.4% -
HITACHI HIGH-TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION - 979 - 32.9% -
UNI-CHARM CORPORATION 8 923 25.0% 32.9% 7.9%
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 2149 3139 26.7% 34.9% 8.2%
NITTO DENKO CORPORATION 44 1604 29.5% 35.2% 5.7%
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 390 2624 15.6% 35.9% 20.3%
INTEL CORPORATION 593 5556 15.2% 36.0% 20.8%
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 170 3602 21.8% 36.9% 15.1%
E.I. DUPONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 1457 1693 25.3% 37.9% 12.5%
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 270 1689 28.9% 38.0% 9.1%
SHENZHEN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD - 2651 - 38.6% -
QUALCOMM INCORPORATED 378 9721 15.6% 40.3% 24.7%
CORNING INCORPORATED 288 1423 24.0% 40.7% 16.7%
DSM IP ASSETS B.V. - 949 - 46.8% -
HUAWEI DEVICE CO., LTD. - 1615 - 46.8% -
NESTEC S.A. 1 1208 0.0% 49.9% 49.9%
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. - 12770 - 50.5% -
ZTE CORPORATION - 13076 - 51.1% -
BASF SE 1815 3646 31.1% 51.2% 20.0%
PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY 3308 2288 37.0% 51.4% 14.4%
TENCENT TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) COMPANY LIMITED - 2419 - 52.0% -
DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES INC. - 1993 - 54.7% -
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 7 5642 42.9% 56.2% 13.3%
BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO.,LTD - 2045 - 56.2% -
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 173 5689 38.7% 59.3% 20.6%
MERCK PATENT GMBH 264 935 43.6% 59.8% 16.2%
F. HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE AG 146 935 32.2% 60.7% 28.6%
NOVARTIS AG 596 1019 35.1% 61.4% 26.4%
HENKEL KOMMANDITGESELLSCHAFT AUF AKTIEN 1077 1174 37.8% 65.8% 28.1%
L'OREAL 268 1530 63.8% 69.4% 5.6%
LG CHEM, LTD. 41 2288 73.2% 71.3% -1.9%