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Miniaturized Gas Sensors Patent Landscape

  • ID: 4090856
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 220 Pages +
  • Knowmade
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Consumer applications open up new perspectives for gas sensors; Do the key market players have the best IP positions?

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Amphenol
  • Bosch
  • Elster
  • General Electric
  • KWJ Engineering
  • NXP
  • MORE

Today, mobile applications aggregate more and more sensors (pressure, inertial …), and gas sensors could be the next sensors to be integrated in smart phones and/or wearables devices. Consumer applications are driving new gas sensors development to reduce cost, power consumption and size, especially with MEMS technologies. Such gas sensors are thus referred as “MEMS gas sensors”. These technical and business requirements have opened the door to innovation and added a new dimension to the global competition between gas sensor suppliers. The recent mergers and acquisitions (AMS/Applied Sensors/NXP/CCMOS, TDK/Micronas) reflect this thriving sector in structuration. What is surprising with the gas sensor market and related patents, is the discrepancies between the market leaders (Honeywell, MSA, NGK, Figaro) and the leaders for patents related to miniaturized gas sensors (Bosch, Siemens, Micronas, CCMOS). This is highlighting the fact that the gas sensor market is about to change: the new patents and related devices are targeting new applications, which may disrupt the market.

Nowadays, the number of enforceable patents is increasing worldwide, and several companies already stand out by their strong IP position. All of these signs suggest the market start.

Now it is a critical time for understanding the global patent landscape of miniaturized gas sensors through in-depth patent analyses of key technologies and key players, in order to anticipate changes, harvest business opportunities, mitigate risks and make strategic decisions to strengthen one’s market position and maximize return on one’s IP portfolio.

In this report, we have investigated the patent landscape of miniaturized gas sensors that could be used in consumer applications, i.e. patents claiming gas sensing technologies with very innovative approaches, based on existing MEMS/Semiconductor/Optical integration platforms and manufactured by micro-fabricating processes. 

Key Features Of The Report:

  • IP trends including time evolutions and countries of patent filings
  • Current legal status of patents
  • Ranking of main patent applicants
  • Joint developments and IP collaboration network of main patent applicants
  • Key patents and granted patents near expiration
  • Relative strength of main companies’ IP portfolios
  • Matrix showing patent applicants and their patented technologies
  • Segmentation of patents by gas sensor technology: Electrical detector (FET, CMOS, MOS/MIS), chemical sensor, optical detector, acoustic detector, gas chromatography, electro-chemical gas sensor, thermal gas sensor, gas sensor with CNTs/Graphene, electro-mechanical gas sensors
  • IP position vs. market positions for each key players
  • MEMS gas sensor IP profiles of 19 key companies, with key patents, technological issues, partnerships, IP strength, IP strategy and latest market news
  • Excel database with all patents analyzed in the report (2000+ patents), including technology segmentation
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Amphenol
  • Bosch
  • Elster
  • General Electric
  • KWJ Engineering
  • NXP
  • MORE

1. Introduction 

  • Scope of the report
  • Key features of the report
  • Objectives of the reports

2. Methodology 

  • Patent search, selection and analysis
  • Search equations
  • Terminologies for patent analysis

3. Noteworthy News  
 
4. Executive Summary

5. Patent Landscape Overview 

  • Time evolution of patent publications
  • Main patent assignees
  • Time evolution of patent assignees
  • Legal status of patents
  • IP collaboration network
  • Mapping of patenting activity
  • Time evolution of patent applications by country
  • Countries of patent filings for main patent assignees
  • Mapping of main current patent holders
  • Mapping of main current patent applicants
  • Key patent assignees
  • Summary of patent portfolios of main assignees
  • IP competitors dependency by citations
  • Most cited patents
  • Granted patents near expiration date
  • IP specialization degree of key players
  • IP leadership of key players
  • Prior art strength index of key players
  • IP blocking potential of key players

6. IP Profile Of Key Players

  • Bosch
  • Siemens
  • Honeywell
  • Micronas
  • NGK/NTK
  • Figaro Engineering
  • Sensirion
  • AMS
  • Cambridge CMOS Sensors
  • SPEC Sensors
  • APIX Analytics
  • General Electric
  • Applied Sensor
  • New Cosmos Electric
  • CEA
  • Caltech
  • ETRI
  • VTT
  • Fraunhofer

For each player:

  • Company presentation
  • Summary of the patent portfolio
  • Key patents

7. Patent Segmentation 

  • Patents split by gas sensor technology
  • Time evolution of patent applications by gas sensor
  • technology
  • Legal status of alive patents split by gas sensor technology
  • Forward citations of MEMS gas sensor technology
  • Matrix Main Patent Assignees vs Technical Segments
  • Comparison of IP and market position of key players

Focus on Technologies:

  • Technology description
  • Patented technologies
  • Mapping of main patent assignees
  • Most cited patents
  • Granted patents near expiration date

8. Conclusion

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  • AMS
  • APIX Analytics
  • Amphenol
  • Applied Sensors
  • Bosch
  • CEA
  • Caltech
  • Cambridge CMOS Sensors
  • ETRI
  • Elster
  • Figaro
  • Fraunhofer
  • General Electric
  • Hitachi
  • Honeywell
  • ITRI
  • KWJ Engineering
  • Micronas
  • NTK/NGK
  • NXP
  • New Cosmos Electric
  • Oriental Systems Technology
  • SLS Technology
  • SPEC Sensors
  • ST Microelectronics
  • Sensirion
  • Siemens
  • Spectral Engines
  • Suzhou LeanStar Electronic Technology
  • VTT
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