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NTT patents

NTT Intellectual Property Center is defining the strengths and the weaknesses of NTT technologies by analyzing patent portfolios owned by NTT and competitors, and also by researching the trends of related-markets and peripheral technologies. These activities help NTT provide the guidance for research and development, and seek strategic patent acquisition.

Especially for the technology fields in which NTT owns strong patents used practically in the Corporate businesses, NTT acquires as wide scope of patent rights as possible in order to maintain the leadership in the industry.

Consequently, NTT has filed thousands of patent applications each year and possesses more than 10,000 patents which encompass infrastructure technologies achieving network architecture or brand-new services as well as basic core-technologies targeting the future.

Number of NTT patents

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