Here we provide answers to frequently asked questions about research and development at Ricoh.
A5.We work to acquire and exploit intellectual property to develop and protect our business, while encouraging the creation of valuable intellectual property.
|Number of publication of
Unexamined Japanese patent applications:
|3,727 (in the year 2016)|
|Number of maintained Japanese patent rights:||24,607 (as of the end of March, 2017)|
|Number of maintained overseas patent rights:||26,031 (as of the end of March, 2017)|