Formerly the Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters, Clarivate Analytics presents this award to the top 100 innovating companies and institutions that lead global business by protecting ideas for innovative inventions through intellectual property rights and successfully commercializing these ideas. Criteria evaluated when making selections include volume, success, globalization, and influence, which are judged based on Clarivate Analytics’ patent data.
On March 2, 2017, Bridgestone was presented with a trophy by Hirofumi Hino, Representative for Japan, Clarivate Analytics.
Trophy presentation ceremony - Hirofumi Hino, Representative for Japan, Clarivate Analytics (left) Mitsuru Araki, Director, Intellectual Property Division (right)
The Bridgestone Group positions intellectual property as an important management resource for attaining ultimate goal, being a truly global company and “Dan-Totsu” in all aspects of our business. Going forward, the Group will continue to advance intellectual property activities with the aim of contributing to the maximization of corporate value.
About Bridgestone EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa)
Bridgestone EMEA, with headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tokyo-based Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s largest tyre and rubber company. Bridgestone EMEA operates in more than 60 countries and has over 18200 employees. Across the region it has 14 tyre and tyre related plants, a major R&D Centre and a proving ground. Bridgestone EMEA’s premium tyres are sold in Europe, Middle East, Africa and globally.