Telecommunications equipment giant Huawei Technologies was granted 2,418 patents last year, helping China surpass Germany to become the fourth-biggest recipient of US patents. Photo: EPA-EFE Telecommunications equipment giant Huawei Technologies was granted 2,418 patents last year, helping China surpass Germany to become the fourth-biggest recipient of US patents. Photo: EPA-EFE
Telecommunications equipment giant Huawei Technologies was granted 2,418 patents last year, helping China surpass Germany to become the fourth-biggest recipient of US patents. Photo: EPA-EFE

Huawei helps China overtake Germany in receiving US patents

  • Many of the US patents issued to Shenzhen-based Huawei were related to 5G mobile technology

Topic |   China technology
Telecommunications equipment giant Huawei Technologies was granted 2,418 patents last year, helping China surpass Germany to become the fourth-biggest recipient of US patents. Photo: EPA-EFE Telecommunications equipment giant Huawei Technologies was granted 2,418 patents last year, helping China surpass Germany to become the fourth-biggest recipient of US patents. Photo: EPA-EFE
Telecommunications equipment giant Huawei Technologies was granted 2,418 patents last year, helping China surpass Germany to become the fourth-biggest recipient of US patents. Photo: EPA-EFE
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