Exceeding a century,
Intellectual Property Activities of Panasonic

Our founder, Konosuke MATSUSHITA, had a spirit of valuing the importance of intellectual property from the beginning. He himself applied for a utility model registration for "Matsushita socket" 2 years before he founded Matsushita Electric Co., Ltd., in 1916. Since then, in the spirit of "Secure Intellectual Property before starting Business," we have focused on the acquisition, management and utilization of intellectual property.
This section introduces intellectual property activities of Panasonic over a century.

Exceeding a century,
Intellectual Property Activities of Panasonic

Our founder, Konosuke MATSUSHITA, had a spirit of valuing the importance of intellectual property from the beginning. He himself applied for a utility model registration for "Matsushita socket" 2 years before he founded Matsushita Electric Co., Ltd., in 1916. Since then, in the spirit of "Secure Intellectual Property before starting Business," we have focused on the acquisition, management and utilization of intellectual property.
This section introduces intellectual property activities of Panasonic over a century.

The IP Department of Panasonic turned to The Intellectual Property Company

Under the spirit of self-responsible management advocated by the founder, "Each and every employee should be responsible for and the manager of his or her own work," Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd. (Hereinafter "PIPM") was established as an IP subsidiary of Panasonic, to clarify management responsibility of Intellectual Property Department and to contribute more proactively to growth strategies headed by business divisions.

The IP Department of Panasonic turned to The Intellectual Property Company

Under the spirit of self-responsible management advocated by the founder, "Each and every employee should be responsible for and the manager of his or her own work," Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd. (Hereinafter "PIPM") was established as an IP subsidiary of Panasonic, to clarify management responsibility of Intellectual Property Department and to contribute more proactively to growth strategies headed by business divisions.