Top WIPO PCT applicants for patents with cancer in specification or description

The March 10, 2013 search was: EN_AB:cancer OR EN_DE:cancer OR EN_CL:cancer

Noted that Roche owns Genentech.


Company Number of PCT patents
NOVARTIS AG 2286
ASTRAZENECA AB 2118
THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA 1836
MERCK & CO., INC. 1190
GENENTECH, INC. 1187
BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB COMPANY 1186
SMITHKLINE BEECHAM CORPORATION 1047
F. HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE AG 1033
ELI LILLY AND COMPANY 853
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 814
US Firms 5879
Non-US firms 7671