Reliance Industries

Headquarters: Mumbai, India

Industry sector: Chemicals, oil & gas

Fortune Global 500 member Reliance Industries is the flagship company of India’s largest private sector enterprise, the Reliance Group, which has businesses across the energy and materials sectors. With a complex web of products and processes under its umbrella – including refining, petrochemicals, textiles and retail – the group has taken the important step of centralising its IP function. In addition to patent holdings across a wide spectrum of technical areas, Reliance is responsible for 86 different brands inside and outside India.