Alphabet saw the highest growth of 123% in patent filings in February and 126% in grants in March in Q1 2024. Compared to Q4 2023, Q1 2024 saw an increase in patent filings by 83% and grants by 112%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Alphabet’s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

Alphabet has been focused on protecting inventions in United States(US) with 1367 publications in Q1 2024

The United States(US) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 37% filings and 53% grants. The United States(US), World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO), European Patent Office(EPO), and China(CN) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Alphabet is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Alphabet has 53% of its grants in United States(US), 15% in China(CN) and 11% in European Patent Office(EPO).

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Patents related to machine learning and artificial intelligence lead Alphabet's portfolio

Alphabet has the highest number of patents in machine learning followed by, artificial intelligence and data science. For machine learning, nearly 13% of patents were filed and 11% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

Mos micro (mpu, mcu & dsp) related patents lead Alphabet portfolio followed by communications, and databases

Alphabet has highest number of patents in mos micro (mpu, mcu & dsp) followed by communications, databases, data & database management, and voice recognition. For mos micro (mpu, mcu & dsp), nearly 8% of patents were filed and 8% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

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