AT&T saw the highest growth of 170% in patent filings in February and 190% in grants in January in Q1 2024. Compared to Q4 2023, Q1 2024 saw an increase in patent filings by 78% and grants by 190%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of AT&T’s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

AT&T has been focused on protecting inventions in United States(US) with 223 publications in Q1 2024

The United States(US) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 100% filings and 97% grants. The United States(US), Israel(IL), and European Patent Office(EPO) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where AT&T is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, AT&T has 97% of its grants in United States(US) and 3% in Israel(IL).

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Patents related to machine learning and digitalization lead AT&T's portfolio

AT&T has the highest number of patents in machine learning followed by, digitalization and cybersecurity. For machine learning, nearly 11% of patents were filed and 11% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

Wireless networking related patents lead AT&T portfolio followed by communications, and wireless access

AT&T has highest number of patents in wireless networking followed by communications, wireless access, mobiles, hand-helds, pdas, smartphones, and machine learning. For wireless networking, nearly 17% of patents were filed and 11% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

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