BlackBerry saw the highest growth of 132% in patent filings in March and 194% in grants in January in Q1 2024. Compared to Q4 2023, Q1 2024 saw an increase in patent filings by 126% and grants by 194%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of BlackBerry’s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

BlackBerry has been focused on protecting inventions in United States(US) with 58 publications in Q1 2024

The United States(US) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 45% filings and 35% grants. The United States(US), China(CN), European Patent Office(EPO), and Canada(CA) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where BlackBerry is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, BlackBerry has 35% of its grants in United States(US), 19% in European Patent Office(EPO) and 18% in Canada(CA).

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Patents related to cybersecurity and digitalization lead BlackBerry's portfolio

BlackBerry has the highest number of patents in cybersecurity followed by, digitalization and ecommerce. For cybersecurity, nearly 35% of patents were filed and 29% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

Communications related patents lead BlackBerry portfolio followed by wireless networking, and wireless access

BlackBerry has highest number of patents in communications followed by wireless networking, wireless access, endpoint security, and security services. For communications, nearly 11% of patents were filed and 9% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

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