Broadcom saw the highest growth of 226% in patent filings in January and 125% in grants in February in Q1 2024. Compared to Q4 2023, Q1 2024 saw an increase in patent filings by 226% and grants by 96%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Broadcom’s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

Broadcom has been focused on protecting inventions in United States(US) with 492 publications in Q1 2024

The United States(US) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 77% filings and 88% grants. The United States(US), Germany(DE), China(CN), and European Patent Office(EPO) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Broadcom is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Broadcom has 88% of its grants in United States(US), 5% in Germany(DE) and 4% in European Patent Office(EPO).

International Business Machines and Microsoft could be the strongest competitors for Broadcom

In terms of grant share, Broadcom stands first among its competitors followed by International Business Machines and Microsoft.

Patents related to cybersecurity and cloud lead Broadcom's portfolio

Broadcom has the highest number of patents in cybersecurity followed by, cloud and data centers. For cybersecurity, nearly 17% of patents were filed and 19% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

Communications related patents lead Broadcom portfolio followed by mos micro (mpu, mcu & dsp), and firewall & vpn

Broadcom has highest number of patents in communications followed by mos micro (mpu, mcu & dsp), firewall & vpn, endpoint security, and wireless networking. For communications, nearly 17% of patents were filed and 18% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

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