China Tower saw the highest growth of 165% in patent filings and 167% in grants in March in Q1 2024. Compared to Q4 2023, Q1 2024 saw an increase in patent filings by 70% and grants by 84%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of China Tower‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

China Tower has been focused on protecting inventions in China(CN) with 1085 publications in Q1 2024

The China(CN) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 97% filings and 92% grants. The China(CN), United States(US), World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO), and Australia(AU) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where China Tower is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, China Tower has 92% of its grants in China(CN), 4% in United States(US) and 4% in Australia(AU).

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Patents related to digitalization and cybersecurity lead China Tower's portfolio

China Tower has the highest number of patents in digitalization followed by, cybersecurity and artificial intelligence. For digitalization, nearly 20% of patents were filed and 20% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

Wireless networking related patents lead China Tower portfolio followed by communications, and wireless access

China Tower has highest number of patents in wireless networking followed by communications, wireless access, data & database management, and databases. For wireless networking, nearly 18% of patents were filed and 9% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

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