Cisco Systems saw the highest growth of 127% in patent filings in November and 132% in grants in October in Q4 2023. Compared to Q3 2023, Q4 2023 saw an increase in patent filings by 111% and grants by 132%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Cisco Systems‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

Cisco Systems has been focused on protecting inventions in United States(US) with 645 publications in Q4 2023

The United States(US) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 46% filings and 89% 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 Cisco Systems is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Cisco Systems has 89% of its grants in United States(US), 4% in China(CN) and 4% in European Patent Office(EPO).

Cisco Systems stands in second position with respect to its patent publications among its competitors.

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

Cisco Systems has highest number of patents in communications followed by wireless networking, wireless access, security infrastructure, and rfid. For communications, nearly 20% of patents were filed and 21% of patents were granted in Q4 2023.

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This content was updated on 16 April 2024

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