Cloudflare saw the highest growth of 499% in patent filings in March and 274% in grants in January in Q1 2024. Compared to Q4 2023, Q1 2024 saw no growth in patent filings and grants by 274%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Cloudflare‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

Cloudflare has been focused on protecting inventions in United States(US) with 23 publications in Q1 2024

The United States(US) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 83% filings and 100% grants. The United States(US), and European Patent Office(EPO) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Cloudflare is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Cloudflare has 100% of its grants in United States(US).

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Patents related to cloud and cybersecurity lead Cloudflare's portfolio

Cloudflare has the highest number of patents in cloud followed by, cybersecurity and identity management. For cloud, nearly 40% of patents were filed and 20% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

Communications related patents lead Cloudflare portfolio followed by application and web servers, and access control

Cloudflare has highest number of patents in communications followed by application and web servers, access control, firewall & vpn, and swg software & web anti-malware. For communications, nearly 23% of patents were filed and 18% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

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