Flex saw the highest growth of 139% in patent filings in February and 142% in grants in January in Q1 2024. Compared to Q4 2023, Q1 2024 saw an increase in patent filings by 99% and grants by 142%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Flex‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

Flex has been focused on protecting inventions in United States(US) with 22 publications in Q1 2024

The United States(US) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 44% filings and 30% grants. The United States(US), Australia(AU), World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO), and China(CN) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Flex is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Flex has 30% of its grants in United States(US), 24% in China(CN) and 15% in Australia(AU).

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Patents related to solar and climate change lead Flex's portfolio

Flex has the highest number of patents in solar followed by, climate change and emissions reduction. For solar, nearly 20% of patents were filed and 17% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

Solar pv related patents lead Flex portfolio followed by solar thermal, and utilities networks

Flex has highest number of patents in solar pv followed by solar thermal, utilities networks, distribution, and energy infrastructure. For solar pv, nearly 16% of patents were filed and 19% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

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