Hitachi saw the highest growth of 101% in patent filings and 108% in grants in March in Q1 2024. Compared to Q4 2023, Q1 2024 saw an increase in patent filings by 84% and grants by 106%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Hitachi’s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

Hitachi has been focused on protecting inventions in Japan(JP) with 1836 publications in Q1 2024

The Japan(JP) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 37% filings and 57% grants. The Japan(JP), World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO), United States(US), and China(CN) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Hitachi is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Hitachi has 57% of its grants in Japan(JP), 18% in United States(US) and 11% in China(CN).

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Patents related to industrial automation and digitalization lead Hitachi's portfolio

Hitachi has the highest number of patents in industrial automation followed by, digitalization and climate change. For industrial automation, nearly 20% of patents were filed and 21% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

It services related patents lead Hitachi portfolio followed by bpm solutions, and image management

Hitachi has highest number of patents in it services followed by bpm solutions, image management, earthmoving equipment, and autonomous driving. For it services, nearly 4% of patents were filed and 3% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

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