International Business Machines saw the highest growth of 125% in patent filings in March and 118% in grants in January in Q1 2024. Compared to Q4 2023, Q1 2024 saw an increase in patent filings by 59% and grants by 118%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of International Business Machines’s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

International Business Machines has been focused on protecting inventions in United States(US) with 1641 publications in Q1 2024

The United States(US) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 58% filings and 68% grants. The United States(US), Japan(JP), World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO), and United Kingdom(GB) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where International Business Machines is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, International Business Machines has 68% of its grants in United States(US), 8% in China(CN) and 8% in Japan(JP).

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Patents related to machine learning and data science lead International Business Machines's portfolio

International Business Machines has the highest number of patents in machine learning followed by, data science and artificial intelligence. For machine learning, nearly 13% of patents were filed and 12% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

Mos micro (mpu, mcu & dsp) related patents lead International Business Machines portfolio followed by communications, and databases

International Business Machines has highest number of patents in mos micro (mpu, mcu & dsp) followed by communications, databases, data & database management, and semiconductor products. For mos micro (mpu, mcu & dsp), nearly 12% of patents were filed and 12% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

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