International Business Machines saw the highest growth of 132% in patent filings and 150% in grants in August in Q3 2023. Compared to Q2 2023, Q3 2023 saw an increase in patent filings by 46% and grants by 62%. 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 1764 publications in Q3 2023

The United States(US) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 41% filings and 72% grants. The United States(US), China(CN), United Kingdom(GB), and Japan(JP) 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 72% of its grants in United States(US), 11% in China(CN), and 5% 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 14% of patents were filed and 12% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

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 machine learning. For mos micro (mpu, mcu & dsp), nearly 13% of patents were filed and 13% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

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