KDDI saw the highest growth of 219% in patent filings in January and 102% in grants in February in Q1 2024. Compared to Q4 2023, Q1 2024 saw an increase in patent filings by 219% and grants by 81%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of KDDI‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

KDDI has been focused on protecting inventions in Japan(JP) with 209 publications in Q1 2024

The Japan(JP) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 71% filings and 88% 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 KDDI is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, KDDI has 88% of its grants in Japan(JP), 7% in United States(US) and 3% in China(CN).

NEC and SoftBank Group could be the strongest competitors for KDDI

In terms of grant share, KDDI stands in ninth position among its competitors. NEC and SoftBank Group secured the top positions according to recent patent publication data.

Patents related to digitalization and fintech lead KDDI's portfolio

KDDI has the highest number of patents in digitalization followed by, fintech and digital banking. For digitalization, nearly 11% of patents were filed and 9% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

Wireless networking related patents lead KDDI portfolio followed by image management, and television

KDDI has highest number of patents in wireless networking followed by image management, television, wireless access, and payment services. For wireless networking, nearly 11% of patents were filed and 8% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

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