KLA saw the highest growth of 149% in patent filings and 187% in grants in January in Q1 2024. Compared to Q4 2023, Q1 2024 saw an increase in patent filings by 149% and grants by 187%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of KLA‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

KLA has been focused on protecting inventions in China(CN) with 82 publications in Q1 2024

The China(CN) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 19% filings and 17% grants. The China(CN), European Patent Office(EPO), United States(US), and Japan(JP) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where KLA is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, KLA has 21% of its grants in United States(US), 17% in South Korea(KR) and 17% in China(CN).

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Patents related to industrial automation and machine learning lead KLA's portfolio

KLA has the highest number of patents in industrial automation followed by, machine learning and data science. For industrial automation, nearly 28% of patents were filed and 14% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

Design & manufacturing related patents lead KLA portfolio followed by testing & measurements, and image management

KLA has highest number of patents in design & manufacturing followed by testing & measurements, image management, mos micro (mpu, mcu & dsp), and semiconductor products. For design & manufacturing, nearly 25% of patents were filed and 17% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

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