Meta Platforms saw the highest growth of 149% in patent filings in February and 129% in grants in January in Q1 2024. Compared to Q4 2023, Q1 2024 saw an increase in patent filings by 69% and grants by 129%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Meta Platforms’s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

Meta Platforms has been focused on protecting inventions in United States(US) with 376 publications in Q1 2024

The United States(US) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 86% filings and 98% grants. The United States(US), European Patent Office(EPO), and Taiwan(TW) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Meta Platforms is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Meta Platforms has 98% of its grants in United States(US), 1% in Taiwan(TW) and 1% in European Patent Office(EPO).

Sony Group and Microsoft could be the strongest competitors for Meta Platforms

In terms of grant share, Meta Platforms stands first among its competitors followed by Sony Group and Microsoft.

Patents related to wearable tech and digitalization lead Meta Platforms's portfolio

Meta Platforms has the highest number of patents in wearable tech followed by, digitalization and mixed reality. For wearable tech, nearly 11% of patents were filed and 8% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

Consumer applications related patents lead Meta Platforms portfolio followed by augmented reality, and image management

Meta Platforms has highest number of patents in consumer applications followed by augmented reality, image management, integrated development environments, and data & analytics services. For consumer applications, nearly 8% of patents were filed and 9% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

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