Microsoft saw the highest growth of 133% in patent filings and 109% in grants in October in Q4 2023. Compared to Q3 2023, Q4 2023 saw an increase in patent filings by 133% and grants by 109%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Microsoft‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

Microsoft has been focused on protecting inventions in United States(US) with 1354 publications in Q4 2023

The United States(US) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 41% filings and 58% grants. The United States(US), World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO), European Patent Office(EPO), and China(CN) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Microsoft is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Microsoft has 58% of its grants in United States(US), 18% in European Patent Office(EPO) and 15% in China(CN).

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

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This content was updated on 1 March 2024

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