NCsoft saw the highest growth of 299% in patent filings in March and 132% in grants in January in Q1 2024. Compared to Q4 2023, Q1 2024 saw an increase in patent filings by 49% and grants by 132%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of NCsoft’s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

NCsoft has been focused on protecting inventions in South Korea(KR) with 12 publications in Q1 2024

The South Korea(KR) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 60% filings and 82% grants. The South Korea(KR), World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO), Taiwan(TW), and United States(US) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where NCsoft is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, NCsoft has 82% of its grants in South Korea(KR), 9% in Taiwan(TW) and 9% in United States(US).

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Patents related to gaming and digitalization lead NCsoft's portfolio

NCsoft has the highest number of patents in gaming followed by, digitalization and digital banking. For gaming, nearly 18% of patents were filed and 56% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

E-commerce related patents lead NCsoft portfolio followed by image management, and web conferencing services

NCsoft has highest number of patents in e-commerce followed by image management, web conferencing services, bpm solutions, and retail. For e-commerce, nearly 8% of patents were filed and 11% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

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