Qualcomm saw the highest growth of 126% in patent filings in February and 120% in grants in January in Q1 2024. Compared to Q4 2023, Q1 2024 saw an increase in patent filings by 98% and grants by 120%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Qualcomm‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

Qualcomm has been focused on protecting inventions in United States(US) with 2517 publications in Q1 2024

The United States(US) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 29% filings and 50% 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 Qualcomm is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Qualcomm has 50% of its grants in United States(US), 22% in China(CN) and 12% in European Patent Office(EPO).

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Patents related to electronic warfare and identity management lead Qualcomm's portfolio

Qualcomm has the highest number of patents in electronic warfare followed by, identity management and machine learning. For electronic warfare, nearly 23% of patents were filed and 22% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

Wireless networking related patents lead Qualcomm portfolio followed by communications, and wireless access

Qualcomm has highest number of patents in wireless networking followed by communications, wireless access, network & communications, and network deployment services. For wireless networking, nearly 20% of patents were filed and 19% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

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