Salesforce saw the highest growth of 168% in patent filings in February and 139% in grants in January in Q1 2024. Compared to Q4 2023, Q1 2024 saw an increase in patent filings by 73% and grants by 139%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Salesforce‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

Salesforce has been focused on protecting inventions in United States(US) with 250 publications in Q1 2024

The United States(US) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 87% filings and 95% grants. The United States(US), European Patent Office(EPO), China(CN), and Australia(AU) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Salesforce is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Salesforce has 95% of its grants in United States(US), 2% in Australia(AU) and 1% in European Patent Office(EPO).

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Patents related to digitalization and artificial intelligence lead Salesforce's portfolio

Salesforce has the highest number of patents in digitalization followed by, artificial intelligence and machine learning. For digitalization, nearly 29% of patents were filed and 20% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

Data & database management related patents lead Salesforce portfolio followed by databases, and mos micro (mpu, mcu & dsp)

Salesforce has highest number of patents in data & database management followed by databases, mos micro (mpu, mcu & dsp), communications, and consumer applications. For data & database management, nearly 14% of patents were filed and 9% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

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