SAP had 13 patents in ecommerce during Q4 2023. SAP SE’s patents in Q4 2023 focus on scalable solutions for processing large line item events faster, executing integration scenario regression tests in customer landscapes, and utilizing machine learning to personalize user data presentation by allowing users to designate certain data as unavailable for output generation. GlobalData’s report on SAP gives a 360-degreee view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

SAP grant share with ecommerce as a theme is 76% in Q4 2023. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Recent Patents

Application: Large line item event processing system (Patent ID: US20230419251A1)

The patent filed by SAP SE describes a scalable solution that identifies large line item (LLI) events and reroutes related operations to a specialized content service for faster processing. This system involves receiving requests for LLI events, executing operations on documents stored in a non-relational document database, and sending results back to the application core for user reporting. The threshold for determining LLI events is based on the number of line items in a sourcing event, with each line item containing terms defined by a procuring organization and fields for completion by a bidding organization.

Furthermore, the system includes sending authorization tokens to an authorization service, receiving realm information, and accessing a REST API to obtain a tenant schema in an in-memory database. The operations can be executed simultaneously on multiple line items within the LLI event via multiple concurrent threads. Overall, this patent aims to enhance the processing speed and efficiency of operations related to LLI events by utilizing a specialized content service and non-relational document database for storage and retrieval of data.

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