Semiconductor Manufacturing International saw the highest growth of 265% in patent filings in November and 94% in grants in October in Q4 2023. Compared to Q3 2023, Q4 2023 saw an increase in patent filings by 118% and grants by 94%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Semiconductor Manufacturing International‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

Semiconductor Manufacturing International has been focused on protecting inventions in China(CN) with 185 publications in Q4 2023

The China(CN) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 79% filings and 85% grants. The China(CN), United States(US), and European Patent Office(EPO) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Semiconductor Manufacturing International is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Semiconductor Manufacturing International has 85% of its grants in China(CN), 14% in United States(US) and 1% in European Patent Office(EPO).

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing could be the strongest competitor for Semiconductor Manufacturing International

In terms of grant share, Semiconductor Manufacturing International stands in fourth position among its competitors. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing and Semiconductor Manufacturing International secured the top positions according to recent patent publication data.

Patents related to nano tech and gallium nitride technologies lead Semiconductor Manufacturing International's portfolio

Semiconductor Manufacturing International has the highest number of patents in nano tech followed by, gallium nitride technologies and artificial intelligence. For nano tech, nearly 67% of patents were filed and 33% of patents were granted in Q4 2023.

Semiconductor products related patents lead Semiconductor Manufacturing International portfolio followed by design & manufacturing, and semiconductors

Semiconductor Manufacturing International has highest number of patents in semiconductor products followed by design & manufacturing, semiconductors, integrated circuits, and assembly & testing. For semiconductor products, nearly 24% of patents were filed and 38% of patents were granted in Q4 2023.

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This content was updated on 1 March 2024

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