Sharp saw the highest growth of 110% in patent filings and 123% in grants in January in Q1 2024. Compared to Q4 2023, Q1 2024 saw an increase in patent filings by 110% and grants by 123%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Sharp‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

Sharp has been focused on protecting inventions in Japan(JP) with 417 publications in Q1 2024

The Japan(JP) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 33% filings and 34% grants. The Japan(JP), United States(US), World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO), and China(CN) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Sharp is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Sharp has 34% of its grants in Japan(JP), 33% in United States(US) and 26% in China(CN).

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Patents related to 5g and nanomedicine lead Sharp's portfolio

Sharp has the highest number of patents in 5g followed by, nanomedicine and industrial automation. For 5g, nearly 16% of patents were filed and 12% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

Wireless networking related patents lead Sharp portfolio followed by wireless access, and television

Sharp has highest number of patents in wireless networking followed by wireless access, television, communications, and 5g. For wireless networking, nearly 21% of patents were filed and 12% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

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