Sony Group saw the highest growth of 113% in patent filings in February and 111% in grants in January in Q1 2024. Compared to Q4 2023, Q1 2024 saw an increase in patent filings by 104% and grants by 111%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Sony Group‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

Sony Group has been focused on protecting inventions in United States(US) with 1315 publications in Q1 2024

The United States(US) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 32% filings and 38% grants. The United States(US), World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO), China(CN), and European Patent Office(EPO) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Sony Group is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Sony Group has 38% of its grants in United States(US), 26% in Japan(JP) and 15% in China(CN).

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Patents related to gaming and electronic warfare lead Sony Group's portfolio

Sony Group has the highest number of patents in gaming followed by, electronic warfare and digitalization. For gaming, nearly 13% of patents were filed and 8% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

Semiconductor products related patents lead Sony Group portfolio followed by television, and wireless networking

Sony Group has highest number of patents in semiconductor products followed by television, wireless networking, image management, and communications. For semiconductor products, nearly 9% of patents were filed and 5% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

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