Sumco saw the highest growth of 110% in patent filings and 141% in grants in January in Q1 2024. Compared to Q4 2023, Q1 2024 saw an increase in patent filings by 110% and grants by 141%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Sumco’s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

Sumco has been focused on protecting inventions in Japan(JP) with 47 publications in Q1 2024

The Japan(JP) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 41% filings and 56% grants. The Japan(JP), United States(US), World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO), and Germany(DE) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Sumco is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Sumco has 56% of its grants in Japan(JP), 20% in United States(US) and 15% in Germany(DE).

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Patents related to climate change and emissions reduction lead Sumco's portfolio

Sumco has the highest number of patents in climate change followed by, emissions reduction and industrial automation. For climate change, nearly 43% of patents were filed and 50% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

Design & manufacturing related patents lead Sumco portfolio followed by testing & measurements, and manufacturing/industrial

Sumco has highest number of patents in design & manufacturing followed by testing & measurements, manufacturing/industrial, semiconductor products, and industrial automation. For design & manufacturing, nearly 68% of patents were filed and 64% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

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