Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing saw the highest growth of 111% in patent filings in March and 129% in grants in February in Q1 2024. Compared to Q4 2023, Q1 2024 saw an increase in patent filings by 83% and grants by 50%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing’s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing has been focused on protecting inventions in United States(US) with 2145 publications in Q1 2024

The United States(US) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 79% filings and 64% grants. The United States(US), Taiwan(TW), China(CN), and South Korea(KR) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing has 64% of its grants in United States(US), 17% in China(CN) and 7% in Germany(DE).

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Patents related to nano tech and industrial automation lead Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing's portfolio

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing has the highest number of patents in nano tech followed by, industrial automation and artificial intelligence. For nano tech, nearly 21% of patents were filed and 42% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

Design & manufacturing related patents lead Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing portfolio followed by semiconductor products, and semiconductors

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing has highest number of patents in design & manufacturing followed by semiconductor products, semiconductors, integrated circuits, and assembly & testing. For design & manufacturing, nearly 25% of patents were filed and 25% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

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