Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing saw the highest growth of 274% in patent filings in November and 166% in grants in December in Q4 2023. Compared to Q3 2023, Q4 2023 saw an increase in patent filings by 95% and grants by 84%. 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 European Patent Office(EPO) with five publications in Q4 2023

The European Patent Office(EPO) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 50% filings and 33% grants. The European Patent Office(EPO), China(CN), World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO), and Germany(DE) 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 33% of its grants in European Patent Office(EPO), 33% in Germany(DE) and 33% in Japan(JP).

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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 machine learning. For nano tech, nearly 32% of patents were filed and 26% of patents were granted in Q4 2023.

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

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing has highest number of patents in semiconductor products followed by design & manufacturing, semiconductors, integrated circuits, and assembly & testing. For semiconductor products, nearly 26% of patents were filed and 24% of patents were granted in Q4 2023.

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This content was updated on 1 March 2024

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