TDK saw the highest growth of 150% in patent filings in March and 113% in grants in January in Q1 2024. Compared to Q4 2023, Q1 2024 saw an increase in patent filings by 87% and grants by 113%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of TDK’s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

TDK has been focused on protecting inventions in China(CN) with 354 publications in Q1 2024

The China(CN) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 37% filings and 29% grants. The China(CN), United States(US), Japan(JP), and World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where TDK is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, TDK has 33% of its grants in United States(US), 29% in China(CN) and 28% in Japan(JP).

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Patents related to batteries and climate change lead TDK's portfolio

TDK has the highest number of patents in batteries followed by, climate change and emissions reduction. For batteries, nearly 28% of patents were filed and 19% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

Automobile batteries related patents lead TDK portfolio followed by advanced batteries, and lithium ion (li-ion) batteries

TDK has highest number of patents in automobile batteries followed by advanced batteries, lithium ion (li-ion) batteries, semiconductor products, and printed circuit manufacturing. For automobile batteries, nearly 24% of patents were filed and 12% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

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