TomTom saw the highest growth of 199% in patent filings in January and 199% in grants in March in Q1 2024. Compared to Q4 2023, Q1 2024 saw an increase in patent filings by 199% and no change in grants. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of TomTom’s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

TomTom has been focused on protecting inventions in European Patent Office(EPO) with seven publications in Q1 2024

The European Patent Office(EPO) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 43% filings and 33% grants. The European Patent Office(EPO), United States(US), China(CN), and South Korea(KR) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where TomTom is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, TomTom has 67% of its grants in United States(US) and 33% in European Patent Office(EPO).

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Patents related to digitalization and autonomous vehicles lead TomTom's portfolio

TomTom has the highest number of patents in digitalization followed by, autonomous vehicles and artificial intelligence. For digitalization, nearly 40% of patents were filed and 25% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

Automobile navigation systems related patents lead TomTom portfolio followed by connected vehicle technologies, and electric and electronic distribution

TomTom has highest number of patents in automobile navigation systems followed by connected vehicle technologies, electric and electronic distribution, active and passive safety, and data & database management. For automobile navigation systems, nearly 30% of patents were filed and 6% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

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