Mitsui Mining & Smelting saw the highest growth of 89% in patent filings in October and 129% in grants in December in Q4 2023. Compared to Q3 2023, Q4 2023 saw an increase in patent filings by 89% and grants by 39%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Mitsui Mining & Smelting’s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

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Mitsui Mining & Smelting 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 Mitsui Mining & Smelting is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Mitsui Mining & Smelting 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 climate change and emissions reduction lead Mitsui Mining & Smelting's portfolio

Mitsui Mining & Smelting has the highest number of patents in climate change followed by, emissions reduction and batteries. For climate change, nearly 31% of patents were filed and 26% of patents were granted in Q4 2023.

Printed circuit manufacturing related patents lead Mitsui Mining & Smelting portfolio followed by advanced batteries, and automobile batteries

Mitsui Mining & Smelting has highest number of patents in printed circuit manufacturing followed by advanced batteries, automobile batteries, assembly, and exhausts. For printed circuit manufacturing, nearly 21% of patents were filed and 13% of patents were granted in Q4 2023.

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