Nippon Steel saw the highest growth of 112% in patent filings and 118% in grants in August in Q3 2023. Compared to Q2 2023, Q3 2023 saw an increase in patent filings by 101% and grants by 91%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Nippon Steel‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

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Nippon Steel has been focused on protecting inventions in Japan(JP) with 478 publications in Q3 2023

The Japan(JP) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 30% filings and 52% grants. The Japan(JP), World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO), China(CN), and European Patent Office(EPO) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Nippon Steel is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Nippon Steel has 52% of its grants in Japan(JP), 16% in China(CN), and 14% in European Patent Office(EPO).

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Patents related to climate change and emissions reduction lead Nippon Steel's portfolio

Nippon Steel has the highest number of patents in climate change followed by, emissions reduction and circular economy. For climate change, nearly 42% of patents were filed and 43% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

Manufacturing/industrial related patents lead Nippon Steel portfolio followed by chassis & safety, and transportation

Nippon Steel has highest number of patents in manufacturing/industrial followed by chassis & safety, transportation, advanced batteries and exterior and materials. For manufacturing/industrial, nearly 19% of patents were filed and 26% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

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