POSCO saw the highest growth of 242% in patent filings and 122% in grants in October in Q4 2023. Compared to Q3 2023, Q4 2023 saw an increase in patent filings by 242% and grants by 122%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of POSCO‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

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POSCO 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 POSCO is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, POSCO has 33% of its grants in European Patent Office(EPO), 33% in Germany(DE) and 33% in Japan(JP).

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

POSCO has the highest number of patents in climate change followed by, emissions reduction and batteries. For climate change, nearly 30% of patents were filed and 42% of patents were granted in Q4 2023.

Manufacturing/industrial related patents lead POSCO portfolio followed by advanced batteries, and automobile batteries

POSCO has highest number of patents in manufacturing/industrial followed by advanced batteries, automobile batteries, lithium ion (li-ion) batteries, and paints and inks. For manufacturing/industrial, nearly 11% of patents were filed and 50% of patents were granted in Q4 2023.

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