Topcon saw the highest growth of 166% in patent filings in August and 108% in grants in September in Q3 2023. Compared to Q2 2023, Q3 2023 saw an increase in patent filings by 83% and grants by 89%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Topcon‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

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Topcon has been focused on protecting inventions in Japan(JP) with 108 publications in Q3 2023

The Japan(JP) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 33% filings and 63% grants. The Japan(JP), European Patent Office(EPO), United States(US), and China(CN) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Topcon is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Topcon has 63% of its grants in Japan(JP), 17% in United States(US), and 14% in European Patent Office(EPO).

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Patents related to electronic warfare and healthtech lead Topcon's portfolio

Topcon has the highest number of patents in electronic warfare followed by, healthtech and artificial intelligence. For electronic warfare, nearly 39% of patents were filed and 54% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

Ophthalmic devices related patents lead Topcon portfolio followed by automobile navigation systems, and intelligence, surveillance & reconnaissance

Topcon has highest number of patents in ophthalmic devices followed by automobile navigation systems, intelligence, surveillance & reconnaissance, autonomous sensor suite and image management. For ophthalmic devices, nearly 34% of patents were filed and 30% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

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