Edwards Lifesciences saw the highest growth of 174% in patent filings in November and 130% in grants in December in Q4 2023. Compared to Q3 2023, Q4 2023 saw an increase in patent filings by 69% and grants by 106%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Edwards Lifesciences‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

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Edwards Lifesciences has been focused on protecting inventions in European Patent Office(EPO) with 303 publications in Q4 2023

The European Patent Office(EPO) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 42% filings and 37% grants. The European Patent Office(EPO), France(FR), World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO), and United States(US) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Edwards Lifesciences is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Edwards Lifesciences has 48% of its grants in France(FR), 37% in European Patent Office(EPO) and 1% in United States(US).

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Cardiovascular devices related patents lead Edwards Lifesciences portfolio followed by general surgery devices, and prosthetic heart valves

Edwards Lifesciences has highest number of patents in cardiovascular devices followed by general surgery devices, prosthetic heart valves, sutures, and orthopedic devices. For cardiovascular devices, nearly 63% of patents were filed and 62% of patents were granted in Q4 2023.

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