Hoya saw the highest growth of 101% in patent filings in November and 110% in grants in October in Q4 2023. Compared to Q3 2023, Q4 2023 saw an increase in patent filings by 81% and grants by 110%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Hoya‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

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Hoya 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 Hoya is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Hoya 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 smart materials and identity management lead Hoya's portfolio

Hoya has the highest number of patents in smart materials followed by, identity management and health and safety. For smart materials, nearly 50% of patents were filed and no patents were granted in Q4 2023.

Design & manufacturing related patents lead Hoya portfolio followed by ophthalmic devices, and paints and inks

Hoya has highest number of patents in design & manufacturing followed by ophthalmic devices, paints and inks, image management, and diagnostic imaging. For design & manufacturing, nearly 13% of patents were filed and 22% of patents were granted in Q4 2023.

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