Intuitive Surgical saw the highest growth of 129% in patent filings in September and 143% in grants in August in Q3 2023. Compared to Q2 2023, Q3 2023 saw an increase in patent filings by 93% and grants by 50%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Intuitive Surgical‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

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Intuitive Surgical has been focused on protecting inventions in United States(US) with 139 publications in Q3 2023

The United States(US) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 37% filings and 57% grants. The United States(US), China(CN), European Patent Office(EPO), and South Korea(KR) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Intuitive Surgical is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Intuitive Surgical has 57% of its grants in United States(US), 18% in European Patent Office(EPO), and 12% in South Korea(KR).

Johnson & Johnson could be the strongest competitor for Intuitive Surgical

In terms of grant share, Intuitive Surgical stands in first position among its competitors. Johnson & Johnson and Stryker secured the top positions according to recent patent publication data.

Patents related to healthtech and connected patient lead Intuitive Surgical's portfolio

Intuitive Surgical has the highest number of patents in healthtech followed by, connected patient and smart hospitals. For healthtech, nearly 43% of patents were filed and 45% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

General surgery devices related patents lead Intuitive Surgical portfolio followed by industrial automation, and image management

Intuitive Surgical has highest number of patents in general surgery devices followed by industrial automation, image management, healthcare it and diagnostic imaging. For general surgery devices, nearly 34% of patents were filed and 39% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

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