Olympus saw the highest growth of 180% in patent filings and 176% in grants in August in Q3 2023. Compared to Q2 2023, Q3 2023 saw an increase in patent filings by 53% and grants by 69%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Olympus‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

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Olympus has been focused on protecting inventions in United States(US) with 178 publications in Q3 2023

The United States(US) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 39% filings and 40% grants. The United States(US), World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO), China(CN), and Japan(JP) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Olympus is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Olympus has 40% of its grants in United States(US), 27% in Japan(JP), and 11% in China(CN).

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Patents related to healthtech and artificial intelligence lead Olympus's portfolio

Olympus has the highest number of patents in healthtech followed by, artificial intelligence and machine learning. For healthtech, nearly 32% of patents were filed and 38% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

General surgery devices related patents lead Olympus portfolio followed by diagnostic imaging, and image management

Olympus has highest number of patents in general surgery devices followed by diagnostic imaging, image management, healthcare it and television. For general surgery devices, nearly 39% of patents were filed and 37% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

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