Shimadzu saw the highest growth of 166% in patent filings in August and 146% in grants in July in Q3 2023. Compared to Q2 2023, Q3 2023 saw an increase in patent filings by 72% and grants by 146%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Shimadzu‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

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Shimadzu has been focused on protecting inventions in Japan(JP) with 186 publications in Q3 2023

The Japan(JP) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 27% filings and 47% grants. The United States(US), Japan(JP), China(CN), and World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Shimadzu is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Shimadzu has 47% of its grants in Japan(JP), 30% in China(CN), and 18% in United States(US).

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Patents related to industrial automation and machine learning lead Shimadzu's portfolio

Shimadzu has the highest number of patents in industrial automation followed by, machine learning and healthtech. For industrial automation, nearly 31% of patents were filed and 33% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

Diagnostic imaging related patents lead Shimadzu portfolio followed by image management, and machine learning

Shimadzu has highest number of patents in diagnostic imaging followed by image management, machine learning, autonomous driving and mos micro (mpu, mcu & dsp). For diagnostic imaging, nearly 14% of patents were filed and 23% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

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