BYD saw the highest growth of 166% in patent filings and 106% in grants in September in Q3 2023. Compared to Q2 2023, Q3 2023 saw an increase in patent filings by 86% and grants by 86%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of BYD‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

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BYD has been focused on protecting inventions in China(CN) with 755 publications in Q3 2023

The China(CN) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 48% filings and 96% grants. The China(CN), World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO), United States(US), and European Patent Office(EPO) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where BYD is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, BYD has 96% of its grants in China(CN), 2% in European Patent Office(EPO), and 1% in United States(US).

Toyota Motor could be the strongest competitor for BYD

In terms of grant share, BYD stands in ninth position among its competitors. Toyota Motor and Samsung SDI secured the top positions according to recent patent publication data.

Patents related to climate change and batteries lead BYD's portfolio

BYD has the highest number of patents in climate change followed by, batteries and emissions reduction. For climate change, nearly 24% of patents were filed and 30% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

Advanced batteries related patents lead BYD portfolio followed by transportation, and automobile batteries

BYD has highest number of patents in advanced batteries followed by transportation, automobile batteries, electrification technologies and electrified vehicles. For advanced batteries, nearly 13% of patents were filed and 18% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

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