Ford Motor saw the highest growth of 143% in patent filings in November and 104% in grants in October in Q4 2023. Compared to Q3 2023, Q4 2023 saw an increase in patent filings by 130% and grants by 104%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Ford Motor‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

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Ford Motor has been focused on protecting inventions in United States(US) with 675 publications in Q4 2023

The United States(US) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 29% filings and 69% grants. The Germany(DE), China(CN), United States(US), and European Patent Office(EPO) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Ford Motor is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Ford Motor has 69% of its grants in United States(US), 21% in Germany(DE) and 8% in China(CN).

Toyota Motor and Hyundai Motor could be the strongest competitors for Ford Motor

In terms of grant share, Ford Motor stands in fifth position among its competitors. Toyota Motor and Hyundai Motor secured the top positions according to recent patent publication data.

Controls and modules related patents lead Ford Motor portfolio followed by active and passive safety, and electrification technologies

Ford Motor has highest number of patents in controls and modules followed by active and passive safety, electrification technologies, electrified vehicles, and automobile batteries. For controls and modules, nearly 8% of patents were filed and 7% of patents were granted in Q4 2023.

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