General Motors saw the highest growth of 145% in patent filings and 119% in grants in August in Q3 2023. Compared to Q2 2023, Q3 2023 saw an increase in patent filings by 53% and grants by 117%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of General Motors‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

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General Motors has been focused on protecting inventions in China(CN) with 770 publications in Q3 2023

The China(CN) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 40% filings and 41% grants. The China(CN), United States(US), Germany(DE), and World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where General Motors is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, General Motors has 41% of its grants in China(CN), 33% in United States(US), and 24% in Germany(DE).

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Patents related to climate change and batteries lead General Motors's portfolio

General Motors has the highest number of patents in climate change followed by, batteries and emissions reduction. For climate change, nearly 16% of patents were filed and 17% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

Controls and modules related patents lead General Motors portfolio followed by automobile batteries, and advanced batteries

General Motors has highest number of patents in controls and modules followed by automobile batteries, advanced batteries, transportation and electrification technologies. For controls and modules, nearly 8% of patents were filed and 5% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

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