Subaru saw the highest growth of 154% in patent filings and 100% in grants in September in Q3 2023. Compared to Q2 2023, Q3 2023 saw an increase in patent filings by 72% and grants by 99%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Subaru‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

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Subaru has been focused on protecting inventions in Japan(JP) with 312 publications in Q3 2023

The Japan(JP) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 52% filings and 60% grants. The Japan(JP), United States(US), China(CN), and Germany(DE) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Subaru is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Subaru has 60% of its grants in Japan(JP), 24% in United States(US), and 9% in China(CN).

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Patents related to climate change and industrial automation lead Subaru's portfolio

Subaru has the highest number of patents in climate change followed by, industrial automation and sustainable transportation. For climate change, nearly 19% of patents were filed and 23% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

Controls and modules related patents lead Subaru portfolio followed by transportation, and electrification technologies

Subaru has highest number of patents in controls and modules followed by transportation, electrification technologies, active and passive safety and electrified vehicles. For controls and modules, nearly 13% of patents were filed and 8% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

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