Tesla saw the highest growth of 120% in patent filings in July and 166% in grants in September in Q3 2023. Compared to Q2 2023, Q3 2023 saw an increase in patent filings by 120% and grants by 63%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Tesla‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

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Tesla has been focused on protecting inventions in United States(US) with 29 publications in Q3 2023

The United States(US) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 21% filings and 39% grants. The World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO), United States(US), European Patent Office(EPO), and South Korea(KR) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Tesla is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Tesla has 39% of its grants in United States(US), 24% in European Patent Office(EPO), and 12% in South Korea(KR).

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

Tesla has the highest number of patents in climate change followed by, batteries and emissions reduction. For climate change, nearly 14% of patents were filed and 18% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

Automobile batteries related patents lead Tesla portfolio followed by advanced batteries, and mos micro (mpu, mcu & dsp)

Tesla has highest number of patents in automobile batteries followed by advanced batteries, mos micro (mpu, mcu & dsp), technology and digital signal processors(dsp). For automobile batteries, nearly 10% of patents were filed and 11% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

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