General Dynamics saw the highest growth of 399% in patent filings in October and 166% in grants in December in Q4 2023. Compared to Q3 2023, Q4 2023 saw an increase in patent filings by 399% and grants by 91%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of General Dynamics‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

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General Dynamics has been focused on protecting inventions in United States(US) with one publication in Q4 2023

The United States(US) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly . The United States(US) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where General Dynamics is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, General Dynamics has 100% of its grants in United States(US)

Thales could be the strongest competitor for General Dynamics

In terms of grant share, General Dynamics stands in sixth position among its competitors. Thales and General Dynamics secured the top positions according to recent patent publication data.

Aerospace related patents lead General Dynamics portfolio followed by aerospace materials & structural components, and air c4

General Dynamics has highest number of patents in aerospace followed by aerospace materials & structural components, air c4, seating, and command, control, communications & computers. For aerospace, nearly 30% of patents were filed and 17% of patents were granted in Q4 2023.

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