General Electric saw the highest growth of 99% in patent filings and 110% in grants in January in Q1 2024. Compared to Q4 2023, Q1 2024 saw an increase in patent filings by 99% and grants by 110%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of General Electric‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

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General Electric has been focused on protecting inventions in United States(US) with 584 publications in Q1 2024

The United States(US) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 37% filings and 45% grants. The United States(US), European Patent Office(EPO), China(CN), and World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where General Electric is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, General Electric has 45% of its grants in United States(US), 21% in European Patent Office(EPO) and 12% in China(CN).

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Patents related to climate change and 3d printing lead General Electric's portfolio

General Electric has the highest number of patents in climate change followed by, 3d printing and emissions reduction. For climate change, nearly 19% of patents were filed and 23% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

Aerospace materials & structural components related patents lead General Electric portfolio followed by aerospace, and military fixed-wing engines

General Electric has highest number of patents in aerospace materials & structural components followed by aerospace, military fixed-wing engines, civil fixed-wing engines, and civil rotorcraft engines. For aerospace materials & structural components, nearly 13% of patents were filed and 9% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

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