Rheinmetall saw the highest growth of 167% in patent filings in August and 145% in grants in July in Q3 2023. Compared to Q2 2023, Q3 2023 saw an increase in patent filings by 62% and grants by 145%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Rheinmetall‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

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Rheinmetall has been focused on protecting inventions in European Patent Office(EPO) with 28 publications in Q3 2023

The European Patent Office(EPO) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 16% filings and 35% grants. The World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO), Germany(DE), European Patent Office(EPO), and China(CN) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Rheinmetall is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Rheinmetall has 35% of its grants in European Patent Office(EPO), 17% in United States(US), and 8% in Germany(DE).

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In terms of grant share, Rheinmetall stands in first position among its competitors. Forvia and Valeo secured the top positions according to recent patent publication data.

Patents related to electronic warfare and cybersecurity lead Rheinmetall's portfolio

Rheinmetall has the highest number of patents in electronic warfare followed by, cybersecurity and industrial automation. For electronic warfare, nearly 31% of patents were filed and 20% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

Small arms and light weapons related patents lead Rheinmetall portfolio followed by armoured fighting vehicles, and launch systems

Rheinmetall has highest number of patents in small arms and light weapons followed by armoured fighting vehicles, launch systems, electrical products and weaponry. For small arms and light weapons, nearly 5% of patents were filed and 23% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

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