Safran saw the highest growth of 177% in patent filings in August and 98% in grants in July in Q3 2023. Compared to Q2 2023, Q3 2023 saw an increase in patent filings by 38% and grants by 98%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Safran‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

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Safran has been focused on protecting inventions in France(FR) with 384 publications in Q3 2023

The France(FR) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 32% filings and 25% grants. The France(FR), World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO), European Patent Office(EPO), and United States(US) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Safran is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Safran has 26% of its grants in European Patent Office(EPO), 25% in France(FR), and 23% in United States(US).

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In terms of grant share, Safran stands in first position among its competitors. Rolls-Royce and Snecma secured the top positions according to recent patent publication data.

Patents related to climate change and sustainable transportation lead Safran's portfolio

Safran has the highest number of patents in climate change followed by, sustainable transportation and industrial automation. For climate change, nearly 31% of patents were filed and 36% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

Aerospace materials & structural components related patents lead Safran portfolio followed by aerospace, and transportation

Safran has highest number of patents in aerospace materials & structural components followed by aerospace, transportation, military fixed-wing engines and civil fixed-wing engines. For aerospace materials & structural components, nearly 17% of patents were filed and 15% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

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