Thales saw the highest growth of 146% in patent filings in March and 173% in grants in February in Q1 2024. Compared to Q4 2023, Q1 2024 saw an increase in patent filings by 122% and grants by 67%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Thales‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

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Thales has been focused on protecting inventions in European Patent Office(EPO) with 97 publications in Q1 2024

The European Patent Office(EPO) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 26% filings and 23% grants. The United States(US), European Patent Office(EPO), France(FR), and World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Thales is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Thales has 23% of its grants in European Patent Office(EPO), 20% in France(FR) and 18% in United States(US).

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Thales stands in second position with respect to its patent publications among its competitors.

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

Thales has the highest number of patents in cybersecurity followed by, electronic warfare and geospatial technologies. For cybersecurity, nearly 18% of patents were filed and 10% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

Communications related patents lead Thales portfolio followed by wireless access, and wireless networking

Thales has highest number of patents in communications followed by wireless access, wireless networking, mos micro (mpu, mcu & dsp), and security services. For communications, nearly 10% of patents were filed and 6% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

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