IP.com patent round up

Patent Round-up, January 2020

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January 2020 at the USPTO began with a flurry of activity. With nearly 24,000 patent applications granted, the IP world is off to an inventive and innovative start. Check out the latest patent round-up.

Patent statistics:

Total Patents Granted
January 23,788

A total of 23,778 patent applications have been published by the USPTO in January. During the same time period, 37,485 patent applications were submitted and 2,370 design patents were granted.

Top Patenting Companies:

The top ten patenting companies by total patents granted include IBM, Samsung, Intel, and Qualcomm. The chart below indicates the Ultimate Parent companies and the total number granted in January 2020.

top patenting companies by count

Top CPC Class Codes:

The top trends in CPC class codes for January 2020 revolve around computing and data processing Speech recognition, data transfer via touchpads and graphical interfaces, as well as machine learning, are all popular CPC codes this month. The chart below identifies the top ten class codes.

Top CPC Class Codes for January 2020

 

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