2022 Trends and Insights

Nearly three years into the pandemic, the effects on the US IP industry aren’t always patently obvious. One thing we do know, however, is that changes – both big and small – are afoot in the patent landscape. Below are the highlights of IFI CLAIMS’ full analysis of US patents in 2022, a year marked by the huge news of a new corporate king in grants and the continued, deepening shift to other regions in the world.

323,015 Total US Grants
417,922 Total US Applications
US, JP, CN Top Countries by US Granted Patents
China Country with Highest Growth Rate

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