China Patent Trend & Statistics in 2023

A total of approximately 54 Lakh patents were published in China in the year 2023 (01 January 2023 – 31 December 2023) out of which around 38 Lakh patents were granted, according to findings by Insights;Gate.

Leading the way is Baidu with 48,336 published patents in China. Rheem Competitors was 2nd, at 21,614 and State Grid Corp of China stood 3rd with 16470 published patents.

Other top 10 China patentees include: Huawei, Tencent, Gree Electric and Sinopec among others.

On a country-by-country basis, Chinese companies received the most patents, followed by companies based in USA, Japan, and South Korea.

How Many Patents were Published and Granted in China Every Month in 2023?

China Patent Trends

We’re examining total published patent application records for comparison because the publication timeline of up to 18 months can cause confusion when solely considering the patent count of the most recent year.

MonthPublished Patent CountGranted Patent Count
January452945351440
February284342236425
March541819392833
April458599323033
May464292319993
June495173336528
July410573283547
August483688335210
September470969323114
October433323290223
November448882300620
December475246290642

Which countries contribute the most to innovations in the China?

Patent Filings by Countries in China

This chart talks about the primary sources or locations where a significant number of innovations in China originate. It’s inquiring about the main regions responsible for generating the most innovations within the country.

Top patent filers and innovators in the China in 2023

Top Companies

Patent Filings by Leading Companies in China

Top Inventors

Patent Filings by Leading Inventors in China

Law firms with the most patent prosecutions in the China in 2023

Top Chinese Law Firms by Patent Prosecutions

Top application-areas area of published patents in China

Top Application Areas covered by patents filed in China in the year 2023 is:

  • Material Analysis
  • Special data processing applications
  • Biological models
  • Digital data information retrieval
  • Character and pattern recognition
  • Against vector-borne diseases
  • Photovoltaic energy generation
  • Computer aided design
  • Image analysis

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