Singapore Patent Trends 2023

Singapore has moved up two spots to fifth place in the Global Innovation Index (GII), leading the South-east Asia, East Asia and Oceania (SEAO) region for the year 2023. It is now the highest-ranking Asian market in the index, beating South Korea.

A total of approximately 19,000 patents were published in Singapore in the year 2023 (01 January 2023 – 31 December 2023) out of which around 4300 patents were granted, according to findings by Insights;Gate.

Leading the way is Huawei Technologies with 318 published patents in Singapore. Manufacturing company, Applied Materials, was 2nd at 261 and Samsung Electronics stood 3rd with 203 published patents.

Other top 10 Singapore patentees include: Disco Corporation, Advanced New Technologies among others.

On a country-by-country basis, American companies received the most patents, followed by companies based in Singapore, Japan, and China.

Explore this extensive article to learn about the top technologies in Singapore for 2023, the individuals with the highest number of patent filings in the nation, and newcomers to the technology sector.

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

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
January1566545
February1452496
March1510334
April174312
May1663218
June1894316
July1551405
August1354307
September1463410
October2147811
November1368493
December109812

Which countries contribute the most to innovations in the Singapore?

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

Top patent filers and innovators in the Singapore in 2023

Most Innovative Companies of Singapore
Leading Companies in Singapore for 2023
Inventors driving the innovation in Singapore in 2023
Leading Inventors in Singapore for 2023

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

Top technology-focused area of published patents in 2023

Top Technology Areas covered in Switzerland for the year 2023 include:

  • Semiconductor
  • Pharmaceutical Drug
  • Polymer
  • Electronic Equipment
  • Terminal Equipment
  • Disease
  • Server
  • Communication Device

Top Application Domain covered in Switzerland for the year 2023 are:

  • Organic Active Ingredients
  • Specific Peptides
  • Antibody medical ingredients
  • Material Analysis
  • Peptides/protein ingredients
  • Vector based foreign material
  • DNA/RNA Fragmentation
  • Securing Communication

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