Essity saw the highest growth of 132% in patent filings and 171% in grants in August in Q3 2023. Compared to Q2 2023, Q3 2023 saw an increase in patent filings by 92% and grants by 137%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Essity‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

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Essity has been focused on protecting inventions in China(CN) with 36 publications in Q3 2023

The China(CN) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 17% filings and 36% grants. The United States(US), China(CN), World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO), and Australia(AU) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Essity is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Essity has 36% of its grants in China(CN), 23% in European Patent Office(EPO), and 14% in United States(US).

Daio Paper could be the strongest competitor for Essity

In terms of grant share, Essity stands in fourth position among its competitors. Daio Paper and Unicharm secured the top positions according to recent patent publication data.

Patents related to healthtech and connected patient lead Essity's portfolio

Essity has the highest number of patents in healthtech followed by, connected patient and electronic warfare. For healthtech, nearly 40% of patents were filed and 14% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

Cosmetics & toiletries related patents lead Essity portfolio followed by sanitary pads, and feminine hygiene

Essity has highest number of patents in cosmetics & toiletries followed by sanitary pads, feminine hygiene, diapers and over-the-counter healthcare. For cosmetics & toiletries, nearly 28% of patents were filed and 14% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

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