Meiji saw the highest growth of 136% in patent filings in September and 110% in grants in July in Q3 2023. Compared to Q2 2023, Q3 2023 saw an increase in patent filings by 61% and grants by 110%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Meiji’s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

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Meiji has been focused on protecting inventions in Japan(JP) with 13 publications in Q3 2023

The Japan(JP) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 19% filings and 38% grants. The World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO), United States(US), Japan(JP), and China(CN) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Meiji is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Meiji has 38% of its grants in Japan(JP), 29% in United States(US), and 19% in European Patent Office(EPO).

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Patents related to health & wellness and rare diseases lead Meiji's portfolio

Meiji has the highest number of patents in health & wellness followed by, rare diseases and sugar reduction. For health & wellness, nearly 37% of patents were filed and 29% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

Food related patents lead Meiji portfolio followed by fermented milk, and cheese

Meiji has highest number of patents in food followed by fermented milk, cheese, white milk and confectionery. For food, nearly 26% of patents were filed and 10% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

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