Middleby saw the highest growth of 199% in patent filings and 299% in grants in October in Q4 2023. Compared to Q3 2023, Q4 2023 saw an increase in patent filings by 199% and grants by 299%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Middleby‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

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Middleby has been focused on protecting inventions in United States(US) with 22 publications in Q4 2023

The United States(US) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 32% filings and 47% grants. The United States(US), European Patent Office(EPO), World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO), and United Kingdom(GB) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Middleby is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Middleby has 47% of its grants in United States(US), 23% in European Patent Office(EPO) and 13% in Australia(AU).

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Confectionery related patents lead Middleby portfolio followed by ice cream, and packaging

Middleby has highest number of patents in confectionery followed by ice cream, packaging, food product machinery manufacturing, and non-alcoholic beverages. For confectionery, nearly 8% of patents were filed and 4% of patents were granted in Q4 2023.

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