BP saw the highest growth of 179% in patent filings in September and 279% in grants in August in Q3 2023. Compared to Q2 2023, Q3 2023 saw an increase in patent filings by 42% and grants by 44%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of BP‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

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BP has been focused on protecting inventions in European Patent Office(EPO) with 11 publications in Q3 2023

The European Patent Office(EPO) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 30% filings and 19% grants. The European Patent Office(EPO), Australia(AU), China(CN), and United States(US) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where BP is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, BP has 35% of its grants in Canada(CA), 19% in European Patent Office(EPO), and 8% in China(CN).

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Patents related to climate change and electric vehicles lead BP's portfolio

BP has the highest number of patents in climate change followed by, electric vehicles and gas to liquids. For climate change, nearly 17% of patents were filed and 20% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

Refining related patents lead BP portfolio followed by petrochemicals, and automobile batteries

BP has highest number of patents in refining followed by petrochemicals, automobile batteries, exploration and maritime platforms. For refining, nearly 17% of patents were filed and 21% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

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