Nippon Paper Industries saw the highest growth of 136% in patent filings and 154% in grants in August in Q3 2023. Compared to Q2 2023, Q3 2023 saw an increase in patent filings by 48% and grants by 79%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Nippon Paper Industries‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

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Nippon Paper Industries has been focused on protecting inventions in Japan(JP) with 118 publications in Q3 2023

The Japan(JP) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 81% filings and 75% grants. The Japan(JP), World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO), United States(US), and Taiwan(TW) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Nippon Paper Industries is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Nippon Paper Industries has 75% of its grants in Japan(JP), 8% in European Patent Office(EPO), and 6% in United States(US).

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Patents related to climate change and circular plastic economy lead Nippon Paper Industries's portfolio

Nippon Paper Industries has the highest number of patents in climate change followed by, circular plastic economy and circular economy. For climate change, nearly 43% of patents were filed and 30% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

Packaging related patents lead Nippon Paper Industries portfolio followed by petrochemicals, and cosmetics & toiletries

Nippon Paper Industries has highest number of patents in packaging followed by petrochemicals, cosmetics & toiletries, packaging material and automotive materials. For packaging, nearly 18% of patents were filed and 17% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

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