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What Did the Patent Landscape of Portugal Look Like in 2021? 

What did the patent landscape of Portugal look like in 2021? 

This chart shows the number of applications filed and the number of grants from these applications. Grant rate is a good indicator to identify successful applications and the graph helps to understand the progress in the technology area. 

Detailed Patent Portfolio of Portugal in 2021 

Publication Type 

Simple Legal Status 

Legal State 

Count of Publications 

PATENT 

ACTIVE 

GRANTED 

5205 

DEAD 

EXPIRED 

30 

APPLICATION 

PENDING 

PUBLISHED 

163 

ACTIVE 

GRANTED 

97 

UTILITY MODEL 

ACTIVE 

GRANTED 

59 

 

Technology Domain-Wise Patent Trends in Portugal in 2021 

What did the patent landscape of Portugal look like in 2021? 

The chart above distributes patents filed in Portugal in 2021 on the basis of the technology protected in patents. This helps to understand the most frequently used concepts and the key focus areas in the technology space.

Top Players in the Domain with their Forward Citation Frequency 

The table below depicts the inventions of the top players in the domain with their forward citation frequency. This helps to understand the strength of the portfolio of top players as players whose patents are most frequently cited have a strong group of core patents in this domain. 

Publication Year  

2021  

Citation Count Range  

0 – 2  

3 – 9  

10 – 19  

20 – 39  

40 – *  

ERICSSON TELEFON  

61  

 

 

 

 

NESTLE  

43  

 

 

 

 

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS  

38  

 

 

 

 

NOVARTIS  

36  

 

 

 

 

INSTITUTE SUPERIOR TECNICO  

31  

 

 

 

 

REGENERON PHARMACEUTICALS  

30  

 

 

 

 

UNIVERSITY AVEIRO  

27  

 

 

 

 

CENTRE NAT RECH SCIENT  

24  

 

 

 

 

QUALCOMM  

23  

 

 

 

 

BOSCH TERMOTECNOLOGIA  

22  

 

 

 

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Who were the Leading Patent Filers of 2021 in the Portugal? 

What did the patent landscape of Portugal look like in 2021? 

IPC Classification-Wise Patent Trends in Portugal in 2021 

The table below represents the top 10 market domains according to their IPC classification where inventors believed it was critical to safeguard certain technical inventions. 

IPC Classification  

Number of Applications  

Number of Granted  

% Granted 

PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES (A61K) 

1322 

1316 

100 

SPECIFIC THERAPEUTIC ACTIVITY OF CHEMICAL COMPOUNDS OR MEDICINAL PREPARATIONS (A61P) 

773 

770 

100 

HETEROCYCLIC COMPOUNDS (C07D) 

424 

421 

99 

PEPTIDES (C07K) 

370 

369 

100 

MICROORGANISMS OR ENZYMES; COMPOSITIONS THEREOF; PROPAGATING, PRESERVING, OR MAINTAINING MICROORGANISMS; MUTATION OR GENETIC ENGINEERING; CULTURE MEDIA (C12N) 

251 

245 

98 

INVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES (G01N) 

166 

154 

93 

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS (H04W) 

134 

133 

99 

CONTAINERS FOR STORAGE OR TRANSPORT OF ARTICLES OR MATERIALS, e.g. BAGS, BARRELS, BOTTLES, BOXES, CANS, CARTONS, CRATES, DRUMS, JARS, TANKS, HOPPERS, FORWARDING CONTAINERS; ACCESSORIES, CLOSURES, OR FITTINGS THEREFOR; PACKAGING ELEMENTS; PACKAGES (B65D) 

131 

123 

94 

ACYCLIC OR CARBOCYCLIC COMPOUNDS (C07C) 

124 

123 

99 

FILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, e.g. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS (A61F) 

120 

120 

100 

 

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