Starbucks saw the highest growth of 119% in patent filings in February and 299% in grants in March in Q1 2024. Compared to Q4 2023, Q1 2024 saw an increase in patent filings by 62% and grants by 49%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Starbucks‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

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Starbucks has been focused on protecting inventions in United States(US) with 26 publications in Q1 2024

The United States(US) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 46% filings and 87% grants. The United States(US), World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO), Japan(JP), and South Korea(KR) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Starbucks is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Starbucks has 87% of its grants in United States(US) and 13% in Canada(CA).

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Patents related to mobile and digitalization lead Starbucks's portfolio

Starbucks has the highest number of patents in mobile followed by, digitalization and fintech. For mobile, nearly 9% of patents were filed and 11% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

Coffee & tea shop related patents lead Starbucks portfolio followed by e-commerce, and beverage making systems and equipment

Starbucks has highest number of patents in coffee & tea shop followed by e-commerce, beverage making systems and equipment, online retail, and it services. For coffee & tea shop, nearly 31% of patents were filed and 62% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

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