Starbucks saw the highest growth of 142% in patent filings in July and 159% in grants in August in Q3 2023. Compared to Q2 2023, Q3 2023 saw an increase in patent filings by 142% and grants by 124%. 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 15 publications in Q3 2023

The United States(US) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 36% filings and 43% grants. The United States(US), Taiwan(TW), European Patent Office(EPO), and Japan(JP) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Starbucks is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Starbucks has 43% of its grants in United States(US), 30% in Canada(CA), and 9% in European Patent Office(EPO).

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In terms of grant share, Starbucks stands in first position among its competitors. and secured the top positions according to recent patent publication data.

Patents related to industrial automation and climate change lead Starbucks's portfolio

Starbucks has the highest number of patents in industrial automation followed by, climate change and smart grid. For industrial automation, nearly 27% of patents were filed and 12% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

Coffee & tea shop related patents lead Starbucks portfolio followed by hot coffee, and non-alcoholic beverages

Starbucks has highest number of patents in coffee & tea shop followed by hot coffee, non-alcoholic beverages, household appliances and e-commerce. For coffee & tea shop, nearly 39% of patents were filed and 30% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

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