Starbucks saw the highest growth of 249% in patent filings in October and 299% in grants in December in Q4 2023. Compared to Q3 2023, Q4 2023 saw an increase in patent filings by 249% and grants by 68%. 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 21 publications in Q4 2023

The United States(US) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 44% filings and 82% grants. The United States(US), World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO), South Korea(KR), 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 82% of its grants in United States(US), 12% in South Korea(KR) and 6% in Japan(JP).

In terms of grant share, Starbucks stands first among its competitors followed by and .

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, soft drinks, and hotels & resorts. For coffee & tea shop, nearly 28% of patents were filed and 33% of patents were granted in Q4 2023.

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