Patents In The Field of Artificial Intelligence

500 days of Artificial Intelligence #4

Summary — numbers from 2013–2016 (WIPO, 2019)

World Intellectual Property Organization

WIPO Technology Trends 2019: Artificial Intelligence

What Does the Stats Say About AI Patents?

What fields are the patents within?

What combinations are we seeing?

Companies dominate AI patenting

Of the top 20 companies filing AI-related patents, 12 are based in Japan, three are from the U.S. and two are from China. Japanese consumer electronics companies are particularly heavily represented.

China is growing rapidly in AI patenting

So what about Europe?

AI Policy and Ethics at Student at University of Copenhagen MSc in Social Data Science. All views are my own.

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