The global aerospace & defense industry experienced a 68% decline in the number of environment-related patent applications in Q3 2022 compared with the previous quarter. The total number of environment-related grants dropped by 14% in Q3 2022, according to GlobalData’s Patent Analytics.Notably, the number of environment-related patent applications in the aerospace & defense industry was 242 in Q3 2022, versus 750 in the prior quarter.
The top five companies accounted for 0% of patenting activity Analysis of patenting activity by companies shows that Toyota Motor filed the most environment patents within the aerospace & defense industry operations and technologies sector in Q3 2022. The company filed 0 environment-related patent in the quarter, compared with 1 in the previous quarter. It was followed by International Business Machines with 0 environment patent filing, Hitachi (0 filing), and CEA (0 filing) in Q3 2022.Patenting activity was driven by the US with 0% share of total patent filingsThe largest share of environment related patent filings in the aerospace & defense industry in Q3 2022 was in the US with 0%, followed by Canada (0%) and France (0%). The share represented by the US was 0% higher than the 0% share it accounted for in Q2 2022.