Patent applications related to artificial intelligence increased by 13% per year on average in the packaging industry since 2020
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The global packaging industry experienced a 13% increase in annual average growth rate (AAGR) in the number of artificial intelligence-related patent applications between 2020 and 2022. The total number of artificial intelligence-related grants increased by an AAGR of 13% during the same period, according to GlobalData's patent analytics database.
Notably, the number of artificial intelligence-related patent applications in the packaging industry was 459 since 2020, while 322 applications were granted.
The top five companies by filings accounted for 37% of patent applications
Analysis of patent applications by assignee shows that MondayCom filed the most artificial intelligence patents within the packaging industry since 2020. The company filed 33 artificial intelligence-related patents since 2020.
It was followed by Ishida (30 applications), Krones (23 applications), Tetra Laval International (17 applications), and AYR (14 applications).
The top five companies by grants accounted for 34% of successful patent grants
Analysis of patent grants by assignee shows that MondayCom was granted 26 patents related to artificial intelligence within the packaging industry since 2020. It was followed by AYR (13 grants), Tetra Laval International (9 grants), Yuyama (9 grants), and Walmart (8 grants).
Patent activity was driven by the US with a 41% share of total patent publications
The largest share of artificial intelligence-related patent publications in the packaging industry since 2020 was held by the US with 41%, followed by China (40%) and Japan (8%).
GlobalData, the leading provider of industry intelligence, provided the underlying data, research, and analysis used to produce this article.
GlobalData’s Patents Analytics tracks patent filings and grants from official patent offices around the world. Proprietary analysis and official patent classifications are used to group patents into key thematic areas and link them to specific companies across the world’s largest industries.