KB Financial Group saw the highest growth of 149% in patent filings and 99% in grants in October in Q4 2023. Compared to Q3 2023, Q4 2023 saw an increase in patent filings by 149% and grants by 99%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of KB Financial Group’s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

KB Financial Group has been focused on protecting inventions in China(CN) with 15 publications in Q4 2023

The China(CN) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 88% filings and 50% grants. The China(CN), and South Korea(KR) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where KB Financial Group is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, KB Financial Group has 50% of its grants in China(CN) and 50% in South Korea(KR).

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

Patents related to digitalization and digital banking lead KB Financial Group's portfolio

KB Financial Group has the highest number of patents in digitalization followed by, digital banking and fintech. For digitalization, nearly 29% of patents were filed and 25% of patents were granted in Q4 2023.

Security systems related patents lead KB Financial Group portfolio followed by real estate services, and payments

KB Financial Group has highest number of patents in security systems followed by real estate services, payments, online retail, and e-commerce.

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