India climbing up the ladder of emerging tech patents, shows data

The IP regime is exploding with patent applications. Domestic and global companies in emerging technologies have filed over 80,000 applications in India between 2016 and 2020 in areas ranging from Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), and big data to cloud, Edge, cyber security, and real time processing.

They account for 70 per cent of all technology patents. According to data from global IP research and consultancy firm Sagacious, 5,000 patents were filed in AI in India in the decade 2011-2020. But of these, 86 per cent were filed in the last five …


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