Vertex Pharmaceuticals saw the highest growth of 169% in patent filings and 221% in grants in March in Q1 2024. Compared to Q4 2023, Q1 2024 saw an increase in patent filings by 86% and grants by 172%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Vertex Pharmaceuticals‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

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Vertex Pharmaceuticals has been focused on protecting inventions in China(CN) with 19 publications in Q1 2024

The China(CN) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 17% filings and 20% grants. The China(CN), United States(US), Israel(IL), and European Patent Office(EPO) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Vertex Pharmaceuticals is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Vertex Pharmaceuticals has 20% of its grants in China(CN), 18% in United States(US) and 15% in Canada(CA).

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Patents related to rare diseases and cell & gene therapy lead Vertex Pharmaceuticals's portfolio

Vertex Pharmaceuticals has the highest number of patents in rare diseases followed by, cell & gene therapy and genomics. For rare diseases, nearly 61% of patents were filed and 70% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

Cystic fibrosis related patents lead Vertex Pharmaceuticals portfolio followed by fibrosis, and pain

Vertex Pharmaceuticals has highest number of patents in cystic fibrosis followed by fibrosis, pain, petrochemicals, and macular degeneration. For cystic fibrosis, nearly 10% of patents were filed and 25% of patents were granted in Q1 2024.

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