Artificial intelligence patents granted by patent/trademark office 2000-2016

The statistic shows the number of artificial intelligence patents granted by patent/trademark office in the period from 2000 to 2016. 4,152 knowledge type AI patents were granted in those years by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Number of artificial intelligence patents granted by trademark/patent office worldwide from 2000 to 2016

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Release date

May 2017



Survey time period

2000 to 2016

Supplementary notes

* USPTO - United States Patent and Trademark Office
SIPO - State Intellectual Property Office of the People's Republic of China
PCT - Patent Cooperation Treaty
JPO - Japan Patent Office
EPO - European Patent Office
**Biological model: Computer systems based on biological models, including neural network models, genetic models, architectures, physical realization, learning methods, biomolecular computers, and artificial life.
Knowledge-based mode: Computer systems that utilize knowledge-based models, including knowledge engineering, knowledge acquisition, extracting rules from data, and inference methods or devices.
Specific mathematical model:Computer systems based on specific mathematical models, including fuzzy logic, physical realization, chaos models or non-linear system models, and probabilistic networks.
Other AI technology: Subject matter not provided for previously described groups of the G06N3 subclass, including quantum computers, learning machines, and molecular computers.

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