OPPO Continues Top 10 Global IP Ranking for Fifth Straight Year on World Intellectual Property Day

Joining the celebration of World Intellectual Property (IP) Day, OPPO, a globally recognized technology leader, recently released its "OPPO Innovation and Intellectual Property White Paper," underscoring its steadfast commitment to innovation and IP protection. 

According to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), OPPO maintains its position among the top ten globally for patents filed under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) for the fifth consecutive year, securing the ninth spot in 2023. With over 101,000 patent applications worldwide as of March 31, 2024, and more than 55,000 patents granted, OPPO's dedication to innovation remains unwavering, with 91% classified as utility patents.

OPPO Patents

Feng Ying, OPPO's Chief Intellectual Property Officer, highlights, "At OPPO, we understand that technological innovation and IP protection are pivotal to our past, present, and future success. Through our proactive IP defense strategy and commitment to fostering a robust long-term IP ecosystem, we wholeheartedly champion the future of innovation as outlined in the 'OPPO Innovation and Intellectual Property White Paper.'"

OPPO's Push for AI Advancement

Investing substantially in AI innovation, OPPO is committed to driving the advancement and widespread adoption of AI Phones. Through significant R&D efforts across various domains such as image processing, computer vision, speech technology, natural language processing, and machine learning, OPPO leads in AI technology development, seamlessly integrating it into its smartphone products. 

OPPO AI Innovations

As of March 31, 2024, OPPO has filed an impressive 5,399 AI-related patents globally, with 3,796 utility patents focusing on AI imaging. In the realm of AI patents, OPPO secures the ninth position in China, with 3,743 AI-related utility patents granted, according to the "Artificial Intelligence Patent Ranking" published by IPRdaily on April 22, 2024.

Driving Technological Innovation through Open Collaboration

OPPO's commitment to open innovation drives its efforts to build an intellectual property ecosystem grounded in pivotal technological breakthroughs, spanning areas such as 5G/6G, AI, flash charge, and imaging. Notable achievements include deploying 5G essential standard patents across over 40 countries and regions globally, filing over 6,100 families of global patent applications, and submitting more than 11,000 5G standard-related proposals to the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP). Additionally, OPPO has applied for over 12,306 global imaging-related patents and licensed its VOOC flash charge technology to over 50 companies, facilitating the widespread adoption of fast charging capabilities.

OPPO R&D, OPPO Patents

Proactive Defense IP Strategy for Sustainable Development

In its pursuit of sustainable IP ecosystem development, OPPO adopts a proactive defense IP strategy, exemplified by signing licensing or cross-license agreements with numerous patent holders globally. These agreements facilitate the resolution of IP licensing issues through negotiations and cross-licenses, emphasizing fair and reasonable licensing fees and mitigating coercive patent litigation. Upholding its mission of "Technology for Mankind, Kindness for the World," OPPO remains committed to innovation, aiming to develop industry-leading products and services while contributing to the global intellectual property ecosystem through tangible actions.

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