• The IoT market is driven by specific use case scenarios.
  • Companies have to provide the complete stack for seamless inter-operability. This drives M&A activity, IP and partnerships.
  • Greater value resides in the upper layers of the tech stack – applications, analytics and the IoT platform.

IoT- Technology Stack


IoT – Top Findings

  • The top holders are from diverse sectors like consumer , telecom and .
  • Qualcomm is the leading filer in multiple jurisdictions as well as PCT filings. This suggests an intention license its technologies worldwide.
  • The network has the highest number of filings and accounts for 62% of all the IoT .
  • Samsung is a key holder in most layers of the IoT technology stack and its address multiple application areas.

Top holders


Publishing Trends and Growth


Top Buyers and Sellers