While analyzing the monetization potential of Facebook’s portfolio we found that ~1000 assignees were given rejections based on facebook’s patents. But how many of these rejections were actually 102 rejections (where identified prior art matches each and every element of a patent application’s claim).
A total number of 223 assignees received 102 rejections based on Facebook’s patents. The table below provides a list of the top 10 assignees who got the most number of 102 rejections based on Facebook’s patents.
|Assignee||Number of 102 Rejections||Applications blocked by 102 rejection|
|Tencent Technology Company||6||4|
How many assignees dropped their applications right after a 102 rejection based on FB’s patents?
GreyB’s BOS tool shows that 58 assignees abandoned their applications right after receiving a 102 rejection based on FB’s patents. The below table provides the list of the top 10 such assignees.
|Assignee||Applications abandoned after 102 rejection|
|Overman, Stephen E||2|
|Hon Hai Precision Industry Co||2|
|Shore Chan Depumpo LLC||2|