How many assignees dropped their applications right after a 102 rejection based on FB’s patents?

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.

AssigneeNumber of 102 RejectionsApplications blocked by 102 rejection
Google5541
Microsoft5444
IBM5241
Samsung2620
Intel108
Apple97
Oath Inc87
Sony76
Oracle INternational65
Tencent Technology Company64

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. 

AssigneeApplications abandoned after 102 rejection
Microsoft7
Google4
IBM3
Overman, Stephen E2
Apple2
Olsen, Wallace2
DivX, LLC2
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co2
Newsbyme LLC2
Shore Chan Depumpo LLC2
Updated on December 16, 2020

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