Acer Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Acer has a total of 14059 patents globally, out of which 6284 have been granted. Of these 14059 patents, more than 58% patents are active. Taiwan is where Acer has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by China and United States of America, it has generated an annual revenue of $11.42 billion in the year 2021. Parallelly, Taiwan seems to be the main focused R&D centre of Acer.

Acer was founded in the year 1976 by Stan Shih, Carolyn Yeh and George Huang. Acer is a multinational hardware and electronics company with headquarters in Xizhi, New Taipei City, with a focus on cutting-edge technologies. As of August 2022, Acer has a market cap of $2.21 Billion.

Do read about some of the most popular patents of Acer which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Acer patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Acer patent portfolio.

How many patents does Acer have?

Acer has a total of 14059 patents globally. These patents belong to 10155 unique patent families. Out of 14059 patents, 8232 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Acer File Every Year?

Acer Patent Filing Trend

Are you wondering why there is a drop in patent filing for the last two years? It is because a patent application can take up to 18 months to get published. Certainly, it doesn’t suggest a decrease in the patent filing.

Year of Patents Filing or GrantAcer Applications FiledAcer Patents Granted
2011108446
20121213158
20131176442
2014911531
2015859182
2016597414
2017694452
2018942493
20191011342
2020972477
2021522612
202258438

How many Acer patents are Alive/Dead?

Acer Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Acer File in Different Countries?

Acer Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Acer Filed Patents

CountryPatents
Taiwan6027
China3975
United States Of America2449
Europe796
Germany336
Japan169
United Kingdom81
Korea (South)71
Australia38
India25
Austria17
Russia12
Brazil9
Malaysia7
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)7
Spain6
Canada5
France5
Denmark4
Italy4
Viet Nam2
Ireland2
Mexico1
Netherlands1
Czech Republic1

Where are Research Centres of Acer Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Acer

10 Best Acer Patents

US6359636B1 is the most popular patent in the Acer portfolio. It has received 433 citations so far from companies like Microsoft, Samsung Electronics, and Honeywell.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Acer:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6359636B1433
US6359661B1430
US6424338B1420
US6567101B1377
US20020161865A1366
US6530083B1359
US6721954B1330
US6396480B1305
US6418010B1275
USD602487S1336

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What are Acer’s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Acer?

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The chart below distributes patents filed by Acer in different countries on the basis of the technology protected in patents. It also represents the markets where Acer thinks it’s important to protect particular technology inventions.

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R&D Focus: How Acer’s search focus changed over the years?

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Updated on August 19, 2022

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