AMD Patents – Key Insights and Stats

AMD has a total of 11492 patents globally, out of which 7923 have been granted. Of these 11492 patents, more than 72% patents are active. The United States of America is where AMD has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and China. Parallelly, the United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of AMD.

AMD was founded in the year 1969 by Jerry Sanders. The company produces semiconductor products and devices. The Company offers products such as microprocessors, embedded microprocessors, chipsets, graphics, video and multimedia products and supplies it to third-party foundries, as well as provides assembling, testing and packaging services. AMD serves customers worldwide. As of January 2023, the market cap of AMD is $120.4 Billion.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of AMD have?

The founder Jerry Sanders has 0 patent and CEO Lisa Su has 0 patent.

How many patents does AMD have?                      

AMD has a total of 11492 patents globally. These patents belong to 6310 unique patent families. Out of 11492 patents, 8368 patents are active.

How Many Patents did AMD File Every Year?

AMD Patents 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 GrantAMD Applications FiledAMD Patents Granted
202323
2022133483
2021321498
2020771598
2019761502
2018764370
2017583356
2016559396
2015497435
2014411442
2013413429
2012486391
2011564328

How many AMD patents are Alive/Dead?

AMD Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did AMD File in Different Countries?

AMD Worldwide Patents

Countries in which AMD Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America6070
Europe894
China893
Japan650
Korea (South)582
India572
Germany472
Taiwan110
Canada100
United Kingdom55
Australia19
Austria17
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)15
Singapore13
Israel12
South Africa9
Russia5
Hungary5
Spain5
Poland3
New Zealand2
Eurasia1
Finland1
Argentina1
Brazil1
Turkey1
France1

Where are Research Centres of AMD Patents Located?

Research Centres of AMD Patents

10 Best AMD Patents

US6950771B1 is the most popular patent in the AMD portfolio. It has received 383 citations so far from companies like Xilinx, IBM and Micron Technology.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6950771B1383
US6704421B1378
US7692466B2362
US6601227B1355
US6917219B2338
US20050099492A1327
US6480954B2318
US6346824B1301
US6515509B1295
US6467009B1293

How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to AMD patents?

The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to AMD invention. They couldn’t because AMD had protected those before them.

Examiners at the USPTO referred 2482 AMD patents in 11833 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the AMD patent portfolio are Intel, Samsung, and Xilinx.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing AMD –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing AMD PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Intel396939
Samsung232527
Xilinx209455
IBM207378
Altera190467
Qualcomm162321
Nvidia139403
Apple125252
Tsmc115218
Microsoft102260

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on AMD Patents

Top AMD Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US20050099492A138
US20080055318A122
US8065614B220
US8310492B219
US8489761B217
US9008113B216
US7730336B216
US7612783B216
US20110164065A116
US8854344B215
US8555099B215
US10621486B215
US8656198B214
US8116312B214
US20140157026A114

What Percentage of AMD US Patent Applications were Granted?

AMD (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 6128 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 4736 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 83.54%.

Below are the key stats of AMD patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for AMD?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Advanced Micro Devices137887.62%
Volpe Koenig90284.84%
Kowert Hood Munyon Rankin & Goetzel66288.93%
Globalfoundries28286.83%
Williams Morgan22444.20%
Park Vaughan Fleming & Dowler18382.61%
Zagorin Cave12685.71%
Polansky & Associates12088.00%
Mcclure Qualey & Rodack115100.00%
Timothy M Honeycutt10867.59%

What are AMD key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by AMD?

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

R&D Focus: How has AMD search focus changed over the years?

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Updated on January 25, 2023

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