American Tower Patents – Key Insights and Stats

American Tower has a total of 56 patents globally, out of which 37 have been granted. Of these 56 patents, more than 76% patents are active. United States of America is where American Tower has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Argentina and Mexico, it has generated an annual revenue of $9.04 billion in the year 2021. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of American Tower.

American Tower was founded in the year 1995 by Steven Dodge. Company is doing business as real estate investment trust and an owner and operator of wireless and broadcast communications infrastructure. As of March 2022, American Tower has a market cap of $105.3 Billion.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of American Tower have?

The founder, Steven Dodge has 0 patents. The CEO, Tom Bartlett has 0 patents.

How many patents does American Tower have?

American Tower has a total of 56 patents globally. These patents belong to 23 unique patent families. Out of 56 patents, 43 patents are active.

How many American Tower patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

American Tower Worldwide Legal Trends

Patent Families

American Tower patent portfolio

How Many Patents did American Tower File Every Year?

American Tower 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 GrantAmerican Tower Applications FiledAmerican Tower Patents Granted
201126
2012122
201326
20147
20156
201613
201711
201832
201911
20202
20213

How Many Patents did American Tower File in Different Countries?

American Tower Worldwide Filing in Top 10 Countries

Countries in which American Tower Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America16
Argentina7
Mexico3
Brazil2
Canada2
Peru2
Chile2
Japan2
Colombia2
New Zealand2
Australia2
South Africa2
Africa2
India2
Europe2
Germany2
Portugal1

Where are Research Centers of American Tower Patents Located?

American Tower R&D Centers

10 Best American Tower Patents

US6915618B2 is the most popular patent in the American Tower portfolio. It has received 32 citations so far from companies like Lucent Technologies, Wake Skykeeper, and Infinigy Solutions.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of American Tower:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6915618B232
US6803883B219
US6672092B219
US8191332B116
US7127220B216
US8528298B215
US8250817B27
US20080295447A14
US8458986B23
US8375651B23

What Percentage of American Tower US Patent Applications were Granted?

American Tower (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 12 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 12 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 100%.

Below are the key stats of American Tower patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for American Tower?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationSuccess Rate
Preti Flaherty Beliveau & Pachios Llp5100.00%
Bainwood Huang & Associates Llc2100.00%

List of American Tower Patents

American Tower PatentsTitle
US20200110776A1Metamodel for graph database
US10519684B2Non-disruptive reinforcement of telecommunications towers
US20180334827A1Non-disruptive reinforcement of telecommunications towers
US8745933B2Guy anchor reinforcement
US8578665B2Modular guy anchor
US8528298B2Reinforcement system for poles
US8458986B2Guy anchor reinforcement
US8375651B2Modular guy anchor
US8250817B2Guy anchor reinforcement
US8191332B1Reinforcement system for poles
US20080295447A1Method of reinforcing a corrugated steel floor panel
US7127220B2Apparatus and method to monitor and control power
US6915618B2Tower monopole reinforcement
US6803883B2Radio frequency electromagnetic emissions shield
US6672092B2Countertop merchandiser unit with refrigerated and heated compartments and method thereof
US62743334P0Metamodel for graph database
EP2596187B1Guy anchor reinforcement
EP2596176B1Modular guy anchor
CA2803832CGuy anchor reinforcement
CA2803811CModular guy anchor
WO2018213096A1Non-disruptive reinforcement of telecommunications towers
WO2012009036A1Modular guy anchor
WO2012005792A1Guy anchor reinforcement
JP5785258B2Root skein reinforcement
JP5647347B2Modular root skein
AU2011279757B2Modular guy anchor
AU2011277062B2Guy anchor reinforcement
IN377796BGuy anchor reinforcement
IN377806BModular guy anchor
BR112012033713B1Reinforcement system for an anchor for ESTAI
BR112012033712B1Element for fixing station cables to anchorage
MX374152BTelecommunications land station adapted for the urban environment.
PT2596187TGuy anchor reinforcement
DE602011054350T2Clamping anchor reinforcement
CL54470BModular tension anchoring comprises an anchoring head and an anchorage axle, the anchorage head includes a tubular region, the anchorage axle has an end which extends in or through the tubular zone of the anchoring head and is retained in its inside.
CL53020BReinforcement system for anchoring tensioners of a tower, with head and an extended anchorage axis from the head to the soil and a solid shroud around a portion of the axis, a supplementary shaft united to the head and to a retention structure; a tower; a method of reinforcing; a system for anchorage.
DE602011025061T2Modular trunk anchor
MX330474BReinforcement for tension anchorage.
MX330468BModular tension anchor.
AP3275AModular guy anchor
AP3075AGuy anchor reinforcement
NZ604021BModular guy anchor
NZ603723BGuy anchor reinforcement
PE0009922013A1Reinforcement For Tensioner Anchoring
PE0009902013A1Modular tensioner anchor
ZA201209159BGuy anchor reinforcement
ZA201209210BModular guy anchor
CO6650351A2Modular tensors anchor
CO6650352A2Reinforcement for tension anchors
AR082211A1Support of emittering equipment / receivers for post use on the public route
AR082158A1A community lighting connection system
AR082157A1A method for the verticali-dad control of antenna by sensors on posts installed on the public route
AR081380A1Method for the installation of stationary antennas / receivers of distributed signals on public post position
AR081344A1Method for the installation of stationary antennas / receivers of distributed signals on public post position
AR078811A1A method for the installation of ante-nas of the type emitters and electromagnetic wave receptor
AR078741A1Device for the fixation of elements of reception and emission of electromagnetic waves

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