Atomera Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Atomera has a total of 277 patents globally, out of which 117 have been granted. Of these 277 patents, more than 88% patents are active. United States of America is where Atomera has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Taiwan and Europe. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Atomera.

Atomera was founded in the year 2001 by Government of Japan. Company is doing business in developing, commercializing, and licensing proprietary processes and technologies for the semiconductor industry. The Company offers mears silicon technology which can be used in semiconductor products including analog, logic, optical, and memory integrated circuits. As of December 2021, Atomera has a market cap of $487.937 million.

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

How many patents does Atomera have?

Atomera has a total of 277 patents globally. These patents belong to 61 unique patent families. Out of 277 patents, 244 patents are active.

How many Atomera patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Atomera Worldwide Legal Trends

Patent Families

Atomera Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Atomera File Every Year?

Atomera 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 GrantAtomera Applications FiledAtomera Patents Granted

How Many Patents did Atomera File in Different Countries?

Atomera Worldwide Filing

Countries in which Atomera Filed Patents

United States Of America130
Korea (South)2

Where are Research Centers of Atomera Patents Located?

Atomera R&D Centers

10 Best Atomera Patents

US6141361A is the most popular patent in the Atomera portfolio. It has received 113 citations so far from companies like Axsun Technologies, Sarnoff Corporation and Ciena Corporation.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count

What Percentage of Atomera US Patent Applications were Granted?

Atomera (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 128 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 118 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 99.16%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Atomera?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationSuccess Rate
Add G 2797511199.02%
Christopher F Regan6100.00%
Allen Dyer Doppelt Milbrath & Gilchrist1100.00%
Christopher F Regan Esquire1100.00%
Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas Pllc1100.00%

Atomera Incorporated is a semiconductor materials and technology licencing firm focusing on bringing its patented, silicon-proven technologies to market. Mears Silicon Technology, created by Atomera, improves the performance and power efficiency of semiconductor transistors. MST is compatible with other nano-scaling technologies on the semiconductor industry’s roadmap and can be implemented using equipment already in use in semiconductor manufacturing facilities.

Atomera has developed Mears Silicon Technology, a proprietary quantum designed material that dramatically improves transistor performance in today’s devices.This means your phone’s battery life will be longer, IoT gadgets will be smaller, and web servers will be more powerful.

The company has developed an extensive portfolio of atomic-level materials technologies that make up Mears Silicon Technology over the course of 20 years of advanced development. Atomera has been able to improve semiconductors across the board as a result of these inventions, including providing up to a 30% increase in circuit performance, improving transistor power efficiency, and reducing semiconductor die sizes by 15-20% without the need for major capital equipment investments.


What are Atomera key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Atomera?

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

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


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