Broadcom has a total of 45311 patents globally, out of which 12703 have been granted. Of these 45311 patents, more than 34% patents are active. The United States of America is where Broadcom has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Germany. Parallelly, the United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Broadcom.
Broadcom was founded in the year 1961. Broadcom creates, develops, and provides infrastructure software and semiconductor products. To modernize, optimize, and secure the most complex hybrid systems, the company offers storage adapters, controllers, networking processors, motion control encoders, and optical sensors in addition to infrastructure and security software. As of December 2022, the market cap of Broadcom is $220.61 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Broadcom which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Broadcom patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Broadcom patent portfolio.
How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Broadcom have?
The founder Henry Nicholas has 0 patents, Henry Samueli has 120 patents and CEO Hock E. Tan have 0 patents.
How many patents does Broadcom have?
Broadcom has a total of 45311 patents globally. These patents belong to 20158 unique patent families. Out of 45311 patents, 15597 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Broadcom File Every Year?
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 patent filing.
|Year of Patents Filing or Grant||Broadcom Applications Filed||Broadcom Patents Granted|
How many Broadcom patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Broadcom File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Broadcom Filed Patents
|United States Of America||26612|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||803|
Where are the Research Centres of Broadcom Patents Located?
10 Best Broadcom Patents
US20090276771A1 is the most popular patent in the Broadcom portfolio. It has received 2487 citations so far from companies like Microsoft, Oracle, and IBM.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Broadcom:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Broadcom patents?
The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Broadcom’s invention. They couldn’t because Broadcom had protected those before them.
Examiners at the USPTO used 14423 Broadcom patents in 81233 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).
The top citing companies in the Broadcom patent portfolio are IBM, Qualcomm and Samsung.
List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Broadcom –
|Company||Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Broadcom Patents||Number of Rejections (102 & 103)|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Broadcom Patents
Top Broadcom Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Broadcom US Patent Applications were Granted?
Broadcom (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 17286 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 13755 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 82.39%.
Below are the key stats of Broadcom patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Broadcom?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Foley & Lardner||4776||83.35%|
|Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox||4219||86.70%|
|Mcandrews Held & Malloy||1676||78.40%|
|Baker & Hostetler||1151||87.83%|
|Fiala & Weaver||267||66.29%|
|Farjami & Farjami||215||91.87%|
What are Broadcom innovation segments?
What Technologies are Covered by Broadcom?
The chart below distributes patents filed by