Cantaloupe Patents – Insights & Stats (Updated 2023)

Cantaloupe has a total of 138 patents globally, out of which 101 have been granted. Of these 138 patents, more than 34% patents are active. United States of America is where Cantaloupe has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Canada. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Cantaloupe.

Cantaloupe was founded in the year 1992. The Company operates as a software and payments company. The Company provides end-to-end technology solutions for the unattended retail market.

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

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

The founder George Jensen has 0 patent and CEO Sean Feeney has 0 patent.

How many patents does Cantaloupe have?

Cantaloupe has a total of 138 patents globally. These patents belong to 41 unique patent families. Out of 138 patents, 47 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Cantaloupe File Every Year?

Cantaloupe 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 GrantCantaloupe Applications FiledCantaloupe Patents Granted
202342
20221
20214
202012
20195
201825
20176
201622
2015204
2014101

How many Cantaloupe patents are Alive/Dead?

Cantaloupe Patent Portfolio

 How Many Patents did Cantaloupe File in Different Countries?

Cantaloupe Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Cantaloupe Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States of America89
Europe8
Canada7
Austria5
Germany5
Spain4
Australia2
United Kingdom1
Italy1
Mexico1

Where are Research Centres of Cantaloupe Patents Located?

R&D Centers of Cantaloupe

10 Best Cantaloupe Patents

US7502672B1 is the most popular patent in the Cantaloupe portfolio. It has received 464 citations so far from companies like Fujitsu, Thales and GM Global Technology.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US7502672B1464
US6615186B1438
US6601040B1359
US6505095B1348
US6606602B1296
US7003289B1275
US6856820B1265
US7076329B1250
US6853894B1248
US6895310B1207

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 53 Cantaloupe patents in 258 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Cantaloupe patent portfolio are Coca-Cola, Payrange and Romaine Empire.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Cantaloupe –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Cantaloupe PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Coca-Cola513
Payrange44
Romaine Empire45
Apple35
General Motors35
Google33
Pranasys22
Lg Electronics26
International Currency Technologies22
Advanced New Technologies22

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Cantaloupe Patents

 Top Cantaloupe Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US7502672B17
US6615186B16
US9898884B15
US7464867B15
US6754641B25
US6853894B15
US6611810B14
US9852423B24
US9245269B24
US6505095B14
US7286907B24
US6604087B14
US8788341B14
US6975926B24
US7003289B14

What Percentage of Cantaloupe US Patent Applications were Granted?

Cantaloupe (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 77 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 75 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 97.4%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Cantaloupe?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Ratnerprestia7097.14%
Benjamin E Leace5100.00%
Boeing Intellectual Property1100.00%
William M Hienz1100.00%

What Technologies are Covered by Cantaloupe?

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

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

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