Catapult has a total of 44 patents globally, out of which 30 have been granted. Of these 44 patents, more than 72% patents are active. The United States of America is where Catapult has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Australia and Europe. Parallelly, The Australia seems to be the main focused R&D center and also USA is the origin country of Catapult.
Catapult is subpart of Altria was founded in 2006. The Company provides sports analytics encompassing the collection and analysis of data on athlete performance. The Company focuses on analysis of fitness and skill levels, responses to specific training techniques, tactical performance and risk of injury, safety and to assist with rehabilitation.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Catapult which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Catapult patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Catapult patent portfolio.
How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Catapult have?
The Founders Igor Van de Griendt has 8patents and Shaun Holthouse have 34 patents and the CEO Will Lopes have 1 patent.
How many patents does Catapult have?
Catapult has a total of 44 patents globally. These patents belong to 18 unique patent families. Out of 44 patents, 32 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Catapult 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 the patent filing.
|Year of Patents Filing or Grant||Catapult Applications Filed||Catapult Patents Granted|
How many Catapult patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Catapult File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Catapult Filed Patents
|United States Of America||12|
Where are Research Centers of Catapult Patents Located?
10 Best Catapult Patents
US8036826B2 is the most popular patent in the Catapult portfolio. It has received 115 citations so far from companies like Pioneer Corporation, Blast Motion and Swatch Ag.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Catapult:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Catapult patents?
The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Catapult invention. They couldn’t because Catapult had protected those before them.
Examiners at the USPTO referred 8 Catapult patents in 47 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).
The top citing companies in the Catapult patent portfolio are Wearables Ip Holdings, Garmin Switzerland and Huawei.
List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Catapult –
|Company||Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Catapult Patents||Number of Rejections (102 & 103)|
|Wearables Ip Holdings||4||10|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Catapult Patents
Top Catapult Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Catapult US Patent Applications were Granted?
Catapult (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 3 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 2 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 66.67%.
Below are the key stats of Catapult patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Catapult?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Welsh Flaxman & Gitler||2||50.00%|
|The Belles Group||1||100.00%|
List of Catapult Patents
|US10679045B2||Managing Mechanical Stress In Sports Participants|
|US10372975B2||Managing Mechanical Stress In Sports Participants|
|US9586099B2||Tracking Balls In Sports|
|US9486693B2||Sports Data Collection And Presentation|
|US8353791B2||Tracking Balls In Sports|
|US7272499B2||Monitoring Water Sports Performance|
|EP2869901B1||Tracking Balls In Sports|
|EP1562680B1||Monitoring Sporting Events|
|EP2025372B1||Tracking Balls In Sports|
|EP4035748A1||Improved Sports Sensor|
|CN107430789A||Sports Virtual Reality System|
|DE602013056606T2||Tracking Balls For Sport|
|DE60350472T2||Monitoring Sports Events|
|DE602008023194T2||Ball Pursuit In Sport|
|ES2745547T3||Ball Tracking In Sports|
|GB2544150B||Sports Throwing Measurement|
|AU2016240390B2||Sports Virtual Reality System|
|AU2015246642B2||Sports Throwing Measurement|
|AU2013289839B2||Tracking Balls In Sports|
|AU2008202170B2||Improved Sports Sensor|
|AU2008205421A8||Tracking Balls In Sports|
|JP6761811B2||Sports Virtual Reality System|
|ZA201607925B||Sports Throwing Measurement|
|US20180077407A1||Sports Virtual Reality System|
|US20150097700A1||Team Performance Monitoring|
|US20030142238A1||Automated Presentation Of A Live Event|
|EP3278308A4||Sports Virtual Reality System|
|EP1992389A1||Improved Sports Sensor|
|WO2019104374A1||Sports Garment With Data Logger|
|WO2016154663A9||Sports Virtual Reality System|
|WO2015157808A1||Sports Throwing Measurement|
|WO2014008530A1||Tracking Balls In Sports|
|AU2002214796B2||Information System And Method|
|IN201617038948A||Sports Throwing Measurement|
What are Catapult key innovation segments?
What Technologies are Covered by Catapult?
The chart below distributes patents filed by Catapult