Catapult Patents – Key Insights and Stats

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?

Catapult 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 GrantCatapult Applications FiledCatapult Patents Granted
20204
201914
201813
201727
201691
201561
201383
20122
20111
20101

How many Catapult patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Catapult Patent Portfolio

 How Many Patents did Catapult File in Different Countries?

Catapult Worldwide Patent Filing

 Countries in which Catapult Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America12
Australia11
Europe6
Germany3
Spain2
China1
South Africa1
India1
Japan1
United Kingdom1

Where are Research Centers of Catapult Patents Located?

R&D Centers of Catapult

 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 NumberCitation Count
US8036826B2115
US7715982B259
US8353791B255
EP1992389A154
US20150097700A129
US20030142238A127
US7272499B217
US20180077407A111
US9586099B26
US9697743B25

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 –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Catapult PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Wearables Ip Holdings410
Garmin Switzerland24
Huawei22
Casio22
IBM24
Platysens11
Sony11
Rhoforce11
Epson12
Ensco11

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Catapult Patents

Top Catapult Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8036826B212
US7715982B24
US9486693B22
US8353791B22
US7272499B22
US20150097700A12
US9697743B21
US20030142238A11

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 FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Welsh Flaxman & Gitler250.00%
The Belles Group1100.00%

List of Catapult Patents

Catapult PatentsTitle
US10679045B2Managing Mechanical Stress In Sports Participants
US10372975B2Managing Mechanical Stress In Sports Participants
US9697743B2Monitoring Surfing
US9586099B2Tracking Balls In Sports
US9486693B2Sports Data Collection And Presentation
US8353791B2Tracking Balls In Sports
US8036826B2Sports Sensor
US7715982B2Monitoring Sports
US7272499B2Monitoring Water Sports Performance
EP2869901B1Tracking Balls In Sports
EP1562680B1Monitoring Sporting Events
EP2025372B1Tracking Balls In Sports
EP4035748A1Improved Sports Sensor
CN107430789ASports Virtual Reality System
DE602013056606T2Tracking Balls For Sport
DE60350472T2Monitoring Sports Events
DE602008023194T2Ball Pursuit In Sport
ES2745547T3Ball Tracking In Sports
ES2641232T3Monitoring Sports
GB2544150BSports Throwing Measurement
AU2016240390B2Sports Virtual Reality System
AU2017017346STubular Container
AU201717347SContainer
AU2015258753B2Monitoring Surfing
AU2015246642B2Sports Throwing Measurement
AU2013289839B2Tracking Balls In Sports
AU2008202170B2Improved Sports Sensor
AU2006222732C1Monitoring Sports
AU2003277952B2Monitoring Sports
AU2008205421A8Tracking Balls In Sports
JP6761811B2Sports Virtual Reality System
ZA201607925BSports Throwing Measurement
US20180077407A1Sports Virtual Reality System
US20150097700A1Team Performance Monitoring
US20030142238A1Automated Presentation Of A Live Event
EP3278308A4Sports Virtual Reality System
EP1992389A1Improved Sports Sensor
WO2019104374A1Sports Garment With Data Logger
WO2016154663A9Sports Virtual Reality System
WO2015172178A1Monitoring Surfing
WO2015157808A1Sports Throwing Measurement
WO2014008530A1Tracking Balls In Sports
AU2002214796B2Information System And Method
IN201617038948ASports Throwing Measurement

What are Catapult key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Catapult?

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

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

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