Converse Patents – Insights & Stats (Updated 2024)

Converse has a total of 370 patents globally, out of which 337 have been granted. Of these 370 patents, more than 90% patents are active. United States of America is where Converse has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Canada and Mexico. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Converse.

Converse was founded in the year 1908. The Company operates as a designer, distributor, and marketer of casual athletic footwear and apparel. The Company offers sneakers, clothing and accessories for men, women and children.

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

How many patents does Converse have?

Converse has a total of 370 patents globally. These patents belong to 315 unique patent families. Out of 370 patents, 334 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Converse File Every Year?

Converse 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 GrantConverse Applications FiledConverse Patents Granted
202421
2023574
20223736
20214510
20204740
20192812
20183815
2017671
20165710
2015395
20144
201365

How many Converse patents are Alive/Dead?

Converse Patent Portfolio

 How Many Patents did Converse File in Different Countries?

Converse Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Converse Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States of America308
Canada35
Mexico3
Europe (EPO)3
Japan2
Argentina1
Brazil1
Viet Nam1

Where are Research Centres of Converse Patents Located?

R&D Centers of Converse

 10 Best Converse Patents

USD799800S1 is the most popular patent in the Converse portfolio. It has received 110 citations so far from companies like Puma SE, Ecco Sko A/S and Nike, Inc.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
USD799800S1110
US20140109440A189
USD688860S181
USD634923S178
US20120079746A175
USD688860S173
USD688861S160
USD555333S160
USD799800S154
US7421808B253

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 20 Converse patents in 123 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Converse patent portfolio are Nike, Under Armour and Adidas.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Converse –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Converse PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Nike2149
Under Armour612
Adidas44
Bedgear213
Ecco Sko22
M&R Printing Equipment26
Crocs15
Critts12
Asics Corporation13
Callaway Golf Company12

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Converse Patents

Top Converse Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US20140109440A19
US9351532B28
US8348371B25
US8595957B24
US7421808B24
US20120079746A14
US7883658B23
US9573331B23
US9192205B22
US9756894B22
US20170020232A12
US7802380B22
US7849609B22
US8056149B21
US20120079742A11

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What are Converse key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Converse?

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

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

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