Crown Castle Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Crown Castle has a total of 91 patents globally, out of which 57 have been granted. Of these 91 patents, 35% patents are active. United States Of America is where Crown Castle has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Germany. Parallelly, United States Of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Crown Castle.

Crown Castle was founded in 1994. Crown Castle operates as a real estate investment trust. The Company owns, operates, and leases towers and other infrastructure for wireless communications. Crown Castle manages and offers wireless communication coverage and infrastructure sites in the United States and Australia. As of May 2022, Crown Castle has a market cap of $78.89 Billion.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Crown Castle have?

The CEO, Jay A. Brown has 0 patents.

How many patents does Crown Castle have?

Crown Castle has a total of 91 patents globally. These patents belong to 25 unique patent families. Out of 91 patents, 32 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Crown Castle 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 GrantCrown Castle Applications FiledCrown Castle Patents Granted
20105
20136
20143
20157
20161
20177
201815
20201
20221

How many Crown Castle patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

How Many Patents did Crown Castle File in Different Countries?

Countries in which Crown Castle Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America18
Europe12
Germany7
Denmark6
Japan5
Spain5
Poland4
United Kingdom4
China3
Korea (South)3
Canada3
Australia2
Israel2
Slovenia2
Hungary2
Austria1
Portugal1
Cyprus1
Lithuania1

Where are Research Centers of Crown Castle Patents Located?

10 Best Crown Castle Patents

US6826163B2 is the most popular patent in the Crown Castle portfolio. It has received 218 citations so far from companies like Nortel Networks Limited and Sprint Spectrum.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Crown Castle:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6826163B2218
US6826164B2201
US7127175B2190
US20020191565A1169
US7313415B2164
US7469105B2155
US6525855B1154
US6731880B2143
US20050147067A1142
US20050201323A1135

What Percentage of Crown Castle US Patent Applications were Granted?

Crown Castle (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 27 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 22 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 88.00%.

Below are the key stats of Crown Castle patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Crown Castle?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Fogg & Powers8100.00%
Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl6100.00%
Mark G Knedeisen475.00%
Dupont Specialty Products1100.00%
Fattibene And Fattibene1100.00%
K&L Gates1100.00%
Tim Cook1100.00%

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What are Crown Castle key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Crown Castle?

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

R&D Focus: How has Crown Castle‘s search focus changed over the years?

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Updated on May 24, 2022

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