D-Link Patents – Key Insights and Stats

D-Link has a total of 560 patents globally, out of which 446 have been granted. Of these 560 patents, more than 21% patents are active. Taiwan is where D-Link has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by China and United States Of America. Parallelly, Taiwan seems to be the main focused R&D centre of D-Link.

D-Link was founded in the year 1986 by Ken Kao. The Company is a global leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of advanced networking, broadband, digital, voice and data communications solutions.

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

The founder, Ken Kao has 5 patents.

D-Link has a total of 560 patents globally. These patents belong to 452 unique patent families. Out of 560 patents, 122 patents are active.

D-Link 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 GrantD-Link Applications FiledD-Link Patents Granted
20221
20211
202022
204462
201818
2017610
2016516
2015427
20142921
20134216
20121612
20111310
D-Link Patent Portfolio
D-Link Worldwide Patent Filing
CountriesNo. of Patents
Taiwan196
China153
United States Of America151
Japan28
United Kingdom12
Europe7
Canada3
France2
Germany2
Italy2
India1
Switzerland1
Sweden1
Research Centres of D-Link Patents

USD502173S1 is the most popular patent in the D-Link portfolio. It has received 148 citations so far from companies like Apple, Samsung and Ymax.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of D-Link:

Publication NumberCitation Count
USD502173S1148
US7120702B2129
US7454191B2126
US6463265B1115
USD693798S190
USD511770S174
US6778140B174
USD509214S161
USD484128S158
US6438128B158

What Technologies are Covered by D-Link?

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

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

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