Digi International Patents – Insights & Stats (Updated 2023)

Digi International has a total of 390 patents globally, out of which 255 have been granted. Of these 390 patents, more than 60% patents are active. The United States of America is where Digi International has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Germany. Parallelly, The United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and also USA is the origin country of Digi International.

Digi International was founded in 1985. The Company provides communication software. The Company offers digital and cellular solutions, embeded systems, servers, connectors and other related hardware products. COmpany serves railway, energy, transportation and industrial sectors worldwide.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Digi International have?

The CEO Ron Konezny has 1 patent.

How many patents does Digi International have?

Digi International has a total of 390 patents globally. These patents belong to 183 unique patent families. Out of 390 patents, 237 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Digi International File Every Year?

Digi International 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 Grant Digi International Applications Filed Digi International Patents Granted
2023 1 2
2022 5
2021 1 7
2020 2 7
2019 3 13
2018 9 17
2017 10 30
2016 9 32
2015 23 18
2014 25 24
2013 23 33
2012 31 9


How many Digi International patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents Digi International Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Digi International File in Different Countries?

Digi International Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Digi International Filed Patents

Country Patents
United States Of America 206
Europe 50
Germany 34
Austria 27
Canada 8
Australia 8
Japan 7
China 6
United Kingdom 3
Hong Kong (S.A.R.) 3
India 2
Korea (South) 2

Where are Research Centers of Digi International Patents Located?

R&D Centers of Digi International

 10 Best Digi International Patents

US20040015980A1 is the most popular patent in the Digi International portfolio. It has received 95 citations so far from companies like IBM, Aten International Co. Ltd. and Microsoft Corporation.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Digi International:

Publication Number Citation Count
US20040015980A1 95
US7952485B2 86
US20120303828A1 85
US7152111B2 81
US20090010178A1 76
US20120198434A1 73
US6904489B2 57
US6785719B1 49
US20050209842A1 47
US20120298763A1 44

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 99 Digi International patents in 537 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Digi International patent portfolio are Google, Bmo Harris Bank and IBM. List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Digi International –

Company Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Digi International Patents Number of Rejections (102 & 103)
Google 10 15
Bmo Harris Bank 8 17
IBM 7 11
Qualcomm 7 22
Microsoft Technology 6 12
Hewlett Packard Enterprise 6 9
Carrier Corporation 5 7
Samsung Electronics 5 13
Freelinc Holdings 5 5
Apple 4 11

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Digi International Patents

Top Digi International Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent Number Count of Rejected Applications
US7152111B2 18
US8248252B2 16
US11627186B2 11
US7035257B2 9
US8849301B2 9
US8583040B2 8
US20120198434A1 7
US20090010178A1 7
US7650444B2 6
US8769525B2 5
US8578001B2 5
US20120303828A1 5
US8683226B2 5
US8391496B2 5
US8532072B2 5

What Percentage of Digi International US Patent Applications were Granted?

Digi International (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 196 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 165 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 85.05%. Below are the key stats of Digi International patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Digi International?

Law Firm Total Applications Success Rate
Fogg & Powers 163 89.57%
Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner 13 38.46%
Heimlich Law 7 85.71%
Foley & Lardner 5 100.00%
Holland & Knight 2 0.00%
Wolf Greenfield & Sacks 2 0%
Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman 1 100.00%
Daniel A Tysver 1 0.00%
Greenberg Traurig 1 100.00%
One Llp 1 100.00%

What are Digi International key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Digi International?

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

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


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