Dish Network Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Dish Network has a total of 3592 patents globally, out of which 2668 have been granted. Of these 3592 patents, more than 89% patents are active. United States of America is where Dish Network has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Canada, it has generated an annual revenue of $17.88 billion in the year 2021. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Dish Network.

Dish Network was founded in the year 1995 by Charlie Ergen. Company is doing business in American television, direct-broadcast satellite providing, the over-the-top IPTV service, and mobile wireless service. As of March 2022, Dish Network has a market cap of $16.74 Billion.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Dish Network have?

The founder, Charlie Ergen has 0 patents. The CEO, W. Erik Carlson has 0 patents.

How many patents does Dish Network have?

Dish Network has a total of 3592 patents globally. These patents belong to 1629 unique patent families. Out of 3592 patents, 3211 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Dish Network File Every Year?

Dish Network 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 GrantDish Network Applications FiledDish Network Patents Granted
201133645
201227993
2013263184
2014219270
2015236266
2016234277
2017199310
2018255272
2019265276
2020230304
2021154275
202253

How many Dish Network patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Dish Network Worldwide Legal Trends

Patent Families

Dish Network patent portfolio

How Many Patents did Dish Network File in Different Countries?

Dish Network Worldwide Patent Filing in Top 10 Countries

Countries in which Dish Network Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America2236
Europe252
Canada234
Germany229
China94
Taiwan76
Brazil56
Japan47
Mexico40
India38
Australia23
Korea (South)22
Singapore11
Israel10
United Kingdom7
Malaysia4
Portugal2
Denmark2
Spain2
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)1
Austria1

Where are Research Centers of Dish Network Patents Located?

Dish Network R&D Centers

10 Best Dish Network Patents

US8156520B2 is the most popular patent in the Dish Network portfolio. It has received 278 citations so far from companies like At&T, Amazon, and Time Warner Cable Enterprise.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Dish Network:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US8156520B2278
US8572661B2228
US20110083399A1200
US8856349B2189
US7818444B2173
US7975062B2172
US7707614B2133
US7647614B2125
US20120278837A1121
US20070003224A1114

Which Companies are using Dish Network Patents to Advance their Research?

If patents or patents from a particular technology area of a company receive a lot of citations, it implies that the technology is being followed and incrementally innovated by the citing companies. It also indicates that citing companies are working on similar and closely related technologies.

The top citing companies in the Dish Network patent portfolio are Xperi, Samsung, and Sony.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Xperi174
Samsung120
Sony86
At&T77
Google68
Microsoft68
IBM57
Comcast Cable Communications48
Verizon48
LG43

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Dish Network Patents

Dish Network patent portfolio

Top Dish Network Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US9009066B229
US8321401B224
US7818444B224
US8428368B222
US7647614B222
US7975062B221
US9329966B220
US8266657B220
US8346605B219
US8269821B219
US7707614B218
US9280515B217
US11012732B217
US9203816B216
US9927839B216

What Percentage of Dish Network US Patent Applications were Granted?

Dish Network (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 338 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 240 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 91.25%.

Below are the key stats of Dish Network patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Dish Network?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationSuccess Rate
Dish Technologies L L C98100.00%
Dish Network Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton7076.66%
Cooley Llp28100.00%
Perkins Coie Llp Dish Network28100.00%
Dish Network L L C2696.15%
Seed Ip Law Group Dish Technologies 29011025100.00%
Wash Park Ip Ltd Dish2477.78%
Lkglobal Dish1333.33%
Steptoe & Johnson Llp1100.00%

Dish Network’s inventions are all based on significant insights into the requirements and desires of consumers. Dish Network strives to create products and services with a purpose that customers will pick again and again.

Dish Network is working on a wide range of products, combining the hunt for breakthrough technology with the continual need to adapt to consumer needs and improve the sustainability of Dish Network products.

Dish Network accomplishes this by combining significant consumer trends, cutting-edge science, and the use of data and digital technologies to create exceptional products, services, and experiences.

The technologies on which Dish Network is working includes DVR, Satellite Broadband Service, IoT, connectivity, communication, television, satellite television, and Wireless technology. Fill up the form below to know more!

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What are Dish Network key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Dish Network?

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

R&D Focus: How Dish Network search focus changed over the years?

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Updated on March 21, 2022

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