DivX Patents – Key Insights and Stats

DivX has a total of 465 patents globally, out of which 305 have been granted. Of these 465 patents, more than 83% patents are active. United States of America is where DivX has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Japan and Europe. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of DivX.

DivX was founded in the year 1999 by Jérôme Rota. Company is doing business in video technology.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of DivX have?

The founder, Jérôme Rota has 0 patents. The CEO, Brian Way has 0 patents.

How many patents does DivX have?

DivX has a total of 465 patents globally. These patents belong to 99 unique patent families. Out of 465 patents, 386 patents are active.

How many DivX patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

DivX Worldwide Legal Trends

Patent Families

DivX patent portfolio

How Many Patents did DivX File Every Year?

DivX 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 GrantDivX Applications FiledDivX Patents Granted
2011592
2012357
2013226
20142223
20152525
20164430
20174323
20183424
20193252
20202847
20211456
202214

How Many Patents did DivX File in Different Countries?

DivX Worldwide Filing in Top 10 Countries

Countries in which DivX Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America209
Japan39
Europe35
Korea (South)32
China31
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)21
Germany19
Spain10
Singapore10
Canada5
Brazil5
Mexico3
Australia2
Italy1

Where are Research Centers of DivX Patents Located?

DivX R&D Centers

10 Best DivX Patents

US20060174026A1 is the most popular patent in the DivX portfolio. It has received 254 citations so far from companies like Microsoft, Casio Computer, and Samsung.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20060174026A1254
US20060195884A1141
US8472792B298
US7664872B287
WO2009065137A184
WO2012094171A182
US8233768B280
US8289338B275
WO2012094189A174
US20060168291A172

Which Companies are using DivX 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 DivX patent portfolio are Samsung, LG, and Microsoft.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Samsung13
LG11
Microsoft11
Ericsson10
Google10
Amazon9
JPMorgan Chase Bank8
Apple5
Disney5
Qualcomm4

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on DivX Patents

DivX patent portfolio

Top DivX Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US20060174026A120
US8472792B220
US7460668B210
US7664872B29
US20060195884A18
US8812662B27
US8233768B27
US8731369B27
US7295673B27
US7886069B27
US8799647B27
US9094737B26
US9021119B26
US9197685B26
US9866878B26

What Percentage of DivX US Patent Applications were Granted?

DivX (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 324 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 263 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 83.49%.

Below are the key stats of DivX patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for DivX?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationSuccess Rate
Kppb Llp19474.87%
Penilla Ip Apc Patent Law37100.00%
Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery Llp18100.00%
Haley Guiliano Llp Tivo785.71%
Albert S Penilla Esq3100.00%
Intel Corporation2100.00%
Loza & Loza Llp2100.00%
Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner Rovi Corporation2100.00%
Albert S Penilla1100.00%
Christie Parker & Hale Llp10%

DivX has been dedicated to improving video experiences for the past 20 years. Millions of people across the world benefit from its cutting-edge video technologies for consumers, device manufacturers, and streaming services. DivX continues to lead the video revolution, with over a billion video software downloads and over 1.5 billion licenced playback devices.

DivX’s patent portfolio covers a wide range of digital video technologies, including video encoding and decoding, digital rights management, streaming, content suggestions and recommendations, content distribution networks, and several video standards. Its innovations have an impact on a variety of important areas of consumers’ daily interactions with digital video.

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What are DivX key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by DivX?

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

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

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