Ericsson has a total of 100014 patents globally, out of which 33853 have been granted. Of these 100014 patents, more than 67% patents are active. The United States of America is where Ericsson 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 Sweden is the origin country of Ericsson.
Ericsson was founded in 1876. The Company operates as a provider of telecommunications equipment and related services. The Company offers its products and services to mobile and fixed network operators, as well as provides communications networks, telecom services and multimedia solutions. Ericsson operates globally.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Ericsson which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Ericsson patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Ericsson patent portfolio.
How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Ericsson have?
The Founder Lars Magnus Ericsson has 16 patents and the CEO Borje Ekholm have 0 patent.
How many patents does Ericsson have?
Ericsson has a total of 100014 patents globally. These patents belong to 39280 unique patent families. Out of 100014 patents, 67969 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Ericsson 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 Grant||Ericsson Applications Filed||Ericsson Patents Granted|
How many Ericsson patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Ericsson File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Ericsson Filed Patents
|United States Of America||20422|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||611|
|United Arab Emirates||4|
|Republic of Moldova||1|
|Gulf Cooperation Council||1|
Where are Research Centers of Ericsson Patents Located?
10 Best Ericsson Patents
US20170331670A1 is the most popular patent in the Ericsson portfolio. It has received 779 citations so far from companies like Qualcomm, Mediatek and Samsung.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Ericsson:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Ericsson patents?
The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Ericsson invention. They couldn’t because Ericsson had protected those before them.
Examiners at the USPTO referred 31 Ericsson patents in 286 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).
The top citing companies in the Ericsson patent portfolio are Qualcomm, Huawei and Samsung.
List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Ericsson –
|Company||Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Ericsson Patents||Number of Rejections (102 & 103)|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Ericsson Patents
Top Ericsson Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Ericsson US Patent Applications were Granted?
Ericsson (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 26744 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 19027 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 83.2%.
Below are the key stats of Ericsson patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Ericsson?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Coats & Bennett||3486||84.98%|
|Murphy Bilak & Homiller||2612||82.31%|
|Rothwell Figg Ernst & Manbeck||1603||88.31%|
|Christopher & Weisberg||1366||90.97%|
|Sage Patent Group Zacco||1229||77.79%|
|Nixon & Vanderhye||1165||82.24%|
|Withrow & Terranova||1117||89.24%|
What are Ericsson key innovation segments?
What Technologies are Covered by Ericsson?
The chart below distributes patents filed by Ericsson