Fingerprint Cards Patents – Insights and Stats (Updated 2024)

Fingerprint Cards has a total of 1366 patents globally, out of which 656 have been granted. Of these 1366 patents, more than 58% patents are active. China is where Fingerprint Cards has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by United States of America and Europe (EPO). Parallelly, Sweden seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Fingerprint Cards.

Fingerprint Cards was founded in the year 1997. Fingerprint Cards provides biometric devices that confirm a person’s identity by analyzing and matching their fingerprints.

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

How many patents does Fingerprint Cards have?

Fingerprint Cards has a total of 1366 patents globally. These patents belong to 756 unique patent families. Out of 1366 patents, 711 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Fingerprint Cards File Every Year?

Fingerprint Cards 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 GrantFingerprint Cards Applications FiledFingerprint Cards Patents Granted
202416
202323112
20224074
202112599
20205764
20199659
201825469
201723467
201619122
20151447
20141054

How many Fingerprint Cards patents are Alive/Dead?

Fingerprint Cards Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Fingerprint Cards File in Different Countries?

Fingerprint Cards Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Fingerprint Cards Filed Patents

CountryCompany
China242
United States of America224
Europe (EPO)206
Germany85
Korea (South)64
Japan64
Sweden62
India51
Taiwan50
Austria46
United Kingdom4
Israel4
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)3
Spain1
Singapore1
Italy1

Where are Research Centres of Fingerprint Cards Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Fingerprint Cards


10 Best Fingerprint Cards Patents

US7673327B1 is the most popular patent in the Fingerprint Cards portfolio. It has received 312 citations so far from companies like Nokia, Microsoft and Samsung.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Fingerprint Cards:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US7673327B1312
US7908647B1242
US7886000B1225
US7864992B2162
US20110282905A162
WO2005124659A162
US8156183B247
US8090787B245
US9471765B141
US8296360B240

How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Fingerprint Cards patents?

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 86 Fingerprint Cards patents in 549 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Fingerprint Cards patent portfolio are Samsung, Oppo and Shenzhen Goodix Technology.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Fingerprint Cards –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Fingerprint Cards PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Samsung3254
Oppo1322
Shenzhen Goodix Technology1219
Boe Technology Group1020
Microsoft928
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc711
Xiaomi616
Apple613
IBM516
Tencent59
Nxp Bv412

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Fingerprint Cards Patents

Top Fingerprint Cards Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US7673327B130
US7886000B121
US10282579B214
US7908647B113
US8996654B211
US10796128B210
US7864992B210
US9672403B28
US9471765B17
US8156183B27
US9934418B26
US10115000B26
US8108460B25
US10845920B25
US9195878B24

What are Fingerprint Cards key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Fingerprint Cards?

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

R&D Focus: How has Fingerprint Cards search focus changed over the years?

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