Fossil Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Fossil has a total of 198 patents globally, out of which 137 have been granted. Of these 198 patents, only 51% patents of the portfolio are active. The United States of America is where Fossil has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Hong Kong and Europe. The USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Fossil.

Fossil was founded in the year 1984. Fossil designs, develops, markets, and distributes consumer fashion accessories. The Company products include an extensive line of men and women fashion watches and jewelry sold under proprietary and licensed brands, handbags, small leather goods, belts, sunglasses, and apparel. As of December 2022, the market cap of Fossil is $215.64 Million.

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

How many patents does Fossil have?

Fossil has a total of 198 patents globally. These patents belong to 111 unique patent families. Out of 198 patents, 101 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Fossil File Every Year?

Fossil Patents 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 GrantFossil Applications FiledFossil Patents Granted
202216
202128
2020244
2019234
20181
201727
2016146
20152
201451
201322
20121
201168

How many Fossil patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Fossil Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Fossil File in Different Countries?

Fossil Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Fossil Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America65
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)21
Europe21
China13
United Kingdom11
Korea (South)9
Canada8
Japan7
Australia6
Germany4
Switzerland3
Italy3
Spain2
Singapore2
France1
India1
Austria1
Mexico1
Slovenia1
Philippines1

Where are Research Centres of Fossil Patents Located?

Research Centres of Fossil Patents

10 Best Fossil Patents

US20040057578A1 is the most popular patent in the Fossil portfolio. It has received 89 citations so far from companies like Microsoft, Google, and Apple.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20040057578A189
USD612748S177
US20210090694A170
US20030016590A143
US10395772B137
USD603724S134
US20080013409A129
USD634651S127
USD622167S126
US6505763B226

What Percentage of Fossil US Patent Applications were Granted?

Fossil (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 27 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 15 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 60.0%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Fossil?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Cooley Llp580.00%
Fish & Richardson Pc525.00%
Google450.00%
Carstens & Cahoon Llp333.33%
Jeffrey G Degenfelder2100.00%
Rutan & Tucker Llp2100.00%
Abelman Frayne & Schwab1100.00%
Carstens Yee & Cahoon Llp1100.00%
David W Carstens1100.00%
Fish & Richardson Pc10.00%

What are Fossil’s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Fossil?

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

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

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Updated on December 30, 2022

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