Geotab Patents – Insights & Stats (Updated 2023)

Geotab has a total of 563 patents globally, out of which 310 have been granted. Of these 563 patents, more than 88% patents are active. United States of America is where Geotab has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Spain. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Geotab.

Geotab was founded in the year 2000. The Company provides wholesale distribution of transportation equipment and supplies. The Company focuses on building a platform where businesses are able to customize their solution, access data, and discover actionable insights on one web-based software solution.

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

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

The founder Neil Cawse and CEO has 3 patents.

How many patents does Geotab have?

Geotab has a total of 563 patents globally. These patents belong to 109 unique patent families. Out of 563 patents, 496 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Geotab File Every Year?

Geotab 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 GrantGeotab Applications FiledGeotab Patents Granted
20233469
20229554
20219443
202010944
20191826
20183214
2017389
2016232
2015238
2014412
20133111

How many Geotab patents are Alive/Dead?

Geotab Patent Portfolio

 How Many Patents did Geotab File in Different Countries?

Geotab Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Geotab Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America292
Europe133
Spain32
Germany31
Poland17
Turkey16
Austria15
Canada14
Italy5
United Kingdom5

Where are Research Centres of Geotab Patents Located?

R&D Centers of Geotab

10 Best Geotab Patents

US7774130B2 is the most popular patent in the Geotab portfolio. It has received 84 citations so far from companies like V2Green, Inc., Hondata, Inc. and Denso Corporation.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US7774130B284
USD695307S159
US20080268866A154
US7127412B249
US8589015B248
US8032276B248
US7123164B243
US7940173B241
US8706348B238
US7786895B233

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 35 Geotab patents in 200 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Geotab patent portfolio are United Parcel Service of America, Ford Global and Gm Global Technology.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Geotab –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Geotab PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
United Parcel Service Of America610
Ford Global35
Gm Global Technology34
Amsted Rail Company39
State Farm Mutual Automobile37
Wi-Tronix22
Cortland Capital Market Services23
Mitsubishi Electric24
Asset Control Technology25
Vitesco Technologies24

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Geotab Patents

 Top Geotab Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8589015B213
US7774130B210
US8543287B28
US8587420B27
US9043041B27
US7538667B25
US8571912B24
US8032276B24
US20080268866A13
US8744700B23
US8244411B23
US7696862B22
US8706348B22
US11182988B22
US8766791B22

What Percentage of Geotab US Patent Applications were Granted?

Geotab (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 213 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 144 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 96.64%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Geotab?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Geotab Inc19398.48%
Katten Muchin Rosenman Llp6100.00%
Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C5100.00%
Hartman Global Ip350.00%
Barlow Josephs & Holmes1100.00%
Dennison Associates10%
James Kerr10.00%
Steve Tautz1100.00%
Webtech Wireless Inc1100.00%
Woods Oviatt Gilman Llp10.00%

What are Geotab key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Geotab?

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

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

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