Gigatera Patents – Insights & Stats (Updated 2023)

Gigatera has a total of 139 patents globally, out of which 96 have been granted. Of these 139 patents, more than 22% patents are active. United States of America is where Gigatera has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Japan and China. Parallelly, Korea (South) seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also Switzerland is the origin country of Gigatera.

Gigatera was founded in the year 2000. The Company is a provider of pulse and multi wavelength lasers optical communications and signal processing applications.

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

How many patents does Gigatera have?

Gigatera has a total of 139 patents globally. These patents belong to 55 unique patent families. Out of 139 patents, 31 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Gigatera File Every Year?

Gigatera 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 GrantGigatera Applications FiledGigatera Patents Granted
20203
20199
20181029
2017619
20161212
2015225
2014412
2013131
201215
20112

How many Gigatera patents are Alive/Dead?

Gigatera Patent Portfolio

 How Many Patents did Gigatera File in Different Countries?

Gigatera Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Gigatera Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America40
Japan32
China29
Europe16
Germany14
Austria4
Spain1
Turkey1
Australia1
Hungary1

Where are Research Centres of Gigatera Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Gigatera

10 Best Gigatera Patents

US20180292056A1 is the most popular patent in the Gigatera portfolio. It has received 22 citations so far from companies like Ubicquia, American Google and Hanwha Solutions.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20180292056A122
CN106463052A20
US8820961B213
USD623791S112
US20160342701A110
US8998441B27
USD613893S16
US9723887B26
US9857069B25
US20170114990A15

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 12 Gigatera patents in 33 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Gigatera patent portfolio are Finelite, Opple Lighting and Echelon Corporation.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Gigatera –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Gigatera PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Finelite34
Opple Lighting23
Echelon Corporation26
Current Lighting Solutions24
Cordelia Lighting13
The Pennsylvania Globe Gaslight12
Sony Semiconductor Solutions11
Modulex11
Robert Bosch11
Self-Electronics11

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Gigatera Patents

 Top Gigatera Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US9262919B23
US9810399B23
US10178744B23
US9857069B23
US9752768B22
US10049559B22
US20170114990A11
US8820961B21
US10060608B21
US8998441B21
US10222026B21
US20180233046A11

What Percentage of Gigatera US Patent Applications were Granted?

Gigatera (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 32 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 23 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 71.88%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Gigatera?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Mintz Levin Special Group2185.71%
Insight Law Group Pllc633.33%
Mintz Levin Boston Office450.00%
Leydig Voit & Mayer Ltd1100.00%

What are Gigatera key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Gigatera?

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

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

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