GlobalFoundries Inc. was founded in 2009 by Mubadala Investment Company and is doing business in semiconductor contract manufacturing and design. The company manufactures chips designed for markets such as mobility, automotive, computing and wired connectivity, consumer internet of things (IoT) and industrial. As of October 2021, GlobalFoundries has a market valuation of $25 Billion.
GlobalFoundries has a total of 26887 patents globally, out of which 21771 has been granted. Of these 26887 patents, more than 46% patents are active. USA is where GlobalFoundries has filed maximum number of patents, followed by Singapore and Taiwan and it also seems reasonable as the biggest market for GlobalFoundries in the USA, it has generated an annual revenue of $6 billion in the year 2020. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of GlobalFoundries.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of GlobalFoundries which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find GlobalFoundries’s patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over GlobalFoundries’s patent portfolio.
How many patents does GlobalFoundries have?
GlobalFoundries has a total of 26887 patents globally. These patents belong to 15968 unique patent families. Out of 26887 patents, 12635 patents are active.
How many GlobalFoundries patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did GlobalFoundries 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.
|Years of Patent Filing or Grant||GlobalFoundries Application Filed||GlobalFoundries Patents Granted|
How Many Patents did GlobalFoundries File in Different Countries?
Countries in which GlobalFoundries Filed Patents
|United States Of America||21794|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||4|
Where are Research Centers of GlobalFoundries Patents Located?
10 Best GlobalFoundries Patents
US6706571B1 is the most popular patent in the GlobalFoundries portfolio. It has received 833 citations so far from companies like International Business Machines Corporation, Advanced Micro Devices and Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing.
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using GlobalFoundries Patents to Advance their Research?
If patents or patents from a particular technology area of a company receive a lot of citations, it implies that the technology is being followed and incrementally innovated by the citing companies. It also indicates that citing companies are working on similar and closely related technologies.
The top citing companies of the GlobalFoundries patent portfolio are Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing, IBM and Samsung.
|Company||Number of Patents|
|Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing||2682|
|Semiconductor Manufacturing International||463|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on GlobalFoundries Patents
Top GlobalFoundries Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejecting Applications|
What Percentage of GlobalFoundries US Patent Applications were Granted?
GlobalFoundries (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 25387 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 22089 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 88.3%.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for GlobalFoundries?
|Law Firm||Total Application||Success Rate|
|Inactive Pou IP law||1850||95.89%|
|IBM Intellectual Property Law Department||1370||98.46%|
|Hoffman Warnick Llc||893||77.54%|
|Ditthavong Steiner & Mlotkowski P C||764||88.74%|
|Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C||750||53.54%|
|Roberts Calderon Safran & Cole P C||727||81.00%|
|Thompson Hine Llp||656||79.51%|
|Harness Dickey Marvell||633||99.84%|
“We innovate and partner with our customers to deliver process technology solutions for all humanity. We manufacture semiconductors around the globe.”
GlobalFoundries is redefining innovation and semiconductor manufacturing by developing feature-rich process technology solutions that provide leadership performance in pervasive high-growth markets. With a unique mix of design, development, and fabrication services, GF works collaboratively alongside its customers to bring a broad range of innovative products to market.
What are GlobalFoundries‘s key innovation segments? What can you expect next?
What Technologies are Covered by GlobalFoundries Patents?
The chart below distributes patents filed by GlobalFoundries in different countries on the basis of the technology protected in patents. It also represents the markets where GlobalFoundries thinks it’s important to protect particular technology inventions.
R&D Focus: How GlobalFoundries Research Focus Changed Over the Years?
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