Google’s patents blocked ~74000 patent applications since 2000

We monitored the patent publications of Google for the past 20 years at the USPTO. Google’s Patent portfolio shows that its footprints are in 66 different technology areas ranging from 3D Animation to Selective Visual Display Systems.

Below are the top technology areas of their interest – 

Technology AreasNumber of Applications
Computer Graphic Processing, 3D Animation, Display Color Attributes,Object Processing, Hardware & Memory4915
Databases & File Management4476
Graphic User Interface and Document Processing3540
Selective Visual Display Systems2469
Computer Networks2416
Multiplex and VoIP1827

Since they have patents covering a wide array of technologies so we thought why not check which type of companies are getting blocked by these patents. Interestingly, ~74000 rejections (102/103) were given based on Google’s patents. 

Refer to the table below for more information:

Number of Blocked Assignee7334
Number of publications monitored27105
Publications involved in rejections14110
Number of 102/103 rejections74020

Which assignees faced the most rejections?

The chart below shows the top 20 competitors who get maximum rejections because of Google’s patents.

AssigneeApplications Blocked102 Rejections
LG Electronics763129
Sony Corporation532156
Oath Inc29084
Huawei Technologies36489
Amazon Technologies34077

We used our proprietary tool BOS to track which assignees were getting blocked by Google’s patents.

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