GoPro has a total of 2215 patents globally, out of which 1691 have been granted. Of these 2215 patents, more than 81% patents are active. The United States of America is where GoPro has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by China and Europe. Parallelly, the United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of GoPro.
GoPro was founded in the year 2002. GoPro designs and produces cameras that can be mounted to clothing and other objects, as well as related accessories. Action sports to professional videography are among the activities for which the company’s products are intended for usage. GoPro also provides mobile software and applications that let customers manage, edit, and share their image and video files. As of December 2022, the market cap of GoPro is $823.295 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of GoPro which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find GoPro patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over GoPro patent portfolio.
How many patents does the founder and the CEO of GoPro have?
The founder Jill Woodman have 0 patent and Nicholas Woodman (Also CEO) have 160 patents.
How many patents does GoPro have?
GoPro has a total of 2215 patents globally. These patents belong to 741 unique patent families. Out of 2215 patents, 1810 patents are active.
How Many Patents did GoPro 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.
|Year of Patents Filing or Grant||GoPro Applications Filed||GoPro Patents Granted|
How many GoPro patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did GoPro File in Different Countries?
Countries in which GoPro Filed Patents
|United States Of America||1540|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||1|
Where are Research Centres of GoPro Patents Located?
10 Best GoPro Patents
US8014656B2 is the most popular patent in the GoPro portfolio. It has received 168 citations so far from companies like Henzhen Baker Av Digital, Woodman and Mizco.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of GoPro:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to GoPro patents?
The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to GoPro’s invention. They couldn’t because GoPro had protected those before them.
Examiners at the USPTO used 248 GoPro patents in 1135 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).
The top citing companies in the GoPro patent portfolio are DJI, Samsung and JPMorgan.
List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing GoPro –
|Company||Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing GoPro Patents||Number of Rejections (102 & 103)|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on GoPro Patents
Top GoPro Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of GoPro US Patent Applications were Granted?
GoPro (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 1121 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 890 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 91.75%.
Below are the key stats of GoPro patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for GoPro?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Esplin & Associates||304||89.49%|
|Gazdzinski & Associates||23||78.26%|
|Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch||1||100.00%|
|Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney||1||100.00%|
|Fenwick & West||1||0.00%|