HMD Global Patents – Key Insights and Stats

HMD Global has a total of 2085 patents globally, out of which 2027 have been granted. Of these 2085 patents, more than 57% patents are active. The United States of America is where HMD Global 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 Finland is the origin country of HMD Global.

HMD Global was founded in the year 2016. HMD Global creates and produces mobile devices. The company offers a selection of accessories, tablets, and smartphones with a range of features.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of HMD Global have?

The founder and CEO Jean-Francois Baril have 1 patent.

How many patents does HMD Global have?

HMD Global has a total of 2085 patents globally. These patents belong to 948 unique patent families. Out of 2085 patents, 1193 patents are active.

How Many Patents did HMD Global File Every Year?

HMD Global Patents 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 GrantHMD Global Applications FiledHMD Global Patents Granted
20223369
20217498
20207291
201963121
2018100112
20177151
20161923
2015725
20141055
20136961
20123573
201182100

How many HMD Global patents are Alive/Dead?

HMD Global Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did HMD Global File in Different Countries?

HMD Global Worldwide Patents

Countries in which HMD Global Filed Patents

CountryPatent
United States Of America771
China362
Europe250
Taiwan179
United Kingdom152
Germany73
India61
Brazil31
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)26
Korea (South)18
Indonesia17
South Africa15
Japan14
Malaysia13
Australia11
Philippines11
Spain10
Poland9
United Arab Emirates7
Canada6
Mexico5
Israel3
Norway3
Finland2
Viet Nam2
Denmark1

Where are Research Centres of HMD Global Patents Located?

Research Centres of HMD Global Patents

10 Best HMD Global Patents

US6570909B1 is the most popular patent in the HMD Global portfolio. It has received 329 citations so far from companies like Nokia, Lucent Technologies and Qualcomm.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of HMD Global:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6570909B1329
US6684081B2204
US6426714B1150
USD666581S1118
USD617308S1114
USD494561S1105
USD487438S1104
USD484477S1104
USD503697S1100
USD641738S199

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 91 HMD Global patents in 643 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the HMD Global patent portfolio are Qualcomm, Lg Electronics and Ericsson.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing HMD Global –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing HMD Global PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Qualcomm3172
Lg Electronics3148
Ericsson2449
Samsung2346
Nokia1847
Apple1018
Huawei1015
At&T712
Avago Technologies610
ETRI617

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on HMD Global Patents

Top HMD Global Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8761195B222
US10454645B211
US8077680B211
US7277849B29
US8818381B29
US8903419B29
US9059753B28
US8498248B28
US7020102B28
US8514802B27
US8494441B27
US7965681B27
US7266393B27
US7493623B26
US9379850B26

What Percentage of HMD Global US Patent Applications were Granted?

HMD Global (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 137 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 134 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 98.53%.

Below are the key stats of HMD Global patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for HMD Global?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Harrington & Smith49100.00%
Squire Pb1994.74%
Brake Hughes Bellermann10100.00%
Lerner Greenberg Stemer8100.00%
Staas & Halsey8100.00%
Ware Fressola Maguire & Barber8100.00%
Alston & Bird4100.00%
Ditthavong Steiner & Mlotkowski475.00%
K&L Gates4100.00%
Dickinson Wright3100.00%

What are HMD Global key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by HMD Global?

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

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

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Updated on January 9, 2023

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