Houzz Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Houzz has a total of 41 patents globally, out of which 21 have been granted. Of these 41 patents, more than 80% patents are active. United States of America is where Houzz has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Canada. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Houzz.

Houzz was founded in the year 2009. Houzz sells household goods online. The company sells rugs, headboards, dining, lighting, wall coverings, hardware, bedroom, kitchen, and bedroom accessories.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Houzz have?

The founders Adi Tatarko (Also CEO), Alon Cohen have 0, 19 patents.

How many patents does Houzz have?

Houzz has a total of 41 patents globally. These patents belong to 15 unique patent families. Out of 41 patents, 33 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Houzz File Every Year?

Houzz Patent Filling 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 GrantHouzz Applications FiledHouzz Patents Granted
202223
202136
202036
2019114
201881
20178
201611
20154
20141
20123

How many Houzz patents are Alive/Dead?

Houzz Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Houzz File in Different Countries?

Houzz Worldwide Patent Filling

Countries in which Houzz Filed Patents

CountryPatent
United States of America30
Europe5
Canada2
Japan2

Where are Research Centres of Houzz Patents Located?

The Research Center of Houzz Patents is the United States of America.

10 Best Houzz Patents

US20140222608A1 is the most popular patent in the Houzz portfolio. It has received 19 citations so far from companies like Yembo, Zillow and Emprove.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20140222608A119
US10475250B110
US10102657B24
US9230223B24
US20160086295A14
US11113883B23
US20190005159A13
US20160086251A13
US10657573B22
US20200126288A12

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 9 Houzz patents in 25 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Houzz patent portfolio are Hercules Capital, IBM and Lucasfilm Entertainment.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Houzz –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Houzz PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Hercules Capital23
IBM23
Lucasfilm Entertainment22
3M11
At&T11
Apple12
Latch12
Ebay13
Sap Se12
Emprove11

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Houzz Patents

Blocked Patent application by Houzz

What Percentage of Houzz US Patent Applications were Granted?

Houzz (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 21 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 18 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 90%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Houzz?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner2190%

List of Houzz Patents

Houzz PatentTitle
US11314827B2Description Set Based Searching
US11263457B2Virtual Item Display Simulations
US11164384B2Mobile Device Image Item Replacements
US11127213B2Techniques For Crowdsourcing A Room Design, Using Augmented Reality
US11113883B2Techniques For Recommending And Presenting Products In An Augmented Reality Scene
US11010976B2Interactive Item Placement Simulation
US11004270B2Virtual Item Placement System
US10909768B2Virtual Item Simulation Using Detected Surfaces
US10846938B2User Device Augmented Reality Based Item Modeling
US10755460B2Generating Enhanced Images Using Dimensional Data
US10726086B2Aesthetic Search Engine
US10664892B2Page Content Display With Conditional Scroll Gesture Snapping
US10657573B2Network Site Tag Based Display Of Images
US10636214B2Vertical Plane Object Simulation
US10475250B1Virtual Item Simulation Using Detected Surfaces
US10467799B2Dynamically Modeling An Object In An Environment From Different Perspectives
US10467817B1User Device Augmented Reality Virtual Item Modeling
US10347049B2Interactive Item Placement Simulation
US10102657B2Generating Enhanced Images Using Dimensional Data
US9230223B2Consistent Presentation Of Content And Passive Relevance Determination Of Content Relationship In An On-Line Commerce System
US20220237245A1Description Set Based Searching
US20220172469A1Virtual Item Display Simulations
US20220157028A1Mobile Device Image Item Replacements
US20220028174A1Techniques For Recommending And Presenting Products In An Augmented Reality Scene
US20210233320A1Virtual Item Placement System
US20200126288A1Dynamically Modeling An Object In An Environment From Different Perspectives
US20190005159A1Congruent Item Replacements For Design Motifs
US20160086251A1Passive Detection
US20160086295A1Method And Apparatus For Estimating Home Remodeling Costs
US20140222608A1Method And Apparatus For Estimating Home Remodeling Costs
EP4004815A4Mobile Device Image Item Replacements
EP3844723A4Virtual Item Simulation Using Detected Surfaces
EP3593325A4Generating Enhanced Images Using Extra Dimensional Data
EP3321855A1Aesthetic Search Engine
EP2788853A4Consistent Presentation Of Content And Passive Relevance Determination Of Content Relationship In An On-Line Commerce System
WO2021016512A1Mobile Device Image Item Replacements
WO2020047307A1Virtual Item Simulation Using Detected Surfaces
WO2019126002A1Recommending And Presenting Products In Augmented Reality
WO2018165539A1Generating Enhanced Images Using Extra Dimensional Data
WO2013086022A1Consistent Presentation Of Content And Passive Relevance Determination Of Content Relationship In An On-Line Commerce System
JP7054617B2Aesthetic Search Engine
JP2020510934AGenerating Enhanced Images Using Additional Dimensional Data
CA3110674A1Virtual Item Simulation Using Detected Surfaces
CA3055963A1Generating Enhanced Images Using Extra Dimensional Data

What are Houzz key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Houzz?

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

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

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Updated on January 27, 2023

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