Hulu Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Hulu has a total of 588 patents globally, out of which 385 have been granted. Of these 588 patents, more than 77% patents are active. The United States of America is where Hulu has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by European Countries and China, it has generated an annual revenue of $9.6 billion in the year 2021. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also the origin country of Hulu.

Hulu was founded in 2007. The company provides online television streaming services and along with Hulu original programming, it offers a collection of movies and TV shows from networks including ABC, Freeform, and FX Networks among others. The Walt Disney Company owns the majority of the American subscription streaming service Hulu.

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

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Hulu have?

The founder, Jason Alan Kilar, has 55 patents and the co-founder & CEO, Beth Comstock, has 0 patents.

How many patents does Hulu have?

Hulu has a total of 588 patents globally. These patents belong to 275 unique patent families. Out of 588 patents, 453 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Hulu File Every Year?

Hulu Patent 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 GrantHulu Applications FiledHulu Patents Granted
20115521
20123924
20132411
20141232
20151630
20162024
20175639
20185317
20196832
20204035
20213222
2022412

How many Hulu patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Hulu Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Hulu File in Different Countries?

Hulu Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Hulu Filed Patents

CountryPatent
United States Of America383
Europe41
China28
United Kingdom20
Japan18
Germany9
Canada7
Australia6
Brazil6
India6
Mexico4
Israel1
Taiwan1

Where are Research Centres of Hulu Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Hulu

10 Best Hulu Patents

US6636238B1 is the most popular patent in the Hulu portfolio. It has received 282 citations so far from companies like Newstakes, Microsoft Corporation and Yesvideo.

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

Publication NumberCount of Cited by Patents
US6636238B1282
US6760042B2116
US8930416B2102
US7426642B296
US6947388B194
US20130263182A191
US20080148146A186
US6775660B284
US7212726B282
US7505954B276

What Percentage of Hulu US Patent Applications were Granted?

Hulu (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 309 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 267 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 95.2%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Hulu?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Fountainhead Law Group Pc14692.47%
Ibm Corporation85100.00%
Brian N Young Esq31100.00%
Cam Iplaw Dept4100.00%
Rsw Iplaw4100.00%
Tuc Iplaw4100.00%
Gates & Cooper Llp2100.00%
Kunzler Pc Svl2100.00%
John L Rogitz2100.00%
Michael J Chang Llc2100.00%

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What are Hulu’s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Hulu?

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

R&D Focus: How Hulu’s search focus changed over the years?

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Updated on July 25, 2022

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