iRobot Patents – Key Insights and Stats

iRobot has a total of 2492 patents globally, out of which 1802 have been granted. Of these 2492 patents, more than 71% patents are active. The USA is where iRobot has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Japan and European Countries, it has generated an annual revenue of $1.56 billion in the year 2021. Parallelly, the USA seems to be the main focused R&D centre of IRobot.

iRobot was founded in the year 1990 by Rodney Brooks, Colin Angle and Helen Greiner. Company is an American technology company that designs and builds consumer robots. As of October 2022, iRobot has a market cap of $1.53 Billion.

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

How many patents does iRobot have?

iRobot has a total of 2492 patents globally. These patents belong to 575 unique patent families. Out of 2492 patents, 1772 patents are active.

How Many Patents did iRobot File Every Year?

iRobot 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 GrantiRobot Applications FilediRobot Patents Granted
201116354
201212480
2013173125
2014177139
2015322149
2016166180
2017133126
2018191181
2019119177
2020139163
202184178
202220118

How many iRobot patents are Alive/Dead?

iRobot Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did iRobot File in Different Countries?

iRobot Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which iRobot Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America819
Japan295
Europe281
China266
Germany176
Australia126
Korea (South)97
United Kingdom60
Spain48
Canada40
Israel24
Austria16
Taiwan14
Malaysia12
Singapore11
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)7
Brazil3
Denmark3
Russia1
India1

Where are Research Centres of iRobot Patents Located?

R&D Centres of iRobot

10 Best iRobot Patents

US6535793B2 is the most popular patent in the iRobot portfolio. It has received 855 citations so far from companies like Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing, IBM, and Honda Motor.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6535793B2855
US6883201B2623
US6809490B2562
US6594844B2560
US6845297B2554
US6690134B1526
US7332890B2443
US6781338B2418
US7024278B2409
US7706917B1384

What are iRobot‘s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by iRobot?

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

R&D Focus: How has iRobot‘s search focus changed over the years?

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Updated on October 6, 2022

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