Lightmatter Patents – Insights & Stats (Updated 2023)

Lightmatter has a total of 166 patents globally, out of which 34 have been granted. Of these 166 patents, more than 77% patents are active. The United States of America is where Lightmatter has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Taiwan and Japan. Parallelly, The United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and also USA is the origin country of Lightmatter. Lightmatter was founded in 2017. The Company operates as a computer hardware company. The Company provides hardware solutions to create computing platform purpose-built for artificial intelligence. Do read about some of the most popular patents of Lightmatter which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Lightmatter patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Lightmatter patent portfolio.

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

The Founders Thomas Graham has 10 patents and Darius Bunandar have 112 patents and the CEO Nicholas Harris has 1 patent.

How many patents does Lightmatter have?

Lightmatter has a total of 166 patents globally. These patents belong to 35 unique patent families. Out of 166 patents, 129 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Lightmatter File Every Year?

Lightmatter 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 Grant Lightmatter Applications Filed Lightmatter Patents Granted
2023 7
2022 31 15
2021 53 7
2020 47 5
2019 35

How many Lightmatter patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents Lightmatter Patent Portfolio

 How Many Patents did Lightmatter File in Different Countries?

Lightmatter Worldwide Patent Filing

 Countries in which Lightmatter Filed Patents

Country Patents
United States Of America 58
Taiwan 27
Japan 14
Europe 13
Singapore 6
Canada 6
China 4
United Kingdom 3
Hong Kong (S.A.R.) 2

Where are Research Centers of Lightmatter Patents Located?

The Research Centre for all the Lightmatter patents is the United States of America.

10 Best Lightmatter Patents

US20190370644A1 is the most popular patent in the Lightmatter portfolio. It has received 38 citations so far from companies like Neuralmagic Inc., Samsung Electronics and Zhijiang Laboratory. Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Lightmatter:
Publication Number Citation Count
US20190370644A1 38
US10608663B2 15
US10763974B2 13
US20200142441A1 12
WO2019222185A1 10
US11256029B2 5
US11475367B2 4
US10884313B2 4
US10740693B2 4
US20210242124A1 4

What Percentage of Lightmatter US Patent Applications were Granted?

Lightmatter (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 46 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 20 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 95.24%. Below are the key stats of Lightmatter patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Lightmatter?

Law Firm Total Applications Success Rate
Wolf Greenfield & Sacks 46 95.24%

What are Lightmatter key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Lightmatter?

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

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


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