Marvel Entertainment Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Marvel Entertainment has a total of 28 patents globally, out of which 23 have been granted. Of these 28 patents, more than 39% patents are active. The United States of America is where Marvel Entertainment has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Hong Kong. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and also is the origin country of Marvel Entertainment.

Marvel Entertainment is the subpart of The Walt Disney Company and was founded in 1993. Marvel Entertainment provides character-based entertainment. The Company operates in the licensing, comic book publishing, and toy business internationally.

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

How many patents does Marvel Entertainment have?

Marvel Entertainment has a total of 28 patents globally. These patents belong to 18 unique patent families. Out of 28 patents, 11 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Marvel Entertainment File Every Year?

Marvel Entertainment 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 GrantMarvel Entertainment Applications FiledMarvel Entertainment Patents Granted

How many Marvel Entertainment patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Marvel Entertainment Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Marvel Entertainment File in Different Countries?

Marvel Entertainment Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Marvel Entertainment Filed Patents

United States Of America15
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)3
United Kingdom2
Korea (South)2

Where are Research Centers of Marvel Entertainment Patents Located?

Research Centers of Marvel Entertainment Patents

10 Best Marvel Entertainment Patents

US6632119B2 is the most popular patent in the Marvel Entertainment portfolio. It has received 58 citations so far from companies like Silverlit Limited, Tanous Works Llc, and Genius Toy Taiwan Co Ltd.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Marvel Entertainment:

Publication NumberCitation Count

What Percentage of Marvel Entertainment US Patent Applications were Granted?

Marvel Entertainment (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 3 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 1 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 33.3%.

Below are the key stats of Marvel Entertainment’s patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Marvel Entertainment?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Fish & Richardson Pc1100.00%
Mintz Levin Boston Office10.00%
Nixon Peabody Llp10.00%

What are Marvel Entertainment key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Marvel Entertainment?

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

R&D Focus: How has Marvel Entertainment’s search focus changed over the years?


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Updated on September 27, 2022

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