Mattel has a total of 5115 patents globally, out of which 3078 have been granted. Of these 5115 patents, more than 18% patents are active. The United States of America is where Mattel has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by China and Europe. Parallelly, The United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and also USA is the origin country of Mattel.
Mattel was founded in 1945. The company’s line of business includes the wholesale distribution of games, toys, hobby goods and supplies.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Mattel which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Mattel patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Mattel patent portfolio.
How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Mattel have?
The Founder Ruth Handler has 0 patent, Elliot Handler has 20 patent and Harold Matson has 1 patent and the CEO Ynon Kreiz has 0 patent.
How many patents does Mattel have?
Mattel has a total of 5115 patents globally. These patents belong to 1731 unique patent families. Out of 5115 patents, 955 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Mattel File Every Year?
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||Mattel Applications Filed||Mattel Patents Granted|
How many Mattel patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Mattel File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Mattel Filed Patents
|United States Of America||1627|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||223|
Where are Research Centers of Mattel Patents Located?
10 Best Mattel Patents
USD619593S1 is the most popular patent in the Mattel portfolio. It has received 417 citations so far from companies like T-Mobile Usa, Apple and Pepsico.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Mattel:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Mattel patents?
The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Mattel invention. They couldn’t because Mattel had protected those before them.
Examiners at the USPTO referred 422 Mattel patents in 1789 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).
The top citing companies in the Mattel patent portfolio are Kids2 Inc, Smilables Inc and Microsoft.
List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Mattel –
|Company||Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Mattel Patents||Number of Rejections (102 & 103)|
|Bank Of America||7||14|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Mattel Patents
Top Mattel Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Mattel US Patent Applications were Granted?
Mattel (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 1774 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 1124 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 75.23%.
Below are the key stats of Mattel patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Mattel?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Edell Shapiro & Finnan||486||75.22%|
|Roy A Ekstrand||190||80.32%|
|Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel||167||88.42%|
|Mattel Inc Patent Group||84||58.33%|
|Kolitch Romano Dascenzo Gates||76||98.68%|
|Charles H Devoe||20||75.00%|
|Hankin Patent Law||17||0.00%|
What are Mattel key innovation segments?
What Technologies are Covered by Mattel?
The chart below distributes patents filed by Mattel