Microsoft’s 24764 patents were involved in blocking patent applications of 9200+ assignees since 2000

To know the monetization potential of Microsoft patents, we monitored their patent publications at USPTO for the past 20 years. Which gave us the numbers shown in the below table:

The below chart shows the top 10 competitors which get maximum rejections because of Microsoft patents.

The above analysis is sourced from our tool BOS, a tool designed for IP monetization teams to find licensing opportunities.

BOS provides a central repository of companies’ patents/pending applications that have prevented others from receiving a grant. In-house patent monetization teams and patent brokerages can use BOS to devise non-aggressive patent monetization strategies.

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Updated on November 30, 2020

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