Motorola has a total of 9800 patents globally, out of which 6763 have been granted. Of these 9800 patents, more than 58% patents are active. United States of America is where Motorola has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Korea (South) and United Kingdom. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Motorola.
Motorola was founded in the year 1928 by James O’Connor. This Company is a data communications and telecommunications equipment provider. The Company develops data capture, wireless, infrastructure, bar code scanning, two-ways radio and wireless broadband networks and also produces public safety and government products, voice and data communications products and systems and wireless LAN securities. As of December 2022, the market cap of Motorola is $ 42.20 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Motorola which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Motorola patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Motorola patent portfolio.
How many patents does Motorola have?
Motorola has a total of 9800 patents globally. These patents belong to 4760 unique patent families. Out of 9800 patents, 5775 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Motorola 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||Motorola Applications Filed||Motorola Patents Granted|
How many Motorola patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Motorola File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Motorola Filed Patents
|United States Of America||3568|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||23|
Where are Research Centres of Motorola Patents Located?
10 Best Motorola Patents
US6909947B2 is the most popular patent in the Motorola portfolio. It has received 433 citations so far from companies like Toyota, Volkswagen and General Motors.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Motorola:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Motorola patents?
The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Motorola invention. They couldn’t because Motorola had protected those before them.
Examiners at the USPTO used 1517 Motorola patents in 9423 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).
The top citing companies in the Motorola patent portfolio are Qualcomm, Samsung and Ericsson.
List of the Companies who’s Patents were rejected citing Motorola –
|Company||Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Motorola Patents||Number of Rejections (102 & 103)|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Motorola Patents
Top Motorola Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Motorola US Patent Applications were Granted?
Motorola (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 284 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 282 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 99.3%.
Below are the key stats of Motorola patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Motorola?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Michael Best & Friedrich Motorola||304||94.55%|
|Perry Currier For Msi||117||97.80%|
|Zebra Technologies Corporation||77||73.68%|
|Lemko Corporation Cygan Law Offices||16||100.00%|
|Vincent B Ingrassia||5||100.00%|