Niantic has a total of 256 patents globally, out of which 103 have been granted. Of these 256 patents, more than 92% patents are active. United States Of America is where Niantic has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Australia and Korea(South). Parallelly, United States Of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre of Niantic.
Niantic was founded in the year 2010 by John Hanke and Phil Keslin. The Company builds augmented reality platforms with mapping and security for current and future generations of AR hardware.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Niantic which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Niantic patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Niantic patent portfolio.
How many patents does Niantic have?
Niantic has a total of 256 patents globally. These patents belong to 53 unique patent families. Out of 256 patents, 236 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Niantic 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||Niantic Applications Filed||Niantic Patents Granted|
How many Niantic patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Niantic File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Niantic File Patents
|Countries||No. of Patents|
|United States Of America||76|
Where are Research Centres of Niantic Patents Located?
10 Best Niantic Patents
US9669296B1 is the most popular patent in the Niantic portfolio. It has received 65 citations so far from companies like Electronic Arts , Microsoft and Texta.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Niantic:
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