Nvidia Corporation Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Nvidia Corporation has a total of 11214 patents globally, out of which 6973 have been granted. Of these 11214 patents, more than 74% patents are active. United States of America is where Nvidia Corporation has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by China and Germany. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Nvidia Corporation.

Nvidia Corporation was founded in 1993 by Chris Malachowsky, Curtis Priem and Jensen Huang. Nvidia Corporation designs, develops, and markets three dimensional (3D) graphics processors and related software. The Company offers products that provides interactive 3D graphics to the mainstream personal computer market. As of February 2022, Nvidia Corporation has a market cap of $552.50 Billion.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Nvidia Corporation have?

The CEO, Jensen Huang have 11 patents.

How many patents does Nvidia Corporation have?

Nvidia Corporation has a total of 11214 patents globally. These patents belong to 5168 unique patent families. Out of 11214 patents, 8337 patents are active.

How many Nvidia Corporation patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Nvidia Corporation Patents portfolio

Patent Families

Nvidia Corporation Patents

How Many Patents did Nvidia Corporation File Every Year?

Nvidia Corporation 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 GrantNvidia Applications FiledNvidia Patents Granted
2011381512
2012861497
20131572554
2014256531
2015295584
2016199608
2017277502
2018374378
2019690346
2020792309
2021493327
202243

How Many Patents did Nvidia Corporation File in Different Countries?

Nvidia Corporation Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Nvidia Corporation Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America6404
China1186
Germany955
Taiwan708
United Kingdom316
Europe305
Japan268
Korea (South)196
Australia91
Canada76
India33
Austria31
Singapore25
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)16
Israel11
Brazil8
Ireland2
Finland1

Where are Research Centers of Nvidia Corporation Patents Located?

Research Centers of Nvidia Corporation Patents

10 Best Nvidia Corporation Patents

US6352479B1 is the most popular patent in the Nvidia Corporation portfolio. It has received 530 citations so far from companies like Microsoft, Amazon and Ebay.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Nvidia Corporation:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6352479B1530
US6546393B1436
US6438575B1390
US7805587B1338
US8738860B1336
US6697063B1322
US7170515B1275
US7185286B2263
US7043649B2262
US7136953B1254

Which Companies are using Nvidia Corporation Patents to Advance their Research?

If patents or patents from a particular technology area of a company receive a lot of citations, it implies that the technology is being followed and incrementally innovated by the citing companies. It also indicates that citing companies are working on similar and closely related technologies.

The top citing companies in the Nvidia Corporation patent portfolio are Intel, Samsung and IBM.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Intel741
Samsung Electronics343
IBM326
Qualcomm235
Apple221
Microsoft208
Advanced Micro Devices185
Google93
Arm Holdings92
Huawei77

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Nvidia Corporation Patents

Top Nvidia Corporation Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8738860B141
US8120584B234
US7075541B234
US9165537B227
US9122643B226
US7176878B226
US7912471B222
US20080109795A122
US10816346B222
US7535913B221
US8327187B120
US7526593B219
US20190258251A119
US7822594B217
US7278008B117

What Percentage of Nvidia Corporation US Patent Applications were Granted?

Nvidia Corporation (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 4797 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 3806 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 87.25%.

Below are the key stats of Nvidia Corporation patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Nvidia Corporation?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Artegis Law Group116290.35%
Nvidia97288.53%
Zilka Kotab Pc85986.10%
Parker Justiss PC40271.62%
Shook Hardy & Bacon146100.00%
Davis Wright Tremaine12696.15%
Hogan Lovells Us Llp7792.31%
Patterson & Sheridan5792.98%
Cooley Llp34100.00%
Nixon & Vanderhye Pc34100.00%

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What are Nvidia Corporations key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Nvidia Corporation?

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

R&D Focus: How Nvidia Corporation search focus changed over the years?

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Updated on February 24, 2022

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