Oculus VR Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Oculus VR has a total of 207 patents globally, out of which 105 have been granted. Of these 207 patents, more than 41% patents are active. South Korea is where Oculus VR has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by India and Canada. Parallelly, the USA seems to be the main focused R&D centre of Oculus VR.

Oculus VR was founded in the year 2012. The company develops virtual reality platforms and products, including Rift, which let people experience anything, with anyone.

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

How many patents does Oculus VR have?

Oculus VR has a total of 207 patents globally. These patents belong to 100 unique patent families. Out of 207 patents, 86 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Oculus VR File Every Year?

Oculus VR Patent 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 GrantOculus VR Applications FiledOculus VR Patents Granted
2022 –1
2021 – –
2020 –1
201420 –
20135 –
20126 –
20112 –

How many Oculus VR patents are Alive/Dead?

Oculus VR Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Oculus VR File in Different Countries?

Oculus VR Worldwide Patent Filing

Where are Research Centres of Oculus VR Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Oculus VR

10 Best Oculus VR Patents

US20160267884A1 is the most popular patent in the Oculus VR portfolio. It has received 56 citations so far from companies like Microsoft, Google, and Apple.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Oculus VR:

Publication NumberCitation Count

What are Oculus VR key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Oculus VR?

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

R&D Focus: How has Oculus VR search focus changed over the years?


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