Overstock has a total of 147 patents globally, out of which 70 have been granted. Of these 147 patents, more than 84% patents are active. United States of America is where Overstock has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Singapore. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Overstock.
Overstock was founded in the year 1999. The Company provides household products. The Company offers furniture, rugs, bedding, home improvement, storage, mattresses, lighting, outdoor, kitchen and decor products. Overstock.com serves customers globally. As of April 2023, the market cap of Overstock is $ 857.25 Million.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Overstock which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Overstock patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Overstock patent portfolio.
How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Overstock have?
The founder Patrick M. Byrne has 3 patents and CEO Jonathan E. Johnson has 0 patent.
How many patents does Overstock have?
Overstock has a total of 147 patents globally. These patents belong to 50 unique patent families. Out of 147 patents, 124 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Overstock 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||Overstock Applications Filed||Overstock Patents Granted|
How many Overstock patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Overstock File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Overstock Filed Patents
|United States Of America||83|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||3|
Where are Research Centres of Overstock Patents Located?
10 Best Overstock Patents
US20050131837A1 is the most popular patent in the Overstock portfolio. It has received 196 citations so far from companies like Microsoft, Adobe and Sidebar.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Overstock:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Overstock patents?
The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Overstock invention. They couldn’t because Overstock had protected those before them.
Examiners at the USPTO referred 27 Overstock patents in 275 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).
The top citing companies in the Overstock patent portfolio are Ebay, IBM and Google.
List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Overstock –
|Company||Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Overstock Patents||Number of Rejections (102 & 103)|
|Interpols Network Incorporated||3||6|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Overstock Patents
Top Overstock Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Overstock US Patent Applications were Granted?
Overstock (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 56 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 44 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 88.0%.
Below are the key stats of Overstock patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Overstock?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Alan J Howarth||29||86.21%|
|Clayton Howarth & Cannon||12||83.33%|
|Fogg & Powers||8||100.00%|
|Dorsey & Whitney||3||100.00%|
|Bracewell & Patterson||2||0%|