Samsung has filed more than 156k patent applications at an average grant rate of 74.78 at the USPTO. We analyzed 14816 pending applications of Samsung at the USPTO using our FIT (File Impediment Tracker) Tool.
The FIT tool helps in-house counsels save the IP budget. It finds patents applications increasing prosecution costs due to long prosecution cycle, more OAs, appeals, amendments, and RCEs, and suggests remedial actions and strategies.
Impediment Status/Prosecution Health of Samsung’s Pending Applications
The pending applications of Samsung are segregate into the below three categories:
- SOS – Facing High difficulty at USPTO
- At-Risk – Application that was running smoothly but now has started displaying high probabilities of turning into an SOS application
- On-Track – Running smooth as butter
Office Actions Statistics
48.79% of pending applications haven’t received a single office action, and their examination has yet to begin. Also, Samsung’s average office action rate is 1.8 office actions per patent application.
Interesting Fact: Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP has a minimum average number of office actions – 2.06.
Year-wise distribution of Samsung’s Pending Patent Application
Samsung’s average grant time is 2.98 years. 9.46% of pending applications of Samsung have been in prosecution for 3 or more years. You can find more about these 9.46% lot here: Samsung patent applications that have been in prosecution for 3 or more years
Law Firms Prosecuting Pending Applications of Samsung
The table below has details of 15 law firms prosecuting most pending applications of Samsung. You can check the top law firms of Samsung here: Law firms that prosecuted most patents for Samsung at the USPTO
|Law Firm||Applications Count|
|Jefferson IP Law||1909|
|Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie||1315|
|F Chau & Associates||1041|
|The Farrell Law Firm||988|
|Harness Dickey & Pierce||826|
|Nixon & Vanderhye||652|
|Cha & Reiter||544|
|HC Park & Associates||522|
|Staas & Halsey||509|
|Lee IP Law||331|