Point Inside Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Point Inside has a total of 21 patents globally, out of which 7 have been granted. Of these 21 patents, more than 19% patents are active. The United States of America is where Point Inside has filed the maximum number of patents. Parallelly, the United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Point Inside.

Point Inside was founded in the year 2009. The Company develops mobile applications for indoor customer navigation. The Company technologies provide in indoor mapping, micro-location services and customer engagement that enables customers to find stores within malls and exact locations of products within stores.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Point Inside have?

The founders Brian Wilson has 115 patent, Jon Croy has 6 patents, Josh Marti has 0 patent. The CEO Geary Eppley has 2 patents.

How many patents does Point Inside have?

Point Inside has a total of 21 patents globally. These patents belong to 11 unique patent families. Out of 21 patents, 4 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Point Inside File Every Year?

Point Inside Patent Filling

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 GrantPoint Inside Applications FiledPoint Inside Patents Granted

How many Point Inside patents are Alive/Dead?

Point Inside Patent Portfolio

 How Many Patents did Point Inside File in Different Countries?

All the Patents were filed by Point Inside in the United States of America.

Where are Research Centres of Point Inside Patents Located?

The Research Centre for all the Point Inside patents is the United States of America.

10 Best Point Inside Patents

US20120270573A1 is the most popular patent in the Point Inside portfolio. It has received 57 citations so far from companies like Qualcomm, Cisco and Google.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Point Inside:

Publication NumberCitation Count

How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Point Inside patents?

The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Point Inside invention. They couldn’t because Point Inside had protected those before them.

Examiners at the USPTO referred 11 Point Inside patents in 35 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Point Inside patent portfolio are Standard Cognition, Qualcomm and Nec Corp.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Point Inside –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Point Inside PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Standard Cognition22
Nec Corp11
At&T Mobility12
Bluedot Innovation12
Upland Software13
Boe Technology11

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Point Inside Patents

 Top Point Inside Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications

What Percentage of Point Inside US Patent Applications were Granted?

Point Inside (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 17 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 6 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 35.29%.

Below are the key stats of Point Inside patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Point Inside?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
William H Bollman850.00%
Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt633.33%
Aeon Law30.00%

List of Point Inside Patents

Point Inside PatentsTitle
US10430864B2Transaction-Based Location Assignment System And Method
US10417694B2Location Assignment System And Method
US10387947B2Location Assignment System And Method
US9858615B2Location Assignment System And Method
US9824388B2Location Assignment System And Method
US9510145B2Battery-Saving In Geo-Fence Context Method And System
US9301097B2Correlating Wireless Signals To A Location On An Image Using Mobile Sensor Technologies
US20200273071A1Listener Sdk-Based Enrichment Of Indoor Positioning
US20190213607A1Shopper Traffic Flow Visualization Based On Point Of Sale (Pos) Transaction Data
US20190213616A1Shopper Traffic Flow Spatial Analytics Based On Indoor Positioning Data
US20170124578A1System And Method For Tracking The Location Of Mobile Devices And Collecting Data Therefrom
US20160300182A1Pog Adjacency Determination
US20160203199A1Location Coordinate Conversion Service, Method And System
US20160191490A1Identify A Radio Frequency Emitting Device By Mac Address
US20150150047A1Optimizing Mobile Content Based On Users State Of Motion
US20140045517A1System For Determination Of Real-Time Queue Times By Correlating Map Data And Mobile Users’ Location Data
US20130281062A1Identify A Radio Frequency Device By Mac Address System And Method
US20130150002A1Identify A Radio Frequency Device By Mac Address System And Method
US20130132199A1Optimizing The Relevance Of Mobile Content Based On User Behavioral Patterns
US20120270573A1Positioning System And Method For Single And Multilevel Structures
WO2018044655A1Systems And Methods For Tracking The Location Of Mobile Devices And Collecting Data Therefrom

What are Point Inside key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Point Inside?

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

R&D Focus: How has Point Inside search focus changed over the years?


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