Polaroid Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Polaroid has a total of 265 patents globally, out of which 100 have been granted. Of these 265 patents, more than 3% patents are active. The Japan is where Polaroid has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Germany. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Polaroid.

Polaroid was founded in 1937 by Edwin H. Land. The Company’s line of business includes the manufacturing of industrial rubber goods, rubberized fabrics, and miscellaneous rubber specialties.

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

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Polaroid have?

The Founder Edwin H. Land has 815 patents and CEO Scott W. Hardy have 0 patents.

How many patents does Polaroid have?

Polaroid has a total of 265 patents globally. These patents belong to 132 unique patent families. Out of 265 patents, 8 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Polaroid File Every Year?

Polaroid 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 GrantPolaroid Applications FiledPolaroid Patents Granted
20111
201211
20131
20141
20191
20211

How many Polaroid patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Polaroid Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Polaroid File in Different Countries?

Polaroid Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Polaroid Filed Patents

CountryPatents
Japan43
Europe40
Germany29
India21
Australia15
United States Of America10
Korea8
Austria6
Canada3
China2
Eurasia2
Hong Kong1
Malaysia1
United Kingdom1
Spain1

Where are Research Centers of Polaroid Patents Located?

Research Centers of Polaroid Patents

10 Best Polaroid Patents

WO2002096665A1 is the most popular patent in the Polaroid portfolio. It has received 55 citations so far from companies like Zink Imaging, Mitcham Global Investments, and Toshiba.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Polaroid:

Publication NumberCitation Count
WO2002096665A155
WO2003019473A141
US7621750B123
US7854506B119
WO2003018320A115
WO2003079279A114
US20040170932A19
US20040089579A19
WO2004006543A19
WO2002098124A19

What Percentage of Polaroid US Patent Applications were Granted?

Polaroid (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 666 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 566 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 91.4%.

Below are the key stats of Polaroid patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Polaroid?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Baker Hostetler20496.08%
Cojk19597.44%
Polaroid Corporation14977.68%
Foley & Lardner Llp3574.29%
Seyfarth Shaw Llp26100.00%
Fish & Richardson Pc1291.67%
K&L Gates Llp4100.00%
Blank Rome Llp3100.00%
Leslie Payne30%
Broadcom Limited2100.00%

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What are Polaroid key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Polaroid?

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

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

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Updated on August 6, 2022

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