Proto Labs has a total of 71 patents globally, out of which 39 have been granted. Of these 71 patents, more than 64% patents are active. The United States is where Proto Labs has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by United Kingdom. Parallelly, the US seems to be the main focused R&D center of Proto Labs and is also the origin country of the firm.
Proto Labs was founded in the year 1999 by Larry Lukis. The company is a digital manufacturing source for prototypes and low-volume production parts.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Proto Labs which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Proto Labs patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Proto Labs patent portfolio.
How many patents does Proto Labs have?
Proto Labs has a total of 71 patents globally. These patents belong to 34 unique patent families. Out of 71 patents, 46 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Proto Labs 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.
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How many Proto Labs patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Proto Labs File in Different Countries?
Where are Research Centres of Proto Labs Patents Located?
The R&d Centres of patents filed by Proto Labs is in the United States.
10 Best Proto Labs Patents
US6701200B1 is the most popular patent in the Proto Labs portfolio. It has received 117 citations so far from companies like Siemens Energy & Automation, Yazaki Corporation, and Crain Enterprises.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Proto Labs:
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What are Proto Labs’ key innovation segments?
What Technologies are Covered by Proto Labs?
The chart below distributes patents filed by Proto Labs