Rachio Patents – Insights & Stats (Updated 2023)

Rachio has a total of 31 patents globally, out of which 24 have been granted. Of these 31 patents, more than 90% patents are active. The United States of America is where Rachio has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Canada. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Rachio.

Rachio was founded in 2012. Rachio specializes in smart irrigation controllers driven by software. The company provides WiFi-enabled devices that allow users to remotely activate and deactivate their sprinkler systems, as well as schedule automated irrigation.

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

How many patents does Rachio have?

Rachio has a total of 31 patents globally. These patents belong to 17 unique patent families. Out of 31 patents, 28 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Rachio File Every Year?

Rachio Patent 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 GrantRachio Applications FiledRachio Patents Granted

How many Rachio patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Rachio Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Rachio File in Different Countries?

Rachio Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Rachio Filed Patents

United States Of America28

Where are Research Centers of Rachio Patents Located?

The Research Centers of Rachio Patents is the United States of America.

10 Best Rachio Patents

US9049821B1 is the most popular patent in the Rachio portfolio. It has received 36 citations so far from companies like IBM, Rain Bird Corporation, Melnor.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count

What Percentage of Rachio US Patent Applications Were Granted?

Rachio (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 23 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 14 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 93.33%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Rachio?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Dorsey & Whitney Llp2393.33%

List of Rachio patents

Rachio PatentsTitle
US11849680B2Method To Generate Irrigation Schedules To Increase Drought Tolerance
US20230408995A1Proximity Based Controller Access
US11838824B2Remote And Shared Access For Network Connected Devices
US20230273628A1Zone Characteristic Management
US11720981B2Collecting And Transmitting Utility Meter Data
US11676261B2Image Data For Improving And Diagnosing Sprinkler Controller Performance
US11675375B2Residential Water Utilization Tracking
US11656640B2Utility Water Sensing For Sprinkler Systems
US11631149B2Collecting And Transmitting Utility Meter Data
US11464178B2Method For Dynamically Increasing Plant Root Depth
US20220046871A1Selective Application Of Consumables Via Irrigation Systems
US11150672B2Irrigation Control Utilizing Water Authority Data
US10970832B2Image Data For Improving And Diagnosing Sprinkler Controller Performance
US10932423B2Sprinkler Control Method For Coordination Across Multiple Flow Controllers
US10939227B2Remote And Shared Access For Network Connected Devices
US20210039025A1Tracking Water Filter Lifespan
US10901438B2Flow Sensing To Improve System And Device Performance
US10772268B2Optimized Flow Control For Water Infrastructure
US10743484B2Precipitation Sensing To Vary Irrigation Schedules
USD850298S1Sprinkler Controller
USD850297S1Sprinkler Controller
US9928724B2Flow Characteristic Detection And Automatic Flow Shutoff
US9594366B2System And Method For An Improved Sprinkler Control System
US9049821B1Water Flow Control System
CA2985810CFlow Characteristic Detection And Automatic Flow Shutoff
US10397731B2Remote And Shared Access For Sprinkler Systems
US10274969B2System And Method For An Improved Sprinkler Control System
US10229579B2System For Detecting Flow Characteristics And Activating Automatic Flow Shutoff
US20190320602A1Low Power Data Transmission For Sprinkler Systems
WO2018031911A1Optimized Flow Control For Water Infrastructure
WO2016183514A1Flow Characteristic Detection And Automatic Flow Shutoff

What are Rachio key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Rachio?

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

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


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