Rakuten Group Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Rakuten Group has a total of 3371 patents globally, out of which 1256 have been granted. Of these 3371 patents, more than 29% patents are active. The USA is where Rakuten Group has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Japan and European Countries. Parallelly, Japan seems to be the main focused R&D centre of Rakuten Group.

Rakuten Group was founded in the year 1997 by Hiroshi Mikitani. Company is a Japanese electronic commerce and online retailing company based in Tokyo.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Rakuten Group have?

The founder and CEO, Hiroshi Mikitani, has 29 patents.

How many patents does Rakuten Group have?

Rakuten Group has a total of 3371 patents globally. These patents belong to 2077 unique patent families. Out of 3371 patents, 978 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Rakuten Group File Every Year?

Rakuten Group 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 GrantRakuten Group Applications FiledRakuten Group Patents Granted
201131819
201248239
201337146
201433878
201525669
201616496
20176777
2018139104
201915994
202057127
20212664
2022224

How many Rakuten Group patents are Alive/Dead?

Rakuten Group Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Rakuten Group File in Different Countries?

Rakuten Group Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Rakuten Group Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America717
Japan411
Europe261
Germany156
Korea (South)129
Taiwan128
China96
Spain95
Brazil55
Canada40
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)30
United Kingdom30
India25
Australia16
Malaysia11
Indonesia9
Singapore8
Israel7
Portugal6
Norway5
Argentina4
Russia4
South Africa3
Mexico3
France2
Philippines2
Viet Nam2
New Zealand2
Denmark1
Estonia1
Eurasia1
Switzerland1

Where are Research Centres of Rakuten Group Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Rakuten Group

10 Best Rakuten Group Patents

USD741882S1 is the most popular patent in the Rakuten Group portfolio. It has received 469 citations so far from companies like Tencent, Samsung, and Salesforce.Com.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Rakuten Group:

Publication NumberCitation Count
USD741882S1469
US6345261B1395
US20090172565A1326
US6751657B1317
US6505299B1286
US6529638B1247
US6424657B1247
US6778525B1219
US6631358B1203
US6353825B1203

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What are Rakuten Group’s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Rakuten Group’s?

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

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R&D Focus: How Rakuten Group’s search focus changed over the years?

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