Rambus Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Rambus has a total of 5291 patents globally, out of which 3556 have been granted. Of these 5291 patents, more than 54% patents are active. The United States of America is where Rambus has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and China. Parallelly, the United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Rambus.

Rambus was founded in 1990 by Mark Horowitz and Mike Farmwald. Rambus designs develops, licenses, and markets high-speed chip-to-chip interface technology to enhance the performance and cost-effectiveness of consumer electronics, computer systems, and other electronic products. The Company licenses semiconductor companies to manufactures and sells memory and logic ICs incorporating Rambus interface technology. As of September 2022, Rambus has a market cap of $2.83 Billion.

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

How many patents do the Founder and CEO of Rambus have?

The Founder Mark Horowitz has 374 patents, Mike Farmwald has 0 patents and CEO Luc Seraphin have 0 patents.

How many patents does Rambus have?

Rambus has a total of 5291 patents globally. These patents belong to 1568 unique patent families. Out of 5291 patents, 2873 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Rambus File Every Year?

Rambus 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 GrantRambus Applications FiledRambus Patents Granted
2011193146
2012324224
2013214187
2014240180
2015320232
2016268226
2017221240
2018190193
2019275246
2020264257
2021148213
202229140

How many Rambus patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Rambus Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Rambus File in Different Countries?

Rambus Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Rambus Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America3208
Europe430
China228
Japan211
Germany170
Taiwan88
Korea (South)76
France57
Australia45
United Kingdom39
Austria35
India19
Israel8
Singapore6
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)6
Canada5
Spain2
South Africa1
Mexico1
Italy1

Where are Research Centers of Rambus Patents Located?

Research Centers of Rambus Patents

10 Best Rambus Patents

US6502161B1 is the most popular patent in the Rambus portfolio. It has received 604 citations so far from companies like Intel, IBM, and Samsung Electronics.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6502161B1604
US6753561B1487
US6643787B1405
US6376904B1354
US6396329B1325
US20060153283A1315
US6621155B1311
US6889304B2303
US20060171200A1290
US6839393B1285

Which Companies are using Rambus Patents to Advance their Research?

If patents or patents from a particular technology area of a company receive a lot of citations, it implies that the technology is being followed and incrementally innovated by the citing companies. It also indicates that citing companies are working on similar and closely related technologies.

The top citing companies in the Rambus patent portfolio are Micron Technology, Samsung Electronics and Intel.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Micron Technology357
Samsung Electronics211
Intel209
Sk Hynix128
IBM107
Qualcomm81
Sandisk Technologies Llc61
Hewlett Packard Enterprise43
Avago Technologies International Sales39
Toshiba Memory37

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Rambus Patents

Top Rambus Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8737162B226
US8386800B226
US8233303B222
US8344475B221
US7269708B221
US7562271B221
US8427891B220
US8824222B219
US8121237B219
US20060153283A117
US20100312596A117
US8891276B216
US20060171200A116
US8301905B215
US7265402B215

What Percentage of Rambus US Patent Applications were Granted?

Rambus (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 2325 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 2051 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 92.1%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Rambus?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Rambus Inc126296.53%
Marc P Schuyler16492.31%
Morgan Lewis & Bockius15592.67%
Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar12984.50%
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton101100.00%
Mcandrews Held & Malloy Ltd7596.00%
Silicon Edge Law Group460.00%
Lowenstein Sandler4596.97%
The Neudeck Law Firm4076.67%
Barcelo Harrison & Walker275.26%

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What are Rambus key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Rambus?

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

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

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Updated on September 9, 2022

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