Realty Income Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Realty Income has a total of 107 patents globally, out of which 42 have been granted. Of these 107 patents, more than 17% patents are active. Hong Kong (S.A.R.) is where Realty Income has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by China and the United States of America. Parallelly, Germany seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also the United States of America is the origin country of Realty Income.

Realty Income was founded in the year 1969 by William E Clark. Realty Company owns and manages a portfolio of commercial properties located across the United States. The Company focuses on acquiring single-tenant retail locations, leased to regional and national chains and under long-term net lease agreements. As of December 2022, the market cap of Realty Income is $ 39.448 Billion.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Realty Income have?

The founder William E Clark has 5 patents and CEO Sumit Roy has 0 patent.

How many patents does Realty Income have?

Realty Income has a total of 107 patents globally. These patents belong to 95 unique patent families. Out of 107 patents, 19 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Realty Income File Every Year?

Realty Income 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 GrantRealty Income Applications FiledRealty Income Patents Granted

How many Realty Income patents are Alive/Dead?

Realty Income Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Realty Income File in Different Countries?

Realty Income Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Realty Income Filed Patents

Hong Kong (S.A.R.)21
United States Of America7
Viet Nam2
United Kingdom1

Where are Research Centres of Realty Income Patents Located?

Research Centres of Realty Income Patents

10 Best Realty Income Patents

US20060064350A1 is the most popular patent in the Realty Income portfolio. It has received 42 citations so far from companies like Microsoft, Nokia, and Disney.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Realty Income:

Publication NumberCitation Count

How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Realty Income patents?

The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Realty Income invention. They couldn’t because Realty Income had protected those before them.

Examiners at the USPTO used 1 Realty Income patent in 13 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Realty Income patent portfolio are Alex Mashinsky Family Trust, Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute, and Glas.

List of the Companies who’s Patents were rejected citing Realty Income –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Realty Income PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Alex Mashinsky Family Trust12
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute11
Printer Project Llc12

hat are Realty Income key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Realty Income?

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

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


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