Roblox Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Roblox has a total of 188 patents globally, out of which 88 have been granted. Of these 188 patents, more than 79% patents are active. United States of America is where Roblox has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe, it has generated an annual revenue of $1.9 billion in the year 2021. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center of Roblox.

Roblox was founded in the year 2004 by David Baszucki and Erik Cassel. Company is doing business in e-commerce. As of May 2022, Roblox has a market cap of $16.05 Billion.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Roblox have?

The founders, David Baszucki and Erik Cassel have 0 patents respectively. The CEO, David Baszucki has 0 patents.

How many patents does Roblox have?

Roblox has a total of 188 patents globally. These patents belong to 99 unique patent families. Out of 188 patents, 149 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Roblox File Every Year?

Roblox 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 GrantRoblox Applications FiledRoblox Patents Granted
201141
201273
201332
201443
201536
2016115
2017205
20182110
2019547
20202216
20212420
2022110

How many Roblox patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Roblox Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Roblox File in Different Countries?

Roblox Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Roblox Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America132
Europe17

Where are Research Centers of Roblox Patents Located?

Research Centers of Roblox Patents

10 Best Roblox Patents

US7874921B2 is the most popular patent in the Roblox portfolio. It has received 149 citations so far from companies like Bally Gaming, L-3 Communications, and Sony.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US7874921B2149
US20130137518A146
US20110307807A144
US9786084B143
US9032570B129
US10198845B115
US20110289432A115
WO2017223530A111
US9536344B110
US20110196723A17

Which Companies are using Roblox 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 Roblox patent portfolio are Sony, Bank Of America, and Rovi.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Sony7
Bank Of America5
Rovi4
Microsoft3
Verizon3
Kingcom3
Google3
Amazon2
eBay1
Apple1

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Roblox Patents

Roblox Patent Portfolio

 Top Roblox Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US10229421B210
US20110307807A14
US9550125B24
US20130137518A14
US10115241B23
US9032570B13
US8537165B23
US10080970B23
US9245376B23
US9536344B13
US10559111B22
US8832568B22
US20110289432A12
US9821223B22
US10062198B22

What Percentage of Roblox US Patent Applications were Granted?

Roblox (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 112 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 73 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 84.88%.

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

Roblox Patent Portfolio

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Roblox?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationSuccess Rate
Ip Spring Rc9781.94%
Patent Docket Administrator14100.00%
John B Lindsay1100.00%

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What are Roblox key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Roblox?

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

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

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