SAE Magnetics Patents – Insights & Stats (Updated 2023)

SAE Magnetics has a total of 2515 patents globally, out of which 1362 have been granted. Of these 2515 patents, more than 33% patents are active. China is where SAE Magnetics has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by United States of America and Japan. Parallelly, China seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of SAE Magnetics.

SAE Magnetics was founded in the year 1980. The Company is an electronic manufacturing company that manufactures magnetic recording heads for hard disk drives.

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

How many patents does SAE Magnetics have?

SAE Magnetics has a total of 2515 patents globally. These patents belong to 1497 unique patent families. Out of 2515 patents, 848 patents are active.

How Many Patents did SAE Magnetics File Every Year?

SAE Magnetics 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 GrantSAE Magnetics Applications FiledSAE Magnetics Patents Granted
2023324
20227246
202113226
20208833
20197526
20186134
20174128
20163943
20155264
20143394
201383109
201292114

How many SAE Magnetics patents are Alive/Dead?

SAE Magnetics Patent Portfolio

 How Many Patents did SAE Magnetics File in Different Countries?

SAE Magnetics Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which SAE Magnetics Filed Patents

CountryPatents
China940
United States Of America867
Japan544
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)52
Korea (South)30
Europe3
Australia2
Germany1
Singapore1
Taiwan1

Where are Research Centres of SAE Magnetics Patents Located?

R&D Centers of SAE Magnetics

10 Best SAE Magnetics Patents

US6671131B2 is the most popular patent in the SAE Magnetics portfolio. It has received 135 citations so far from companies like IBM, Fujitsu and Maxtor Corporation.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of SAE Magnetics:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6671131B2135
US7015689B2111
US20060098347A178
US20080144225A176
US7698941B270
US7719798B270
US6891700B270
US7628071B267
US8295008B165
US7064928B263

How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to SAE Magnetics patents?

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 224 SAE Magnetics patents in 687 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the SAE Magnetics patent portfolio are Seagate Technology, Western Digital Technologies and Tdk Corporation.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing SAE Magnetics –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing SAE Magnetics PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Seagate Technology55145
Western Digital Technologies4298
Tdk Corporation2150
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba1425
Nhk Spring1020
Samsung Electro-Mechanics812
Headway Technologies519
IBM55
Nitto Denko Corporation46
Infineon Technologies48

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on SAE Magnetics Patents

Top SAE Magnetics Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US20120098484A19
US7782569B27
US20140156879A17
US8169745B25
US8426946B25
US7843665B25
US7319572B24
US7960970B24
US7777991B24
US7379274B23
US8014104B23
US8000064B23
US7411763B23
US10042139B23
US7636237B23

What Percentage of SAE Magnetics US Patent Applications were Granted?

SAE Magnetics (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 794 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 664 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 84.26%.

Below are the key stats of SAE Magnetics patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for SAE Magnetics?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Nixon & Vanderhye28073.38%
Oliff21096.17%
Byip Ltd8195.00%
Saile Ackerman6481.25%
Kenyon & Kenyon2986.21%
Oblon Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt2290.91%
Law Office Of Karen Dana Oster20100.00%
Greenblum & Bernstein1855.56%
Haug Partners1384.62%
Kratz Quintos & Hanson1090.00%

What are SAE Magnetics key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by SAE Magnetics?

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

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

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