Sequans Communications Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Sequans Communications has a total of 156 patents globally, out of which 102 have been granted. Of these 156 patents, more than 37% patents are active. United States of America is where Sequans Communications has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and German. Parallelly, Europe seems to be the main focused R&D centre and France is the origin country of Sequans Communications.

Sequans Communications was founded in the year 2003 by Georges Karam. The Company provides semiconductors. Company designs, develops, and supplies fabless cellular semiconductor solutions and also serves broadband and internet of things (IoT) markets worldwide. As of December 2022, the market cap of Sequans Communications is $ 177.33 Million.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Sequans Communications have?

The founder and CEO Georges Karam have 30 patents.

How many patents does Sequans Communications have?

Sequans Communications has a total of 156 patents globally. These patents belong to 96 unique patent families. Out of 156 patents, 58 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Sequans Communications File Every Year?

Sequans Communications 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 GrantSequans Communications Applications FiledSequans Communications Patents Granted
20223
202124
202038
201954
201861
201788
2016711
2015712
2014511
20131417
2012165
20111411

How many Sequans Communications patents are Alive/Dead?

Sequans Communications Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Sequans Communications File in Different Countries?

Sequans Communications Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Sequans Communications Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America65
Europe60
Germany23
Austria5
Korea (South)1
United Kingdom1

Where are Research Centres of Sequans Communications Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Sequans Communications

10 Best Sequans Communications Patents

US20080279322A1 is the most popular patent in the Sequans Communications portfolio. It has received 29 citations so far from companies like Nokia, Qualcomm and Marvell.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Sequans Communications:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20080279322A129
EP2107732A120
US8156407B215
US7706823B213
US8903409B212
US20140018014A111
EP2312751A110
US8767886B29
US9496838B28
US7599338B28

How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Sequans Communications patents?

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

Examiners at the USPTO used 21 Sequans Communications patents in 103 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Sequans Communications patent portfolio are Qualcomm, Samsung and Intel.

List of the Companies who’s Patents were rejected citing Sequans Communications –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Sequans Communications PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Qualcomm820
Samsung56
Intel48
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute35
Huawei22
Broadcom22
Mediatek24
Ericsson23
Hewlett Packard Enterprise22
LG22

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Sequans Communications Patents

Blocked Applications by Sequans Communications

Top Sequans Communications Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8156407B27
US10264616B26
US8254332B25
US9800420B24
US7835458B23
US7706823B23
US8660102B23
US8913571B23
US8219137B23
US8547911B23
US9077601B22
US8929491B22
US20080279322A12
US10362556B22
US9313055B21

What Percentage of Sequans Communications US Patent Applications were Granted?

Sequans Communications (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 60 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 54 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 94.74%.

Below are the key stats of Sequans Communications patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Sequans Communications?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds3289.66%
Westman Champlin & Koehler18100.00%
Jablonski Law6100.00%
Kowert Hood Munyon Rankin & Goetzel1100.00%
Maier & Maier1100.00%
Nixon & Vanderhye1100.00%

What are Sequans Communications key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Sequans Communications?

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

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

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