Shutterstock Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Shutterstock has a total of 146 patents globally, out of which 106 have been granted. Of these 146 patents, more than 80% patents are active. The United States of America is where Shutterstock has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Shutterstock.

Shutterstock was founded in 2003. Shutterstock is a global supplier of high-quality, legally licensed images, vectors, drawings, videos, and music to businesses, advertising agencies, and media outlets around the globe.

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

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

The Founder Jon Oringer have 0 patents and CEO Paul Hennessy have 0 patents.

How many patents does Shutterstock have?

Shutterstock has a total of 146 patents globally. These patents belong to 146 unique patent families. Out of 146 patents, 117 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Shutterstock File Every Year?

Shutterstock 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 GrantShutterstock Applications FiledShutterstock Patents Granted
20234
20229
2021826
2020922
20193622
2018198
2017215
2016313
201582
20142
201321
20122
201113

How many Shutterstock patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Shutterstock Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Shutterstock File in Different Countries?

Shutterstock Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Shutterstock Filed Patents

CountryPatent
United States Of America112
Europe5
Canada4
Australia4
United Kingdom2
India1
China1
Japan1
Korea (South)1
Brazil1
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)1

Where are Research Centers of Shutterstock Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Shutterstock

10 Best Shutterstock Patents

US7797635B1 is the most popular patent in the Shutterstock portfolio. It has received 171 citations so far from companies like Sun Microsystems, IBM, Google.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US7797635B1171
US20170249339A155
US7934161B145
US9721551B238
US20060223600A135
US7867094B134
WO2017058844A131
US10503775B128
USD840960S125
US20180018948A123

What Percentage of Shutterstock US Patent Applications Were Granted?

Shutterstock (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 99 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 91 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 95.79%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Shutterstock?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Mcdermott Will & Emery9798%
Jason A Denise2100%

What are Shutterstock key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Shutterstock?

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

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

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