Skechers Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Skechers has a total of 2434 patents globally, out of which 2397 have been granted. Of these 2434 patents, more than 52% patents are active. China is where Skechers has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by the USA and Europe. Parallelly, China seems to be the main focused R&D center and also the USA is the origin country of Skechers.

Skechers was founded in 1992 by Robert Greenberg and Michael Greenberg. Skechers designs and markets branded contemporary casual, active, rugged, and lifestyle footwear for men, women, and children. The Company sells its products to department stores and specialty retailers. Skechers also sells its products internationally through distributors and directly to consumers through its own retail stores. As of August 2022, Skechers has a market cap of $6.27 Billion.

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

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Skechers have?

The Founder and CEO Robert Greenberg have 53 patents.

How many patents does Skechers have?

Skechers has a total of 2434 patents globally. These patents belong to 1740 unique patent families. Out of 2434 patents, 1282 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Skechers File Every Year?

Skechers 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 GrantSkechers Applications FiledSkechers Patents Granted
2011157136
20128778
20134057
20144440
20156337
2016444306
2017295308
2018456333
2019225348
2020130189
2021186259
20224173

How many Skechers patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Skechers Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Skechers File in Different Countries?

Skechers Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Skechers Filed Patents

CountryPatents
China1376
United States Of America369
Europe189
United Kingdom124
Mexico111
Japan63
Saudi Arabia47
Taiwan37
Brazil35
India31
Philippines13
Turkey7
Canada5
Australia4
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)3
Germany2
Sweden1
New Zealand1
Korea (South)1

Where are Research Centers of Skechers Patents Located?

Research Centers of Skechers Patents

10 Best Skechers Patents

USD636567S1 is the most popular patent in the Skechers portfolio. It has received 121 citations so far from companies like Reebok, Nike and Cole Haan Llc.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
USD636567S1121
USD796170S1115
USD644418S1114
USD643189S1109
USD643603S1103
USD619793S1103
USD792067S192
USD643602S190
USD773791S187
USD662295S186

What Percentage of Skechers US Patent Applications were Granted?

Skechers (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 28 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 15 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 57.6%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Skechers?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Kleinberg & Lerner Llp2066.67%
Marshall A Lerner525.00%
Armstrong Westerman Hattori1100.00%
David K Legatzke1100.00%
Finn T Simmensen10.00%

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What are Skechers key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Skechers?

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

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

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Updated on August 19, 2022

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