Skydex Patents – Insights & Stats (Updated 2023)

Skydex has a total of 216 patents globally, out of which 114 have been granted. Of these 216 patents, more than 55% patents are active. United States of America is where Skydex has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and China. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Skydex.

Skydex was founded in the year 2001. The Company produces military and defense products. The Company manufactures impact mitigation and cushioning products such as blast mats, boat decking, body armor, helmets, mattress, and seats to mitigate shock and vibration.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Skydex have?

The CEO Alvaro Vaselli has 0 patent.

How many patents does Skydex have?

Skydex has a total of 216 patents globally. These patents belong to 32 unique patent families. Out of 216 patents, 119 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Skydex File Every Year?

Skydex 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 Grant Skydex Applications Filed Skydex Patents Granted
2023 9
2022 1 8
2021 2 17
2020 1 13
2019 3 7
2018 2 11
2017 18 7
2016 43 18
2015 8 8
2014 50 5
2013 4
2012 35


How many Skydex patents are Alive/Dead?

Skydex Patent Portfolio

 How Many Patents did Skydex File in Different Countries?

Skydex Worldwide Patwnt Filing

Countries in which Skydex Filed Patents

Country Patents
United States Of America 30
Europe 20
China 16
Korea (South) 14
Austria 13
Germany 13
Canada 12
India 11
Australia 9
Israel 9
Singapore 8
Mexico 8
Spain 7
Poland 5
Portugal 5
Malaysia 4
South Africa 3
Italy 3
Japan 3
Russia 2
Viet Nam 2
Taiwan 2
Brazil 2
Hong Kong (S.A.R.) 1
Turkey 1

Where are Research Centres of Skydex Patents Located?

R&D Centers of Skydex

 10 Best Skydex Patents

US6777062B2 is the most popular patent in the Skydex portfolio. It has received 90 citations so far from companies like Nike, Aura Technologies and Viconic Defense.

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

Publication Number Citation Count
US6777062B2 90
US7033666B2 61
US7574760B2 60
US20060177635A1 36
US8915339B2 34
US20040067820A1 24
US8904584B2 22
US20140210250A1 17
DE69811251T2 16
US20150072103A1 12

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 13 Skydex patents in 63 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Skydex patent portfolio are Montage Capital, Viconic Defense and Thinair Surfaces.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Skydex –

Company Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Skydex Patents Number of Rejections (102 & 103)
Montage Capital 9 20
Viconic Defense 4 13
Thinair Surfaces 2 3
Lighthouse Financial 2 2
Nike 1 1
Fyfe Co 1 2
Shuert Technology 1 1
Hangzhou Shinnwa Hometex 1 1
Gridesic Holdings Limited 1 1
Honeywell 1 3

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Skydex Patents

 Top Skydex Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent Number Count of Rejected Applications
US6777062B2 6
US20060177635A1 5
US7574760B2 4
US8990987B2 4
US8915339B2 3
US20040067820A1 3
US7033666B2 2
US8714071B2 2
US20140210250A1 2
US8904584B2 1
US20170072653A1 1
US20150072103A1 1
US10624419B2 1

What are Skydex’ key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Skydex?

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

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


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