Snap Inc. has a total of 3001 patents globally, out of which 1508 have been granted. Of these 3001 patents, more than 90% patents are active. The USA is where Snap Inc. has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by South Korea and European Countries, it has generated an annual revenue of $4.11 billion in the year 2021. Parallelly, the USA seems to be the main focused R&D center of Snap Inc..
Snap Inc. was founded in the year 2011 by Evan Spiegel, Bobby Murphy and Reggie Brown. Snap is a privately-owned multinational camera company focusing on multinational technology and social media. Snap is behind Snapchat, a photo messaging app that allows users to take photos, record videos, add text and drawings, and send them to recipients. As of May 2022, Snap Inc. has a market cap of $44.62 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Snap Inc. which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Snap Inc. patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Snap Inc. patent portfolio.
How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Snap Inc. have?
The founders, Evan Spiegel (also CEO), Bobby Murphy and Reggie Brown, have 62, 0 and 0 patents respectively.
How many patents does Snap Inc. have?
Snap Inc. has a total of 3001 patents globally. These patents belong to 1036 unique patent families. Out of 3001 patents, 2701 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Snap Inc. File Every Year?
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||Snap Inc. Applications Filed||Snap Inc. Patents Granted|
How many Snap Inc. patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Snap Inc. File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Snap Inc. Filed Patents
|United States Of America||1765|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||7|
Where are Research Centres of Snap Inc. Patents Located?
10 Best Snap Inc. Patents
US6643684B1 is the most popular patent in the Snap Inc. portfolio. It has received 552 citations so far from companies like Akamai Technologies, Sony, and Microsoft.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Snap Inc.:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Snap has pioneered innovative product features that set it apart from other social media platforms. It allows users to 3D paint on their selfies, creates content based on Bitmoji characters, and is constantly developing its game capabilities. The company is also working on ad products, including one it initially released with Coca-Cola and McDonald’s that allows consumers to scan either of their logos for an AR experience.
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