Splashtop Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Splashtop has a total of 37 patents globally, out of which 14 have been granted. Of these 37 patents, more than 21% patents are active. The United States of America is where Splashtop has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Taiwan and United Kingdom. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Splashtop.

Splashtop was founded in 2006 by Mark Lee, Philip Sheu, Ricky Sun, Robert Ha, Thomas Deng. Splashtop Inc. provides software solutions. The Company offers remote access and remote support software and services that enables users to access and control their applications, files, and data via other devices.

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

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

The founders, Mark Lee (also CEO), Philip Sheu, Ricky Sun, Robert Ha and Thomas Deng have 0, 19, 20, 16 and 22 respectively.

How many patents does Splashtop have?

Splashtop has a total of 37 patents globally. These patents belong to 15 unique patent families. Out of 37 patents, 8 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Splashtop File Every Year?

Splashtop 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 GrantSplashtop Applications FiledSplashtop Patents Granted

How many Splashtop patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Splashtop Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Splashtop File in Different Countries?

Splashtop Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Splashtop Filed Patents

United States of America20
United Kingdom3
Hong Kong1

Where are Research Centres of Splashtop Patents Located?

Research centres of Splashtop patents are located in United States of America.

10 Best Splashtop Patents

US20100306773A1 is the most popular patent in the Splashtop portfolio. It has received 317 citations so far from companies like Microsoft, Vmware, Dell Products.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count

What Percentage of Splashtop US Patent Applications were Granted?

Splashtop (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 19 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 7 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 36.84%.

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

Splashtop US Patent Applications

List of Splashtop Patents

Splashtop PatentsTitle
US9930151B2Method and apparatus for extending local area network protocols to work across the internet and establishing connectivity without discovery for local area network protocols
US8539039B2Remote server environment
US8443183B2Pre-boot loader for reducing system boot time
US8291209B2Integration model for instant-on environment
US8086836B2Method and apparatus for virtualization of appliances
US7827558B2Mechanism for enabling a program to be executed while the execution of an operating system is suspended
US7441113B2Method and apparatus for virtualization of appliances
US7082526B2Mechanism for intuitively invoking one or more auxiliary programs during a computer booting process
US20130195198A1Remote protocol
US20120266079A1Usability of cross-device user interfaces
US20120265803A1Personal cloud
US20110225408A1Cache boot mechanism
US20100306773A1Instant on Platform
US20100115254A1Synchronization in Multiple Environments
US20100023942A1Accelerating virtual machine resume time using a pre-cached working set
US20090228884A1Network interface engine
US20090199132A1Quick access to virtual applications
US20090089260A1Quick Searching UI for a Better User Experience
US20090083375A1Installation of a Virtualization Environment
US20090037496A1Diagnostic Virtual Appliance
EP2174217A4Integration model for instant-on environment
EP2038740A4Method and apparatus for virtualization of appliances
CN100452027CSelf-contained network browser with diagnostic function
CN1159664CSelf-contained network browser with diagnostic abilities
WO2013112592A1Remote protocol
WO2012145366A1Improving usability of cross-device user interfaces
WO2011163388A4Remote server environment
WO2001039042A3Self-contained network browser with diagnostic abilities
JP4418137B2Network Browser Devices, Computers, How to Diagnose and Repair Computers
DE10085232T1Standalone network browser with diagnostic capabilities
TWI336861BMethod and apparatus for virtualization of appliances
TW498228BSelf-contained network browser with diagnostic abilities
TW201209702ARemote server environment
HK1049047ASelf-contained network browser with diagnostic abilities
GB2373081BSelf-contained network browser with diagnostic abilities
GB2399436ANetwork browser with its own operating system
GB2393543ASelf-contained network browser

What are Splashtop‘s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Splashtop?

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

R&D Focus: How has Splashtop‘s search focus changed over the years?


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