STMicroelectronics Patents – Key Insights and Stats

STMicroelectronics has a total of 20390 patents globally, out of which 14295 have been granted. Of these 20390 patents, more than 80% patents are active. The United States of America is where STMicroelectronics has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by China and Europe. Parallelly, France seems to be the main focused R&D center and also Switzerland is the origin country of STMicroelectronics.

STMicroelectronics was founded in 1987. STMicroelectronics designs, develops, manufactures, and markets semiconductor integrated circuits and discrete devices. The Company’s products are used in the telecommunications, consumer electronics, automotive, computer, and industrial sectors. As of October 2022, STMicroelectronics has a market cap of $28.61 Billion.

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

How many patents does the CEO of STMicroelectronics have?

The CEO Jean-Marc Chery has 0 patents.

How many patents does STMicroelectronics have?

STMicroelectronics has a total of 20390 patents globally. These patents belong to 8721 unique patent families. Out of 20390 patents, 16430 patents are active.

How Many Patents did STMicroelectronics File Every Year?

STMicroelectronics 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 GrantSTMicroelectronics Applications FiledSTMicroelectronics Patents Granted
20111318959
201210311026
20139941286
20148591111
20151944992
201616521218
201714981003
201813341347
201917881409
202018621397
202114321501
20223211046

How many STMicroelectronics patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

STMicroelectronics Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did STMicroelectronics File in Different Countries?

STMicroelectronics Worldwide Patents

Countries in which STMicroelectronics Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America8316
China4288
Europe2246
France2125
Italy1420
Germany1323
Japan187
United Kingdom144
Austria41
Korea (South)31
Taiwan15
Singapore12
Spain10
Israel6
Brazil3
Poland3
India3
Denmark1

Where are Research Centers of STMicroelectronics Patents Located?

Research Centers of STMicroelectronics Patents

10 Best STMicroelectronics Patents

US8667654B2 is the most popular patent in the STMicroelectronics portfolio. It has received 267 citations so far from companies like Asm Ip Holding, and Asm Japan.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US8667654B2267
US9675368B2245
US8295301B2230
US8509318B2221
US8664044B2162
US20110179864A1147
US8862955B2145
US8039332B2121
US8470689B2120
US8228684B2104

Which Companies are using STMicroelectronics Patents to Advance their Research?

If patents or patents from a particular technology area of a company receive a lot of citations, it implies that the technology is being followed and incrementally innovated by the citing companies. It also indicates that citing companies are working on similar and closely related technologies.

The top citing companies in the STMicroelectronics patent portfolio are TSMC, Samsung and IBM.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Tsmc266
Samsung Electronics199
IBM185
Qualcomm120
Intel120
Infineon Technologies105
Texas Instruments81
Apple77
Sony Corporation62
Deutsche Bank62

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on STMicroelectronics Patents

Top STMicroelectronics Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8433084B228
US8942394B218
US7982723B217
US7884588B217
US8049287B216
US8106924B216
US9258467B215
US9502518B215
US10084080B215
US8916481B214
US8305004B214
US20130336590A114
US9539389B213
US7975921B213
US8116379B213

What Percentage of STMicroelectronics US Patent Applications were Granted?

STMicroelectronics (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 8267 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 7074 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 90.0%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for STMicroelectronics?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Seed Ip Law Group Llp217691.26%
Stmicroelectronics Inc194990.29%
Crowe & Dunlevy St106586.98%
Slater Matsil Llp63494.00%
Seed Intellectual Property Law Group Llp32489.81%
Fleit Intellectual Property Law27589.82%
Stmicroelectronics Inc24390.95%
Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C17386.71%
Lisa K Jorgenson Esq7594.67%
Marshall Gerstein & Borun Llp7287.50%

What are STMicroelectronics key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by STMicroelectronics?

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

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

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Updated on November 7, 2022

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