Telefónica Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Telefónica has a total of 2481 patents globally, out of which 1025 have been granted. Of these 2481 patents, more than 26% patents are active. Europe is where Telefónica has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Spain and USA. Parallelly, Spain seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Telefónica.

Telefónica was founded in 1924 by Glyn Povah, Josep M. Monti and Luis Angel Galindo. Telefónica operates as a telecommunications company. The Company offers fixed and mobile telephone, broadband, and subscription television services, as well as provides cybersecurity, IOT, big data, and cloud solutions. Telefónica serves customers worldwide. As of February 2022, Telefónica has a market cap of $26.97 Billion.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Telefónica have?

The CEO, José María Álvarez-Pallete López have 8 patents.

How many patents does Telefónica have?

Telefónica has a total of 2481 patents globally. These patents belong to 959 unique patent families. Out of 2481 patents, 657 patents are active.

How many Telefónica patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Telefónica Patents Portfolio

Patent Families

Telefónica Patents

How Many Patents did Telefónica File Every Year?

Telefónica 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 GrantTelefónica Applications FiledTelefónica Patents Granted
201140232
201236648
201324344
20145264
20154295
20163187
201763101
20184184
20194149
20202235
2021733
20224

How Many Patents did Telefónica File in Different Countries?

Telefónica Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Telefónica Filed Patents

CountryPatents
Europe423
Spain358
United States Of America268
Argentina217
Germany195
Brazil165
Chile101
Mexico80
Portugal35
United Kingdom35
Uruguay35
Peru35
Austria31
Morocco19
China17
Denmark16
El Salvador14
Australia13
Japan11
Colombia8
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)7
Canada7
Italy6
Panama5
Costa Rica3
Poland3
Norway3
Ecuador3
Slovenia3
Greece2
Korea (South)2
France2
Singapore1
Honduras1
Netherlands1
Cyprus1
Switzerland1
Taiwan1
India1

Where are Research Centers of Telefónica Patents Located?

Research Centers of Telefónica Patents

10 Best Telefónica Patents

US20110078230A1 is the most popular patent in the Telefónica portfolio. It has received 298 citations so far from companies like Amazon, Juniper Networks and Vidscale Inc.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20110078230A1298
US20140337871A1105
US20120284080A198
EP1501206A198
US20150178988A197
US20030126597A188
WO2012016601A178
WO2013072232A175
US20130148525A169
US20130243313A167

Which Companies are using Telefónica 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 Telefónica patent portfolio are Microsoft, Ericsson and IBM.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Microsoft17
Ericsson14
IBM14
Qualcomm13
Samsung11
Amazon9
Intel9
LG8
Huawei8
Juniper Networks7

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Telefónica Patents

Top Telefónica Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US20150178988A116
US20130148525A18
US8345934B27
US8775174B27
US20110078230A17
US9165134B26
US20130243313A16
US8112073B26
US9450738B25
US8826400B25
US8935303B25
US20130110776A15
US9313736B25
US20140109197A15
US20030126597A14

What Percentage of Telefónica US Patent Applications were Granted?

Telefónica (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 215 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 108 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 50.47%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Telefónica?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Sughrue Mion9946.46%
Ostrolenk Faber1931.58%
Jacobson Holman1894.44%
Cooper & Dunham1526.67%
Katten Muchin Rosenma944.44%
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear650.00%
Cantor Colburn475.00%
Ladas & Parry425.00%
Hayes Soloway3100.00%
Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz366.67%

Cloud computing ecosystem

Telefónica Tech offers a unique value proposition by integrating its knowledge with the world’s most advanced technologies in infrastructure (housing and hosting, as well as IaaS), cloud communications, cloud networking, applications (SaaS), and security. Telefónica Tech has a track record of advising clients, devising scalable solutions, and implementing them.

IoT

Telefónica Tech’s global capabilities in IoT, AI, and Blockchain turn data gathered by devices, mobile networks, and other sources into useful information for businesses. We can help you optimise your business through data-driven decision making because we focus on offering e2e solutions to major sectors including Retail, Industry 4.0, Mobility, and so on.

Cybersecurity

Telefónica Tech is an Intelligent Managed Security Services Provider that provides a comprehensive cyber services portfolio ranging from IMSS and MDR (Managed Detection and Response) to consulting, as well as hardware and software reselling. We manage security through a global ISOC with 11 offices in different parts of the world. Everything has security as a service.

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What are Telefónicas key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Telefónica?

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

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

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Updated on February 4, 2022

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