Thumbtack Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Thumbtack has a total of 17 patents globally, out of which 11 have been granted. Of these 17 patents, more than 76% patents are active. The USA is where Thumbtack has filed the maximum number of patents. Parallelly, the USA seems to be the main focused R&D centre of Thumbtack.

Thumbtack was founded in the year 2008 by Marco Zappacosta, Jonathan Swanson, Sander Daniels and Jeremy Tunnell. Company is doing business in manufacturing of both residential and commercial water heaters and boilers.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Thumbtack have?

The founders, Marco Zappacosta (also CEO), Jonathan Swanson, Sander Daniels and Jeremy Tunnell, have 7, 4, 0 and 4 patents respectively.

How many patents does Thumbtack have?

Thumbtack has a total of 17 patents globally. These patents belong to 8 unique patent families. Out of 17 patents, 13 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Thumbtack File Every Year?

Thumbtack 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 GrantThumbtack Applications FiledThumbtack Patents Granted
20221
20211
202053
20192
201851
201741
201611
20151
2014
20131
2012
2011

How many Thumbtack patents are Alive/Dead?

Thumbtack Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Thumbtack File in Different Countries?

16 patents are filed by Thumbtack in the USA

Where are Research Centres of Thumbtack Patents Located?

All the 8 patents are filed in the USA.

10 Best Thumbtack Patents

US9736268B1 is the most popular patent in the Thumbtack portfolio. It has received 25 citations so far from companies like Google, Salesforce.com, and Meta Platforms.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US9736268B125
US9177056B214
US10749819B23
US20180330335A12
US10699316B22
US10021114B12
US9471683B22
US20200258025A11
US20190005562A11
US10755331B21

List of Thumbtack Patents

Publication NumberTitle
US20200387947A1Method And Apparatus For A Trusted Localized Peer-To-Peer Services Marketplace
US20200382452A1Automatically Generating A Response On Behalf Of A First User To A Request Received From A Second User
US20200258025A1Matching A Request From A User To A Set Of Different Users For Responding To The Request
US20190005562A1Matching A Request From A User To A Set Of Different Users For Responding To The Request
US20180330335A1Method And Apparatus For Enabling Scheduling Of A Meeting Activity Between A Service Professional And A Customer Of A Service
WO2018148329A3Automatically Generating A Response On Behalf Of A First User To A Request Received From A Second User
US11526920B2Matching A Request From A User To A Set Of Different Users For Responding To The Request
US11212198B2Managing Interaction Limits Between User Devices In A Messaging System
US10755331B2Method And Apparatus For A Trusted Localized Peer-To-Peer Services Marketplace
US10749819B2Automatically Generating A Response On Behalf Of A First User To A Request Received From A Second User
US10699316B2Matching A Request From A User To A Set Of Different Users For Responding To The Request
US10516678B2Determining The Legitimacy Of Messages Using A Message Verification Process
US10382581B2System For Generating Responses To Requests
US10021114B1Determining The Legitimacy Of Messages Using A Message Verification Process
US9736268B1System For Generating Responses To Requests
US9471683B2Method And Apparatus For A Trusted Localized Peer-To-Peer Services Marketplace
US9177056B2Method And Apparatus For A Trusted Localized Peer-To-Peer Services Marketplace

What are Thumbtack key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Thumbtack?

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

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

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Updated on January 25, 2023

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