Trimble has a total of 1345 patents globally, out of which 958 have been granted. Of these 1345 patents, more than 73% patents are active. United States of America is where Trimble has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Germany. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Trimble.
Trimble was founded in 1978 by Charles Trimble. Trimble provides advanced location-based software solutions. The Company integrates its positioning expertise in GPS, laser, optical and inertial technologies with application software, wireless communications, and services to provide complete commercial solutions. Trimble operates worldwide. As of April 2022, Trimble has a market cap of $16.7 Billion.
Read about some of the most popular patents of Trimble which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Trimble patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Trimble patent portfolio.
How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Trimble have?
The Founder Charles Trimble has 0 patents and the CEO Robert Painter have 20 patents.
How many patents does Trimble have?
Trimble has a total of 1345 patents globally. These patents belong to 710 unique patent families. Out of 1345 patents, 983 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Trimble 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||Trimble Applications Filed||Trimble Patents Granted|
How many Trimble patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Trimble File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Trimble Filed Patents
|United States Of America||529|
Where are Research Centers of Trimble Patents Located?
10 Best Trimble Patents
US6578005B1 is the most popular patent in the Trimble portfolio. It has received 594 citations so far from companies like Microsoft, At&T and IBM.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Trimble:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using Trimble 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 Trimble patent portfolio are IBM, Leica Geosystems and John Deere.
List of the top forward citing Companies –
|Company||Number of Patents|
|Robert Bosch Gmbh||7|
|Caterpillar Paving Products||7|
|Hexagon Technology Center Gmbh||6|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Trimble Patents
Top Trimble Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Trimble US Patent Applications were Granted?
Trimble (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 321 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 267 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 90.8%.
Below are the key stats of Trimble patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Trimble?
|Law Firm||Total Application||Success Rate|
|Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Llp||264||89.54%|
|Snell & Wilmer||26||95.45%|
|Foley & Lardner Llp||12||100.00%|
|Aaron S Brodsky||1||100.00%|
|Hollingsworth Davis Llc||1||100.00%|
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