Application Area of Uber’s Patent Portfolio: Core Services

Uber’s patent portfolio has 440 patent families covering data processing systems or methods that belong to the features of Uber’s App and different services that Uber offers – Ride-Hailing, Food Delivery, Logistics, etc. More than 50% of patent families belong to Transportation and automating different workflows. The 6 patents on Product Repair and Maintenance belong to Uber’s robotaxi services.

The numbers in the below exhibit are calculated based on CPC analysis. It represents the number of patent families classified in a CPC. A patent family is a group of patent documents – globally or in a jurisdiction – that covers the same (or similar) information.

In the patent portfolio of Uber, there were 2496 patent documents that belong to 884 patent families. The 884 patent families were categorized into 1351 CPCs. More often, a single patent gets categorized into more than 10 CPCs.

Updated on December 1, 2020

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