Application Area of Uber’s Patent Portfolio: Navigation System

Uber’s patent portfolio has 457 patent families covering technologies related to Navigation Systems with 80% (362 patents families) on Route Guidance and I/O arrangement for the on-board computers. 

The numbers in the 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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