Application Area of Uber’s Patent Portfolio: Radar System

The patent portfolio of Uber has 87 patent families covering Radar systems, 217 patent families on LiDAR systems, and 5 patent families on the Sonar system.  Almost close to 50% patents on Radar systems are focused on its Anti Collision application 39/87, and 21/87 patents are on combining Radar with Laser or Sonar. 

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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