Unikey Patents – Insights & Stats (Updated 2023)

Unikey has a total of 34 patents globally, out of which 17 have been granted. Of these 34 patents, more than 47% patents are active. United States of America is where Unikey has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Canada. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Unikey.

Unikey was founded in the year 2010. The Company develops a mobile application and lock hardware electronics. The Company offers application base electronic key on a compatible smartphone to control access to the hotel locks using bluetooth technology.

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

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

The founder and CEO Phil Dumas has 1 patent.

How many patents does Unikey have?

Unikey has a total of 34 patents globally. These patents belong to 11 unique patent families. Out of 34 patents, 16 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Unikey File Every Year?

Unikey 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 GrantUnikey Applications FiledUnikey Patents Granted
20211
20201
20191
201832
201725
201645
2015153
20142
20135
20122

How many Unikey patents are Alive/Dead?

Unikey Patent Portfolio

 How Many Patents did Unikey File in Different Countries?

Unikey Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Unikey Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America27
Europe2
Canada1

 Where are Research Centres of Unikey Patents Located?

The Research Centre for all the AT&T Cybersecurity patents is the United States of America.

10 Best Unikey Patents

US20140292481A1 is the most popular patent in the Unikey portfolio. It has received 246 citations so far from companies like Motorola Mobility, Gate Labs and Google.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20140292481A1246
US20140077929A1219
US9057210B2145
WO2015023737A1107
WO2014107196A190
US9336637B282
US20150213658A172
WO2014062321A164
US9196104B257
US9218696B252

How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Unikey patents?

The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Unikey invention. They couldn’t because Unikey had protected those before them.

Examiners at the USPTO referred 17 Unikey patents in 192 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Unikey patent portfolio are Schlage Lock Company, August Home and Carrier Corporation.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Unikey –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Unikey PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Schlage Lock Company1318
August Home1120
Carrier Corporation510
Gate Labs55
Spectrum Brands414
Talkbox33
Legic Identsystems36
Assa Abloy24
Ford Global23
Smartlabs22

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Unikey Patents

 Top Unikey Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US9057210B230
US20140292481A124
US9196104B215
US9336637B210
US20140077929A110
US9501880B24
US9218696B24
US20160343185A12
US9852561B22
US20160086400A12
US9501883B21
US20160035165A11
US9697661B11
US9978195B21
US10319161B21

What Percentage of Unikey US Patent Applications were Granted?

Unikey (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 27 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 16 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 61.54%.

Below are the key stats of Unikey patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Unikey?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Add G 279751968.42%
Gard & Kaslow Llp575.00%
James Donegan30.00%

List of Unikey Patents

Unikey PatentsTitle
US9978195B2Wireless Access Control System Including Remote Access Wireless Device Generated Magnetic Field Based Unlocking And Related Methods
US9972151B2Wireless Access Control System Including Lock Assembly Generated Magnetic Field Based Unlocking And Related Methods
US9852561B2Wireless Access Control System For A Door Including Proximity Based Lock Disabling And Related Methods
US9721413B2Wireless Access Control System Operating In Automatic Calibration Mode And Including Door Position Based Lock Switching And Related Methods
US9697658B1Wireless Access Control System Including Closed Door Position And Interior Area Remote Access Wireless Communications Device Based Lock Switching And Related Methods
US9697661B1Wireless Access Control System Including Closed Door Position And Exterior Area Remote Access Wireless Communications Device Based Lock Switching And Related Methods
US9613478B2Wireless Access Control System For A Door Including Door Position Based Authentication And Related Methods
US9524601B1Wireless Access Control System Including Door Position Based Lock Switching And Related Methods
US9501883B2Wireless Access Control System Including Lock Assembly Generated Magnetic Field Based Unlocking And Related Methods
US9501880B2Wireless Access Control System Including Remote Access Wireless Device Generated Magnetic Field Based Unlocking And Related Methods
US9378598B2Wireless Access Control System And Related Methods
US9336637B2Wireless Access Control System And Related Methods
US9218696B2Wireless Access Control System And Related Methods
US9196104B2Wireless Access Control System And Related Methods
US10319161B2System And Method For Keyless Access Control System
CA3073869CSystem And Method For Keyless Access Control System
US9057210B2Wireless Access Control System And Related Methods
US20220135082A1System And Method For Wireless Interaction Between An Autonomous Vehicle And A Mobile Device
US20170204636A1Lock Assembly Including Threaded Drive Assembly And Related Methods
US20170103596A1Wireless Access Control System Including Lock Assembly Operating In Automatic Calibration Mode And Related Methods
US20160343185A1Wireless Access Control System For A Door Including First And Second Sensor Based Lock Switching And Related Methods
US20160343184A1Wireless Access Control System For A Door Including Remote Communication Based Authentication And Related Methods
US20160343183A1Wireless Access Control System For A Door Including Proximity Based Authentication And Related Methods
US20160086400A1Wireless Access Control System Including Distance Based Lock Assembly And Remote Access Device Enrollment And Related Methods
US20160035165A1Wireless Access Control System And Related Methods
US20150213658A1Wireless Access Control System And Related Methods
US20140292481A1Wireless Access Control System And Related Methods
US20140077929A1Wireless Access Control System And Related Methods
EP3659124A4System And Method For Keyless Access Control System
EP2941844A4Wireless Access Control System And Related Methods
WO2014107196A1Wireless Access Control System And Related Methods
WO2014062321A1Wireless Access Control System And Related Methods
WO2019023580A3System And Method For Keyless Access Control System
WO2015023737A1Wireless Access Control System And Related Methods

What are Unikey key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Unikey?

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

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

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