Universal Entertainment Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Universal Entertainment has a total of 27033 patents globally, out of which 8918 have been granted. Of these 27033 patents, more than 31% patents are active. Japan is where Universal Entertainment has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by the USA and Australia. Parallelly, Japan seems to be the main focused R&D center and also is the origin country of Universal Entertainment.

Universal Entertainment was founded in 1969. Universal Entertainment develops, manufactures, and sells pachinko, pachinko slot machines, amusement equipments & casino equipments designed for overseas use. As of October 2022, Universal Entertainment has a market cap of $1.03 Billion.

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

How many patents does Universal Entertainment have?

Universal Entertainment has a total of 27033 patents globally. These patents belong to 20391 unique patent families. Out of 27033 patents, 8559 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Universal Entertainment File Every Yea

Universal Entertainment Patents 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 GrantUniversal Entertainment Applications FiledUniversal Entertainment Patents Granted
2011225360
2012507450
2013762508
2014752540
2015992500
20161192655
20171422684
2018988613
20191284683
2020113936
2021638241
2022114679

How many Universal Entertainment patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Universal Entertainment Patents portfolio

How Many Patents did Universal Entertainment File in Different Countries?

Universal Entertainment Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Universal Entertainment Filed Patents

CountryPatents
Japan20745
United States Of America1811
Australia1047
Macao665
South Africa662
China545
Europe446
Philippines171
Eurasia145
Korea (South)142
Germany114
Austria92
Singapore66
Malaysia61
Taiwan60
Spain32
Argentina15
Colombia11
Peru11
Portugal11
Brazil7
Viet Nam6
Brunei6
Russia5
Slovenia5
France4
Chile3
Uruguay3
United Kingdom3
Canada2
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)1
Bolivia1

Where are Research Centers of Universal Entertainment Patents Located?

Research Centers of Universal Entertainment Patents

10 Best Universal Entertainment Patents

US20090247272A1 is the most popular patent in the Universal Entertainment portfolio. It has received 395 citations so far from companies like Gamblit Gaming Llc, Konami Gaming, Inc and Ainsworth Game Technology Limited.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Universal Entertainment:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20090247272A1395
US8167699B2321
US6857958B2298
US20040214637A1210
US6695697B1205
US20030069073A1186
US6790142B2175
US6937298B2167
US20040150162A1164
US20040116178A1161

Which Companies are using Universal Entertainment 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 Universal Entertainment patent portfolio are Sg Gaming Inc, IGT, and UBS.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Sg Gaming Inc61
IGT57
Ubs Ag35
Konami Gaming Inc25
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited14
Jefferies Finance Llc13
Angel Playing Cards Co Ltd12
Konami Digital Entertainment12
IBM9
Novomatic8

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Universal Entertainment Patents

Top Universal Entertainment Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US7676369B210
US7868242B29
US9378605B28
US20070281775A17
US6857958B27
US20060025222A17
US9105141B26
US20100147351A16
US20060183544A16
US20070016936A16
US20070092118A16
US20060003843A15
US20050089172A15
US7086946B25
US20040214637A15

What Percentage of Universal Entertainment US Patent Applications were Granted?

Universal Entertainment (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 930 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 733 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 82.4%.

Below are the key stats of Universal Entertainment patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Universal Entertainment?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Lex Ip Meister Pllc31775.08%
United Ip Counselors Llc Uec17782.74%
Simpson & Simpson Pllc6880.00%
Oblon Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt Llp6785.07%
Polsinelli Pc Watchstone Llp4488.64%
Locke Lord Llp4082.50%
Leydig Voit & Mayer Ltd3193.55%
Arentfox Schiff Llp3096.67%
Fishman Stewart Pllc2996.55%
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton Llp2882.14%

What are Universal Entertainment‘s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Universal Entertainment?

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

R&D Focus: How has Universal Entertainment’s search focus changed over the years?

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Updated on October 29, 2022

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