Viasat Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Viasat has a total of 3176 patents globally, out of which 1732 have been granted. Of these 3176 patents, more than 77% patents are active. The United States of America is where Viasat has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe (EPO) and Germany. Parallelly, The United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and also USA is the origin country of Viasat.

Viasat was founded in the year 1986. The Company operates as a communication company and offers broadband digital satellite communications and wireless networking services, as well as provides satellite communications products such as network control systems and information distribution systems, modems, terminals, and simulation test equipment. Viasat serves customers worldwide.

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

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Viasat have?

The Founder and CEO Mark D. Dankberg has 295 patents.

How many patents does Viasat have?

Viasat has a total of 3176 patents globally. These patents belong to 791 unique patent families. Out of 3176 patents, 2447 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Viasat File Every Year?

Viasat 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 GrantViasat Applications FiledViasat Patents Granted
2023369
202298208
2021211245
2020293197
2019329143
2018223102
201730955
201629991
201510482
20144784
201390129
20129997
20116663

How many Viasat patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Viasat Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Viasat File in Different Countries?

Viasat Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Viasat Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America1104
Europe322
Germany155
Australia137
China106
Canada102
Israel84
Brazil80
Japan67
Korea (South)66
Singapore59
India46
Spain43
Russia39
Mexico39
New Zealand38
Taiwan34
Italy25
Indonesia24
Austria24
Poland20
Norway18
South Africa17
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)16
Chile16
Africa16
Peru12
Colombia11
Denmark10
Malaysia10
Philippines10
Viet Nam10
Dominican Republic9
Costa Rica8
United Kingdom7
Egypt6
El Salvador6
Kenya5
Saudi Arabia5
Portugal2
Jordan1
Hungary1

Where are Research Centers of Viasat Patents Located?

Research Centers of Viasat Patents

10 Best Viasat Patents

US8587492B2 is the most popular patent in the Viasat portfolio. It has received 282 citations so far from companies like At&T, Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation and Headway Technologies, Inc.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US8587492B2282
US8160530B2277
US7782156B2223
US7625131B2220
US7812686B2192
US7855612B2190
US6963570B1130
US20050053026A1130
US8345650B2128
US6819658B1116

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 451 Viasat patents in 2115 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Viasat patent portfolio are Qualcomm, Samsung and IBM.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Viasat –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Viasat PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Qualcomm3276
Samsung2750
IBM2027
Ericsson1733
Thales Group1628
Hughes Network Systems Llc1631
Fujitsu1631
Huawei1429
Microsoft1328
Boeing1324

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Viasat Patents

Top Viasat Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US7995515B217
US8489673B216
US8549099B210
US8385391B210
US8984048B110
US8576858B29
US7869759B29
US10511379B29
US6907093B29
US8130693B29
US8160530B29
US8364186B28
US8411572B28
US20100146415A18
US9123988B28

What Percentage of Viasat US Patent Applications were Granted?

Viasat (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 1119 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 916 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 91.9%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Viasat?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton35080.59%
Holland & Hart29799.20%
Viasat Inc15294.37%
Snell & Wilmer13395.93%
Holzer Patel Drennan43100.00%
Chang & Hale Llp41100.00%
Murphy Bilak & Homiller23100.00%
F Chau & Associates Llc12100.00%
Sughrue Mion Pllc1890.91%
Jw Law Group Pc6100.00%

What are Viasat key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Viasat?

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

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

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