Vuzix Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Vuzix has a total of 197 patents globally, out of which 97 have been granted. Of these 197 patents, more than 69% patents are active. United States of America is where Vuzix has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Japan and it also seems reasonable as the biggest market for Vuzix is USA. Parallelly, USA and seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Vuzix.

Vuzix was founded in 1997 by Paul Travers. Vuzix is a leading supplier of Smart-Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technologies and products for defense, industrial and enterprise markets. The Company’s products include personal display and wearable computing devices that offer users a portable high-quality viewing experience. As of December 2021, Vuzix has a market cap of $589.23 Million.

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

How many patents does Vuzix have?

Vuzix has a total of 197 patents globally. These patents belong to 91 unique patent families. Out of 197 patents, 136 patents are active.

How many Vuzix patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Vuzix Patents Portfolio

Patent Families

Vuzix Patents

How Many Patents did Vuzix File Every Year?

Vuzix 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 GrantVuzix Applications FiledVuzix Patents Granted

How Many Patents did Vuzix File in Different Countries?

Vuzix Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Vuzix Filed Patents

United States Of America63
United Kingdom9

Where are Research Centers of Vuzix Patents Located?

Research Centers of Vuzix Patents

10 Best Vuzix Patents

US6559813B1 is the most popular patent in the Vuzix portfolio. It has received 378 citations so far from companies like Smart Technologies, LG and Nintendo.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count

What Percentage of Vuzix US Patent Applications were Granted?

Vuzix (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 49 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 35 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 89.74%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Vuzix?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Ip Practice Group4287.50%
Dorsey & Whitney Llp Seattle1100.00%
Seed And Berry1100.00%

Vuzix is an optical technology company with specialty manufacturing skills. Our products are industry leading and represent nearly 25 years of experience and innovation.

Optical components, waveguides, smart glasses, and AR solutions are among the products that the company designs, manufactures, markets, and sells. Vuzix’s products are extremely configurable, and we offer custom configurations and manufacturing services to our OEM partners.

Vuzix began as a research and development company for next-generation military display systems, and it has since evolved into a major provider of rugged smart glasses and augmented reality technology for a variety of industries. It introduces the world to the next generation of waveguide optics.

Waveguides, vuzix optics, and smart glasses are some the technologies in Vuzix is doing R&D heavily.

Vuzix is an optical technology firm that specialises in augmented reality (AR) products. When used to smart glasses, traditional reflective/refractive optics result in bulky, obstructed, and heavy to wear devices. To ensure the industry’s future, a new lightweight and see-through optic solution was required. Vuzix has invested substantially in future generation optics and is happy to be recognised as one of the world leaders in waveguide optical technology, with over 200 optical system patents.


What are Vuzix’s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Vuzix?

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

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


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