Wind River Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Wind River has a total of 230 patents globally, out of which 125 have been granted. Of these 230 patents, more than 31% patents are active. The United States of America is where Wind River has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Australia and Europe. Parallelly, The United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and also USA is the origin country of Wind River.

Wind River was founded in 1981. The Company designs and develops software. The Company offers products and services such as embedded systems, development tools, virtualization, network infrastructure and simulation.

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

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Wind River have?

The Founder Jerry Fiddler have 0 patent and CEO Bryan LeBlanc have 0 patent.

How many patents does Wind River have?

Wind River has a total of 230 patents globally. These patents belong to 198 unique patent families. Out of 230 patents, 72 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Wind River File Every Year?

Wind River 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 GrantWind River Applications FiledWind River Patents Granted
20231
20224
202164
202043
201915
201838
201735
201643
201584
201453
2013510
201295

How many Wind River patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Wind River Patent Portfolio

 How Many Patents did Wind River File in Different Countries?

Wind River Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Wind River Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America207
Australia4
Europe4
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)2
Canada2
India2
Germany1

Where are Research Centers of Wind River Patents Located?

R&D Centers of Wind River

 10 Best Wind River Patents

US20030005350A1 is the most popular patent in the Wind River portfolio. It has received 242 citations so far from companies like Samsung, Hitachi and IBM.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Wind River:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20030005350A1242
US6944829B2140
US6874074B196
US6542167B187
US20040015890A184
US7277387B279
US20030163773A179
US6735666B172
US7137105B271
US20040160464A165

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 106 Wind River patents in 605 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Wind River patent portfolio are IBM, Dell and Microsoft.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Wind River –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Wind River PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
IBM3366
Dell2946
Microsoft2462
Hitachi68
Samsung616
Apple611
Intel613
Amazon56
Texas Instruments55
Oracle522

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Wind River Patents

Top Wind River Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US6941437B210
US7313797B29
US6874074B19
US6904483B28
US6944829B28
US20030005350A17
US8028271B27
US20050015767A16
US7137105B26
US20040153878A16
US7207031B25
US7554981B25
US20080127119A15
US20110276978A15
US7210120B24

What are Wind River key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Wind River?

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

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

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