WiTricity Patents – Key Insights and Stats

WiTricity has a total of 1078 patents globally, out of which 709 have been granted. Of these 1078 patents, more than 74% patents are active. The United States of America is where WiTricity has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by China and Europe. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of WiTricity.

WiTricity was founded in 2007 by Marin Soljacic. WiTricity Corporation provides wireless power transfer technology. The Company develops wireless electric power components for original equipment manufacturers. WiTricity is located in Massachusetts.

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

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

The Founder Marin Soljacic has 418 patents and CEO Alex Gruzen have 0 patents.

How many patents does WiTricity have?

WiTricity has a total of 1078 patents globally. These patents belong to 291 unique patent families. Out of 1078 patents, 808 patents are active.

How Many Patents did WiTricity File Every Year?

WiTricity 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 GrantWiTricity Applications FiledWiTricity Patents Granted
2011932
2012744
201312923
201411727
201517326
201610966
201713899
201847104
201958151
202029113
20212962
2022232

How many WiTricity patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

WiTricity Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did WiTricity File in Different Countries?

WiTricity Worldwide Patents

Countries in which WiTricity Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America496
China165
Europe130
Japan57
Germany50
Korea38
Taiwan21
Australia14
Canada14
Hong Kong10
India6
United Kingdom2
Israel1
Spain1

Where are Research Centers of WiTricity Patents Located?

Research Centers of WiTricity Patents

10 Best WiTricity Patents

US20100277121A1 is the most popular patent in the WiTricity portfolio. It has received 876 citations so far from companies like Sony Corporation, Qualcomm, Mojo Mobility.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20100277121A1876
US8115448B2562
US8035255B2492
US20100259110A1486
US20120091820A1451
US20120086284A1450
US20110074346A1448
US20120248886A1433
US20130038402A1428
US20100038970A1410

Which Companies are using WiTricity 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 WiTricity patent portfolio are Samsung Electronics, Apple and Qualcomm.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Samsung Electronics63
Apple41
Qualcomm37
Toyota37
Sony Corporation35
Nucurrent Inc27
Ford Global Technologies Llc25
Lg Innotek23
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co Ltd18
IHI Corporation16

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on WiTricity Patents

Top WiTricity Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8115448B244
US20100277121A143
US8035255B237
US9561730B231
US9126490B229
US10343535B226
US8482158B226
US8884581B222
US8466654B221
US10090885B221
US20110074346A120
US9384885B220
US8805530B220
US9726518B219
US9379780B217

What Percentage of WiTricity US Patent Applications were Granted?

WiTricity (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 583 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 436 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 80.29%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for WiTricity?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Fish & Richardson16477.56%
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear13296.88%
Fish & Richardson11760.00%
Colby Nipper Witricity4891.89%
Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner1994.74%
The Law Office Of Richard F Jaworski1877.78%
Hunter Clark Pllc1580.00%
Goodwin Procter Llp1475.00%
Edell Shapiro & Finnan Llc1381.82%
Witricity Corporation988.89%

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What are WiTricity key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by WiTricity?

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

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

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Updated on August 29, 2022

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