Wowow Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Wowow has a total of 26 patents globally, out of which 16 have been granted. Of these 26 patents, more than 23% patents are active. The Japan is where Wowow has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by United States of America and Europe. Parallelly, The Japan seems to be the main focused R&D center and also is the origin country of Wowow.

Wowow was founded in 1984. The Company provides broadcasting services via satellite. The Company provides BS digital broadcasting services as well as media advertising services. Company delivers TV programs such as movies, sports events, live concerts and dramas to its subscribers.

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

How many patents does Wowow have?

Wowow has a total of 26 patents globally. These patents belong to 21 unique patent families. Out of 26 patents, 6 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Wowow File Every Year?

Wowow 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 GrantWowow Applications FiledWowow Patents Granted

How many Wowow patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Wowow Patent Portfolio

 How Many Patents did Wowow File in Different Countries?

Wowow Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Wowow Filed Patents

United States Of America5

Where are Research Centers of Wowow Patents Located?

The Research Centre for all the Wowow patents is the Japan.

What Percentage of Wowow US Patent Applications were Granted?

Wowow (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 5 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 4 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 80.0%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Wowow?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Nixon & Vanderhye Pc580.00%

List of Wowow Patents

Wowow PatentsTitle
JP6607890B2Information Processing System, Information Processing Method, And Program For Service Response Support
JP5401216B2Broadcasting System And Broadcasting Control Method
JP5342478B2Promotion And Viewing Reservation Method For Programs Scheduled To Be Broadcast Between Pay Digital Television Broadcasting Stations And Viewers
JP1384963STelevision Receiver
JP1384964STelevision Receiver
JP1384965STelevision Receiver
US9367934B2Image Processing Method, Image Processing Apparatus, And Image Processing Program
US9294750B2Video Conversion Device, Photography System Of Video System Employing Same, Video Conversion Method, And Recording Medium Of Video Conversion Program
US9123124B2Image Processing Apparatus, Image Processing Method, And Program
US8861878B2Image Processing Method And Device For Performing Grayscale Conversion, And Image Processing Program
US20160286090A1Image Processing Method, Image Processing Apparatus, And Image Processing Program
EP2699002A4Video Conversion Device, Photography System Of Video System Employing Same, Video Conversion Method, And Video Conversion Program
EP2551818A4Image Processing Method And Device, And Image Processing Program
JP6093679B2Video Conversion System, Shooting System And Lookup Table Generation Server
JP6055964B2Video Production System And Video Production Method
JP5833049B2Image Processing Method, Image Processing Device And Image Processing Program
JP5815386B2Image Processing Device, Image Processing Method And Program
JP4242054B2Radio Program Automatic Generation And Its Broadcasting Method
JP3952435B2Private Program Guide Creation System
JP2018207153AInformation Processing Unit, Information Processing Method, And Program
JP2017062717AInformation Processing System, Information Processing Method, And Program About Service Response Support
JP2015070602AVideo Conversion Device And Video Conversion System
JP2011188456AMethod For Contracting Viewing Of Pay Digital Broadcast By Television Remote Controller
JP2003309840ADesired Program Navigation System
JP2003141347ATelevision Broadcasting Video Image Commercialization Method
JP2003143092AAdvertising Method In Digital Broadcasting For Individually Outputting Advertisement According To Attribute Of Viewer

What are Wowow key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Wowow?

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

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


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