Zebra Technologies Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Zebra Technologies has a total of 6085 patents globally, out of which 4207 have been granted. Of these 6085 patents, more than 70% patents are active. United States of America is where Zebra Technologies has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Germany. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and also is the origin country of Zebra Technologies.

Zebra Technologies was founded in 1969          . Zebra Technologies designs and manufactures enterprise mobile computers, advanced data capture devices, such as laser, 2D and RFID scanners and readers, and specialty printers for barcode labeling and personal identification. The Company also produces WLAN products, real-time location systems, related supplies, and application software. As of May 2022, Zebra Technologies has a market cap of $17.80 Billion.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Zebra Technologies have?

The CEO Anders Gustafsson have 689 patents.

How many patents does Zebra Technologies have?

Zebra Technologies has a total of 6085 patents globally. These patents belong to 2701 unique patent families. Out of 6085 patents, 4313 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Zebra Technologies File Every Year?

Zebra Technologies 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 GrantZebra Technologies Applications FiledZebra Technologies Patents Granted
2011299185
2012243189
2013248225
2014236236
2015280220
2016291245
2017300293
2018338267
2019413281
2020417321
2021208342
202217150

How many Zebra Technologies patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Zebra Technologies Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Zebra Technologies File in Different Countries?

Zebra Technologies Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Zebra Technologies Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America3013
Europe508
Germany432
United Kingdom360
Canada264
Australia212
China212
Korea (South)127
Japan82
Mexico59
France47
Belgium46
India38
Austria31
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)28
Poland27
Taiwan18
Spain15
Italy14
Denmark13
Brazil12
Malaysia10
Israel9
Netherlands7
South Africa6
Russia5
Singapore4
New Zealand3
Peru3
Indonesia3
Chile3
Portugal2
Serbia1
Viet Nam1
Turkey1
Sweden1

Where are Research Centers of Zebra Technologies Patents Located?

Research Centers of Zebra Technologies Patents

10 Best Zebra Technologies Patents

US6837436B2 is the most popular patent in the Zebra Technologies portfolio. It has received 758 citations so far from companies like Microsoft, IBM and Google.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Zebra Technologies:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6837436B2758
US7987405B2704
US7195157B2521
US6535493B1517
US6405049B2479
US6409401B1477
US6336587B1472
US7039027B2463
US7010501B1438
US7063263B2397

Which Companies are using Zebra Technologies 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 Zebra Technologies patent portfolio are Hand Held Products Inc, Samsung and Chase Bank.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Hand Held Products Inc75
Samsung Electronics74
Chase Bank74
Qualcomm68
Apple64
Ibm63
Microsoft53
Intel46
Toshiba43
Google42

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Zebra Technologies Patents

Top Zebra Technologies Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US7917888B241
US20130215467A141
US6837436B240
US7063263B234
US6747692B230
US20090237374A127
US7039027B220
US7195157B220
US8988191B218
US7576657B217
US7030761B217
US6544925B117
US8654741B216
US7209042B216
US8908043B215

What Percentage of Zebra Technologies US Patent Applications were Granted?

Zebra Technologies (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 1047 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 813 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 96.6%.

Below are the key stats of Zebra Technologies patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Zebra Technologies?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Zebra Technologies Corporation80196.04%
K&L Gates Llp52100.00%
Alston & Bird Llp16100.00%
Add G 2797512100.00%
Norton Rose Fulbright Us Llp12100.00%
Kenneth J Lukacher11100.00%
Lawrence Harbin10100.00%
Husch Blackwell Llp980.00%
Raiford A Blackstone Jr8100.00%
Christopher F Regan7100.00%

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What are Zebra Technologies key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Zebra Technologies?

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

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

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