Zipline has a total of 51 patents globally, out of which 21 have been granted. Of these 51 patents, more than 84% patents are active. The United States of America is where Zipline has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Japan. Parallelly, The United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and also the USA is the origin country of Zipline.
Zipline was founded in the year 2014. The Company designs, manufactures, and operates automated delivery system and offers instant logistics commercial deliveries for common people, governments, global brands, and health care systems, as well as provides supply chain management services.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Zipline which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Zipline patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Zipline patent portfolio.
How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Zipline have?
The Founder Keenan Wyrobek has 75 and Will Hetzler has 0 patents and the CEO Keller Rinaudo Cliffton has 0 patents.
How many patents does Zipline have?
Zipline has a total of 51 patents globally. These patents belong to 14 unique patent families. Out of 51 patents, 43 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Zipline File Every Year?
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 Grant||Zipline Applications Filed||Zipline Patents Granted|
How many Zipline patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Zipline File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Zipline Filed Patents
|United States Of America||24|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||1|
Where are Research Centers of Zipline Patents Located?
The research center of all the Zipline patents is the United States of America.
10 Best Zipline Patents
US9488979B1 is the most popular patent in the Zipline portfolio. It has received 71 citations so far from companies like Metal Raptor, Llc, Zoox, IBM, and Wing Aviation Llc.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Zipline:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Zipline patents?
The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Zipline’s invention. They couldn’t because Zipline had protected those before them.
Examiners at the USPTO referred 9 Zipline patents in 48 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).
The top citing companies in the Zipline patent portfolio are Etak Systems Llc, Honeywell, and At&T.
List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Zipline –
|Company||Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Zipline Patents||Number of Rejections (102 & 103)|
|Etak Systems Llc||5||6|
|Sz Dji Technology Co Ltd||1||2|
|Agc Safety Fly Dac||1||2|
|Autel Robotics Co Ltd||1||1|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Zipline Patents
Top Zipline Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Zipline US Patent Applications were Granted?
Zipline (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 19 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 14 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 100.0%.
Below are the key stats of Zipline patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Zipline?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Dorsey & Whitney Llp||19||100.00%|