Zozo has a total of 325 patents globally, out of which 207 have been granted. Of these 325 patents, more than 66% patents are active. Japan is where Zozo has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by China and the United States of America. Parallelly, Japan seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Zozo.
Zozo was founded in the year 1998 by Maezawa Yusaku. The company operates fashion online shopping sites. The Company sells apparels, garment accessories, bags, tablewares, magazines and other products. Also company provides communication services relating to apparel such as blogs by fashion moguls and internet chat room for users. As of January 2023, the market cap of Zozo is $ 7.79 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Zozo which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Zozo patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Zozo patent portfolio.
How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Zozo have?
The founder Maezawa Yusaku has 0 patent and CEO Kotaro Sawada has 0 patent.
How many patents does Zozo have?
Zozo has a total of 325 patents globally. These patents belong to 177 unique patent families. Out of 325 patents, 216 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Zozo 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||Zozo Applications Filed||Zozo Patents Granted|
How many Zozo patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Zozo File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Zozo Filed Patents
|United States Of America||14|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||8|
|United Arab Emirates||2|
Where are the Research Centres of Zozo Patents Located?
10 Best Zozo Patents
US20080246757A1 is the most popular patent in the Zozo portfolio. It has received 173 citations so far from companies like Samsung, Sony, and LG.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Zozo:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Zozo patents?
The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Zozo invention. They couldn’t because Zozo had protected those before them.
Examiners at the USPTO referred 5 Zozo patents in 75 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).
The top citing companies in the Zozo patent portfolio are Sony, Autodesk, and Panasonic.
List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Zozo –
|Company||Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Zozo Patents||Number of Rejections (102 & 103)|
|Chiun Mai Communication Systems||1||4|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Zozo Patents
Top Zozo Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|