What Did The Patent Landscape of Disney Look Like?
The Walt Disney Company is a diversified global entertainment company that produces films, television programs, and theme park attractions. It was founded on October 16, 1923, by Walt Disney and Roy O. Disney and is headquartered in Burbank, California.
As of April 2023, Disney’s market capitalization was approximately $370 billion, making it one of the largest media and entertainment companies in the world.
Disney has a total of 2503 patents families globally. Out of 2503 patents, 1741 patents families are active.
Have a look at some of the most well-known patents held by Disney that we have covered in this article. You can also get information on Disney patents, the global patent filing activity country wise, its historical patent filing trends, and many more statistics regarding Disney patent portfolio.
Patent-Application Success Trend Year Wise in Disney
This chart shows the number of applications filed and the number of grants from these applications. Grant rate is a good indicator to identify successful applications and the graph helps to understand the progress in the technology area.
Detailed Patent Portfolio Of Disney
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Count of Publications
Technology Domain-wise Patent Trend in Disney
The chart above distributes patents filed till 2021 in Disney on the basis of the technology protected in patents. This helps to understand the most frequently used concepts and the key focus areas in the technology space.
Top Publications In The Domain With Their Forward Citation Frequency
The table below depicts the patents with most number of forward citations. These patents are likely to be the source of advancement in the domain and can be considered as valuable and core inventions.
Year Wise Break Down
Count of Citing Patents
Who Were The Leading Patent Filers Countries Till 2021 In Disney?
IPC Classification Wise Patent Trend In Disney
The table below represents the top 10 market domains according to their IPC classification where inventors believed it was critical to safeguard certain technical inventions.
Number of Applications
Number of Granted
ELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING (G06F)
IMAGE DATA PROCESSING OR GENERATION, IN GENERAL (G06T)
PICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION (H04N)
CARD, BOARD, OR ROULETTE GAMES; INDOOR GAMES USING SMALL MOVING PLAYING BODIES; VIDEO GAMES; GAMES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR (A63F)
TRANSMISSION OF DIGITAL INFORMATION, e.g. TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATION (H04L)
RECOGNITION OF DATA; PRESENTATION OF DATA; RECORD CARRIERS; HANDLING RECORD CARRIERS (G06K)
DATA PROCESSING SYSTEMS OR METHODS, SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL, MANAGERIAL, SUPERVISORY OR FORECASTING PURPOSES; SYSTEMS OR METHODS SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL, MANAGERIAL, SUPERVISORY OR FORECASTING PURPOSES, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR (G06Q)
MERRY-GO-ROUNDS; SWINGS; ROCKING-HORSES; CHUTES; SWITCHBACKS; SIMILAR DEVICES FOR PUBLIC AMUSEMENT (A63G)
OPTICAL ELEMENTS, SYSTEMS, OR APPARATUS (G02B)
APPARATUS OR ARRANGEMENTS FOR TAKING PHOTOGRAPHS OR FOR PROJECTING OR VIEWING THEM; APPARATUS OR ARRANGEMENTS EMPLOYING ANALOGOUS TECHNIQUES USING WAVES OTHER THAN OPTICAL WAVES; ACCESSORIES THEREFOR (G03B)
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