What Did The Patent Landscape of Meta Look Like?
Meta, formerly Facebook, Inc., is a social media and technology company established in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz, and Eduardo Saverin. Initially, the company was created as a platform for Harvard students to connect with one another, but it quickly expanded to other universities and eventually to the general public. Over the years, Facebook has become one of the most widely used social media platforms in the world, with billions of users across the globe.
Meta has a total of 8494 patents globally. Out of 8494 patents, 5583 patents are active.
Have a look at some of the most well-known patents held by Meta that we have covered in this article. You can also get information on Meta’s patents, the global patent filing activity country-wise, its historical patent filing trends, and many more statistics regarding Meta’s patent portfolio.
Patent-Application Success Trend Year Wise in Meta
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 Meta
Simple Legal Status
Count of Publications
Technology Domain-wise Patent Trend in Meta
The chart above distributes patents filed till 2021 in Meta 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 Meta?
IPC Classification Wise Patent Trend In Meta
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)
TRANSMISSION OF DIGITAL INFORMATION, e.g. TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATION (H04L)
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)
OPTICAL ELEMENTS, SYSTEMS, OR APPARATUS (G02B)
IMAGE DATA PROCESSING OR GENERATION, IN GENERAL (G06T)
PICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION (H04N)
COMPUTER SYSTEMS BASED ON SPECIFIC COMPUTATIONAL MODELS (G06N)
WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS (H04W)
RECOGNITION OF DATA; PRESENTATION OF DATA; RECORD CARRIERS; HANDLING RECORD CARRIERS (G06K)
SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES; ELECTRIC SOLID STATE DEVICES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR (H01L)
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