What Did The Patent Landscape of Nike Inc Look Like?
Nike Inc. is a multinational corporation that designs, develops, and markets athletic footwear, apparel, and accessories. The company was established on January 25, 1964, as Blue Ribbon Sports by Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight. In 1971, the company adopted the name Nike, Inc. and has since grown into one of the world’s largest suppliers of athletic shoes and apparel.
Nike Inc has a total of 11230 patents globally. Out of 11230 patents, 6579 patents are active.
Have a look at some of the most well-known patents held by Nike Inc that we have covered in this article. You can also get information on Nike Inc’s patents, the global patent filing activity country-wise, its historical patent filing trends, and many more statistics regarding Nike Inc’s patent portfolio.
Patent-Application Success Trend Year Wise in Nike
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 Nike
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Technology Domain-wise Patent Trend in Nike
The chart above distributes patents filed till 2021 in Nike 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 Nike?
IPC Classification Wise Patent Trend In Nike
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
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CHARACTERISTIC FEATURES OF FOOTWEAR; PARTS OF FOOTWEAR (A43B)
APPARATUS FOR PHYSICAL TRAINING, GYMNASTICS, SWIMMING, CLIMBING, OR FENCING; BALL GAMES; TRAINING EQUIPMENT (A63B)
FASTENINGS OR ATTACHMENTS FOR FOOTWEAR; LACES IN GENERAL (A43C)
OUTERWEAR; PROTECTIVE GARMENTS; ACCESSORIES (A41D)
PRODUCING PARTICULAR ARTICLES FROM PLASTICS OR FROM SUBSTANCES IN A PLASTIC STATE (B29D)
MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, OR METHODS FOR MANUFACTURING OR REPAIRING FOOTWEAR (A43D)
SHAPING OR JOINING OF PLASTICS; SHAPING OF MATERIAL IN A PLASTIC STATE, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR; AFTER-TREATMENT OF THE SHAPED PRODUCTS, e.g. REPAIRING (B29C)
LAYERED PRODUCTS, i.e. PRODUCTS BUILT-UP OF STRATA OF FLAT OR NON-FLAT, e.g. CELLULAR OR HONEYCOMB, FORM (B32B)
ELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING (G06F)
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