Company Profile: Qualcomm

Updated Time: 6 Sep 2018

Qualcomm has a total of 46,489 granted patents and 106,500 patent applications distributed into 28,730 patent families. Based on the countries of patent applications, the key markets for Qualcomm are USA, WIPO(PCT) and European Patent Office. The main technology areas are wireless communication networks, transmission of digital information and transmission.

110,675Total Patents

46,489 Grants

106,500 Applications

Qualcomm has a grant to application ratio of 0.437, which is approximately 1 patent granted for every 2.291 patent applications.

Qualcomm

Geographic Breakdown

By showing the geographic breakdown of the company‘s patent portfolio, it is possible to determine the territorial markets that the company is focusing on.

TOP 3 Countries

  • USA
    USA

    USA is the top country/region for patent coverage with a total of 23,270 patents.

  • WIPO(PCT)
    WIPO(PCT)

    WIPO(PCT) comes in 2nd with a total of 18,691patents.

  • USA
    European Patent Office

    European Patent Office rounds up the top 3 with a total of 13,632 patents.

Key Technologies

Through grouping the company's patents into their various technology areas, it is possible to identify the core competence of the company.

NEC Key Technologies

Valuable Patents

The ranking below shows some of the most valuable and core patents in this company's portfolio.

Rank Patent Title
1 EP1985068A1 COMMUNICATION METHODS AND APPARATUS USED IN THE ABSENCE OR PRESENCE OF BEACON SIGNALS
2 US6574211 Method and apparatus for high rate packet data transmission
3 US8577299 Wireless communication system with configurable cyclic prefix length
4 CA2603231C SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND APPARATUS FOR HIGHBAND TIME WARPING
5 KR100956524B1 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR ENCODING AND DECODING AN HIGHBAND PORTION OF A SPEECH SIGNAL