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.
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.
USA is the top country/region for patent coverage with a total of 23,270 patents.
WIPO(PCT) comes in 2nd with a total of 18,691patents.
European Patent Office rounds up the top 3 with a total of 13,632 patents.
Through grouping the company's patents into their various technology areas, it is possible to identify the core competence of the company.
The ranking below shows some of the most valuable and core patents in this company's portfolio.
|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|