Sonos, Inc Patent Portfolio Statistics

Sonos, Inc.

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This article summarizes the perfomance of the assignee in the recent years. The overall statistics for this portfolio help to analyze the areas where the assignee is performing well. The filing trend, perfomance across the tech centers and the perfomance of the recent applications has been mentioned below. All the stats are calculated based on the perfomance in USPTO.

How does the overall patent portfolio of Sonos, Inc. look like?

Assignee Art Units
Total Applications: 1,286 1,174,062
Granted Patents: 1,051 629,728
Grant Index 97.77% 76.76%
Abandoned/Rejected Applications: 24 (2.23%) 190,631 (23.24%)
In-Process Applications: 204 353,703
Average Grant Time: 2.17 Years 3.04 Years
Average Office Actions: 1.47 1.87

Which Technology Area Sonos, Inc. is filing most patents in? (Last 10 years)

Art Unit Definition Total Applications
2654 Videophones & Telephonic Communications 161
2656 Videophones and Telephonic Communications; Audio Signals; Digital Audio Data Processing; Linguistics, Speech Processing and Audio Compression 145
2655 Videophones & Telephonic Communications 107
2653 Videophones & Telephonic Communications 79
Opap Parked GAU 73

How many patents are Sonos, Inc. filing every year?

Year Total Applications Predicted
2022 0* 416
2021 92* 438
2020 175 392
2019 180 180
2018 189
2017 86
2016 176
2015 130
2014 101
2013 68

*The drop in the number of applications filed in last two years compared to previous years is because applications can take up to 18 months to get published

Recently filed patent applications of Sonos, Inc. in USPTO?

Publication number: US20220095069A1
Application number: 17/457,610

Systems and methods for detecting and configuring passive speakers within a playback system using a graphical user interface are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of for detecting and configuration passive speakers in a playback system using a mobile device includes deriving speaker identification data concerning one or more passive speakers connected to an audio device in a playback system based upon at least an electrical signal sent to and returned from the one or more passive speakers, where the electrical signal is sent by the audio device including an audio stage comprising one or more amplifiers, and where the speaker identification data comprises information identifying a type of speaker, and displaying a graphical user interface screen on a mobile device based upon the identified type of speaker, where the displayed information and selectable options are dependent upon the identified type of speaker.

Publication date: 2022-03-24
Applicant: Sonos, Inc.
Inventors: Jennifer Mcdevitt

Publication number: None
Application number: 17/616,400


Publication date:
Applicant: Sonos, Inc.
Inventors: Edwin Fitzpatrick Joseph

Publication number: US20220083592A1
Application number: 17/536,922

Embodiments are provided for updating a playlist that has been added to a playback queue in response to changes to the playback queue. The playback queue may be associated with a zone of a network media system such that items in the playback queue are to be rendered by the zone. The playlist may include one or more items playable by the zone, and may be stored separately from where the playback queue is maintained. Embodiments are also provided for updating a playback queue in response to modifications to a playlist included in the playback queue.

Publication date: 2022-03-17
Applicant: Sonos, Inc.
Inventors: Abhishek Kumar

How are Sonos, Inc.’s applications performing in USPTO?

Application Number Title Status Art Unit Examiner
17/457,610 Systems And Methods For Authenticating And Calibrating Passive Speakers With A Graphical User Interface Docketed New Case – Ready for Examination OPAP Central, Docket
17/616,400 Automatically Allocating Audio Portions To Playback Devices Docketed New Case – Ready for Examination OPAP Central, Docket
17/536,922 Playback Queue Collaboration And Notification Docketed New Case – Ready for Examination OPAP Central, Docket
17/455,830 Systems And Methods Of Spatial Audio Playback With Enhanced Immersiveness Docketed New Case – Ready for Examination OPAP Central, Docket
17/527,887 Access Control Techniques For Media Playback Systems Docketed New Case – Ready for Examination OPAP Central, Docket