Wal-Mart Stores, Inc Patent Portfolio Statistics

Wal-Mart Stores, 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 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. look like?

Total Applications: 2,423
Granted Patents: 1,383
Grant Index 61.99 %
Abandoned/Rejected Applications: 848 (38.01%)
In-Process Applications: 191
Average Grant Time: 2.77 Years
Average Office Actions: 1.85

Which Technology Area Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. is filing most patents in? (Last 10 years)

Art Unit Definition Total Applications
3625 Electronic Commerce 203
3687 Business Methods 173
3627 Business Methods – Incentive Programs, Coupons; Operations Research; Electronic Shopping; Health Care; Point of Sale, Inventory, Accounting; Cost/Price, Reservations, Shipping and Transportation; Business Processing 129
3684 Business Methods – Incentive Programs, Coupons; Electronic Shopping; Business Cryptography, Voting; Health Care; Point of Sale, Inventory, Accounting; Business Processing, Electronic Negotiation 86
3628 Electronic Commerce 85

How many patents are Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. filing every year?

Year Total Applications
2022 0*
2021 34*
2020 36
2019 124
2018 497

*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 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. in USPTO?

Publication number:
Application number: 17/309,814

Abstract:
None

Publication date:
Applicant: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Inventors: Antillon Gabriel


Publication number: 2020150368
Application number: PCT/US20/13704

Abstract:
None

Publication date: 2020-07-23
Applicant: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Inventors: Antillon Gabriel


Publication number: 2020132503
Application number: PCT/US19/67952

Abstract:
None

Publication date: 2020-06-25
Applicant: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Inventors: Antillon Gabriel


How are Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.’s applications performing in USPTO?

Application Number Title Status Art Unit Examiner
17/309,814 Magnetic Shelving Fence Docketed New Case – Ready for Examination OPAP Central, Docket
PCT/US20/13704 Pallet Rack And Modular Counter Shelving Tractor PCT – International Search Report Mailed to IB OPIM Young, Lee W
PCT/US19/67952 Magnetic Shelving Fence PCT – International Search Report Mailed to IB 1700 Copenheaver, Blaine R
15/992,132 Systems, Method, And Non-Transitory Computer-Readable Storage Media For Displaying Software Components Patented Case 2192 Kendall, Chuck O
15/950,062 Add Items From Previous Orders Patented Case 3625 Rosen, Nicholas D