Key features of this report:
The report provides essential patent data for fingerprint sensors of the capacitive type including:
- Time evolution of patent publications and countries of patent filings.
- Current legal status of patents.
-Ranking of main patent applicants.
- Joint developments and IP collaboration network of main patent applicants.
- Key patents.
- Granted patents near expiration.
- Relative strength of main companies IP portfolio.
- Overview of patent litigations
- Capacitive fingerprint sensor IP profiles of 15+ major companies with key patents, partnerships, and IP strength and strategy.
- The report also provides an extensive Excel database with all patents analyzed in the study.
Objectives of this report:
- Understand the IP landscape for capacitive fingerprint sensors.
- Identify key patents.
- Understand trends in capacitive fingerprint sensors IP.
- Identify the major players in capacitive fingerprint sensors IP and the relative strength of their patent portfolio.
- Identify new players in capacitive fingerprint sensors IP.
- Identify IP collaboration networks between key players.
- Identify main patent litigations.
Scope of the Report
Key Features of the Report
Objectives of the Report
Terminology for Patent Analysis
Patent Search Strategy
Assignees Mentioned in this Report
Capacitive Fingerprint Sensors Patent Landscape Overview
Time Evolution of Patent Publications
Countries of Patent Filings
Time Evolution by Country of Filing
Current Legal Status of Patents
Main Patent Applicants Ranking
Time Evolution of Patent Applicants
Main IPC Classes
Time Evolution by IPC
Matrix Applicants / Main IPC
Countries of Filing for Main Patent Applicants
Mapping of Main Current IP Holders
Mapping of Main Current IP Applicants
Summary of Applicant’s Patent Portfolio
Degree of Specialization in Capacitive Fingerprint Sensors
Leadership of Patent Applicants
Impact Factor of Patent Portfolios
Patent Applicant IP Network
IP Blocking Potential of Applicants
Key Patent Families
Granted Patents Near Expiration
Main Patent Litigation Atmel vs AuthenTec
Main Patent Litigation AuthenTec vs Atrua
Main Patent Litigation Upek vs AuthenTec
Main Patent Litigation Idex vs Upek & STMicroelectronics
Potential Future Plaintiffs
Summary of Key Players
Methodology for Key Patent Identification
- Biometric Technology
- Egis Technology
- Himax Technologies
- Infineon Technologies
- O-film Technology
- Seiko Epson