Summary of patents for
Facebook

How many patents does Facebook have?

Facebook has 13,750 patents for the period 2009 - 2018. There are 2,980 patent families with 4,020 granted patents and 9,730 applications patents. The key filing countries are US: 7,742 | RoW: 2,713 | JP: 861 | KR: 744 | WO: 718 | EP: 550 | CN: 415 | GB: 7.

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Facebook
Top 20 assignees appearing on patents

Most common title Family members Filing year
reconfiguring an electronic message to effect an enhanced notification 87 2002
sharing television and video programming through social networking 74 2012
communicating information in a social networking website about activities from another d… 🛈 63 2007
distributed cache for graph data 62 2010
portable platform for networked computing 60 2013
socialized dash 56 2012
structured search queries based on social-graph information 52 2010
controlling a device cloud 50 2015
server-side rate-limiting algorithms for piggybacking social updates for mobile devices 49 2011
using inverse operators for queries on online social networks 43 2013
user activity tracking system and device 43 2013
method relating to predicting the future state of a mobile device user 41 2012
mobile ad hoc networking 40 2011
composite term index for graph data 39 2010
generating recommended search queries on online social networks 39 2013
hierarchical user interface 39 2012
controlling notification based on power expense and social factors 39 2011
contextual device locking/unlocking 38 2012
navigating applications using side-mounted touchpad 38 2011
mobile push notification 37 2012
grammar model for structured search queries 37 2012
modifying structured search queries on online social networks 37 2012
dynamic duty-cycling of processor of mobile device based on operating condition of mobil… 🛈 37 2012
composing messages within a communication thread 37 2014
search query interactions on online social networks 37 2013