SAN MATEO, Calif., Sept. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) today celebrated its US patent portfolio surpassing 1,000 granted patents, bringing its globally granted patent total to more than 1,600.
"Inventing meaningful and unique solutions has been a priority at GoPro since our founding in 2002," said Nicholas Woodman, GoPro's founder and CEO who is a named inventor on 134 issued patents. "We're passionate about enhancing how we all share and relive experiences because we believe doing so makes people happier and more fulfilled."
GoPro's culture of innovation has spawned a patent portfolio consistently recognized by industry experts for its quality, depth and variety. In 2021, Patexia recognized GoPro on its 'Top 100 Best Performing Companies Overall' (No. 24) and 'Top 100 Best Performing Companies in High-Tech' (No. 27) lists. Patexia's report evaluated thousands of companies, scoring their patent portfolios on breadth and diversity of coverage plus efficiency and speed of obtaining patents.
GoPro was also ranked No. 4 in the electronics category and No. 31 overall by IEEE Spectrum's 2017 power rankings for the technology world's most valuable patent portfolios.