Accenture has a total of 9269 patents globally, out of which 4783 have been granted. Of these 9269 patents, more than 73% patents are active. United States of America is where Accenture has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Australia and it also seems reasonable as the biggest market for Accenture is USA. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Accenture.
Accenture was founded in 1989 by Arthur E. Andersen, Clarence DeLany, Mike Redding and Steve Wick. Accenture doing business as an IT Services and IT Consulting Company. The Company offers wide range of products of Management Consulting, Information Technology, Business Process Outsourcing and Application and Infrastructure Outsourcing, etc. As of December 2021, Accenture has a market cap of $239.67 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Accenture which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Accenture’s patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Accenture’s patent portfolio.
How many patents does Accenture have?
Accenture has a total of 9269 patents globally. These patents belong to 3693 unique patent families. Out of 9269 patents, 6747 patents are active.
How many Accenture patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Accenture File Every Year?
Are you wondering why there is a drop in patent filing for the last two years? It is because a patent application can take up to 18 months to get published. Certainly, it doesn’t suggest a decrease in the patent filing.
|Year of Patents Filing or Grant||Accenture Applications Filed||Accenture Patents Granted|
How Many Patents did Accenture File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Accenture Filed Patents
|United States Of America||3245|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||76|
|Eurasian Patent Organization||2|
Where are Research Centers of Accenture Patents Located?
10 Best Accenture Patents
US6701514B1 is the most popular patent in the Accenture portfolio. It has received 669 citations so far from companies like Citrix Systems, Microsoft, IBM and Amazon.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Accenture:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using Accenture Patents to Advance their Research?
If patents or patents from a particular technology area of a company receive a lot of citations, it implies that the technology is being followed and incrementally innovated by the citing companies. It also indicates that citing companies are working on similar and closely related technologies.
The top citing companies in the Accenture patent portfolio are IBM, Microsoft and SAP.
List of the top forward citing Companies –
|Company||Number of Patents|
|Bank Of America||116|
|JPMorgan Chase Bank||91|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Accenture Patents
Top Accenture Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Accenture US Patent Applications were Granted?
Accenture (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 3412 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 2433 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 81.95%.
Below are the key stats of Accenture patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Accenture?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Fish & Richardson||752||82.22%|
|Harrity & Harrity||606||89.98%|
|Mannava & Kang||502||91.50%|
|Plumsea Law Group||50||100.00%|
|Laura G Weiss||33||75.76%|
|Norton Rose Fulbright||15||100.00%|
Accenture promotes ideation by maintaining a varied innovation environment and a wide global network of innovation labs and hubs.
Accenture develops and prototypes innovative ideas that will have a direct influence on the business in the near future. Its technicians and researchers develop ground-breaking technologies that result in cutting-edge goods and services for its customers.
Through provocative thought leadership, Accenture discovers and anticipates game-changing business, market, and technological developments. Its 300 researchers collaborate with world-renowned institutions such as MIT and Singularity University to develop cutting-edge solutions for our clients.
Work on large-scale business and IT transformation programmes for worldwide clients employing the newest technologies in cloud, security, data, AI, digital, Industry X, enterprise platforms, and intelligent automation are among the technology areas covered by this company.
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What are Accenture’s key innovation segments?
What Technologies are Covered by Accenture?
The chart below distributes patents filed by Accenture in different countries on the basis of the technology protected in patents. It also represents the markets where Accenture thinks it’s important to protect particular technology inventions.
R&D Focus: How Accenture search focus changed over the years?
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