Afero Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Afero has a total of 100 patents globally, out of which 64 have been granted. Of these 100 patents, more than 97% patents are active. The United States of America is where Afero has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Japan & China. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also United Kingdom is the origin country of Afero.

Afero was founded in 2014 by Shin Matsumura. Afero, Inc. is a business that develops software. The business creates edge-to-cloud foundations and enterprise-level internet of things (IoT) platforms that enable quick IoT product development. Customers in the US are catered to by Afero.

Do read about some of the most popular patents of Afero which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Afero patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Afero patent portfolio.

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Afero have?

The Founder Shin Matsumura has 43 patents and CEO Joe Britt has 146 patents.

How many patents does Afero have?

Afero has a total of 100 patents globally. These patents belong to 36 unique patent families. Out of 100 patents, 97 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Afero 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 GrantAfero Applications FiledAfero Patents Granted

How many Afero patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Afero Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Afero File in Different Countries?

Afero Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Afero Filed Patents

United States of America61
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)4
Korea (South)2

Where are Research Centers of Afero Patents Located?

The R&D Centres of Afero patents is in the USA.

10 Best Swedish Match Patents

US20190250899A1 is the most popular patent in the Swedish Match portfolio. It has received 341 citations so far from companies like Brighterion, Vmware and Ademco.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Afero:

Publication NumberCitation Count

What Percentage of Afero US Patent Applications were Granted?

Afero (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 63 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 51 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 80.95%.

Below are the key stats of Afero patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Afero?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Nicholson De Vos Webster & Elliott Llp29100.00%
Texas Instruments Incorporated2100.00%
Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C20.00%
Acushnet Company1100.00%
Arentfox Schiff Chicago1100.00%
Brooks Kushman1100.00%
Bryan A Santarelli10.00%
Davis Wright Tremaine Llp Seattle10.00%
Davison Ip1100.00%
Dogwood Pharmaceuticals Inc10.00%

What are Afero’s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Afero?

The chart below distributes patents filed by Afero in different countries on the basis of the technology protected in patents. It also represents the markets where Afero thinks it’s important to protect particular technology inventions.

R&D Focus: How has Afero search focus changed over the years?


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