Affirm Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Affirm has a total of 39 patents globally, out of which 11 have been granted. Of these 39 patents, more than 98% patents are active. The United States of America is where Affirm has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Canada and Europe. Parallelly, The United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and also the USA is the origin country of Affirm.

Affirm was founded in the year 2012. The Company designs and develops software. The Company offers an online platform which provides lending and consumer credit services, as well as enables customers to buy what they want and pay over time.

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

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

The Founder and CEO Max Levchin have 20 patents.

How many patents does Affirm have?

Affirm has a total of 39 patents globally. These patents belong to 25 unique patent families. Out of 39 patents, 38 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Affirm File Every Year?

Affirm Patents Filing Trend

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 GrantAffirm Applications FiledAffirm Patents Granted

How many Affirm patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Affirm Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Affirm File in Different Countries?

Affirm Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Affirm Filed Patents

United States Of America29

Where are Research Centers of Affirm Patents Located?

Research Centers of Affirm Patents

10 Best Affirm Patents

USD517488S1 is the most popular patent in the Affirm portfolio. It has received 30 citations so far from companies like Fci Americas Technology Llc.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count

What Percentage of Affirm US Patent Applications were Granted?

Affirm (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 18 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 6 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 100.0%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Affirm?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Burr & Forman Llp18100.00%

What are Affirm‘s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Affirm?

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

R&D Focus: How has Affirm‘s search focus changed over the years?


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