Aflac Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Aflac has a total of 7 patents globally, out of which 1 has been granted. Of these 7 patents, more than 14% patents are active. United States of America is where Aflac has filed the maximum number of patents. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Aflac.

Aflac was founded in the year 1955. The Company is a general business holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides supplemental insurance to individuals in the United States and Japan. Company products include accident and disability, cancer expense, short-term disability, sickness and hospital indemnity, hospital intensive care, and fixed-benefit dental plans. As of April 2023, the market cap of Aflac is $40.29 Billion.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Aflac have?

The founder Bill Amos has 0 patent, Daniel Paul Amos has 0 patent and John Amos has 10 patents. The CEO Dan Amos has 0 patent.

How many patents does Aflac have?

Aflac has a total of 7 patents globally. These patents belong to 6 unique patent families. Out of 7 patents, 1 patent is active.

How Many Patents did Aflac File Every Year?

Aflac Patent 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 GrantAflac Applications FiledAflac Patents Granted

How many Aflac patents are Alive/Dead?

Aflac Patent Porfolio

 How Many Patents did Aflac File in Different Countries?

All the Patents were filed by Aflac in the United States of America.

Where are Research Centres of Aflac Patents Located?

The Research Centre for all the Aflac patents is the United States of America.

What Percentage of Aflac US Patent Applications were Granted?

Aflac (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 3 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 0 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 0.0%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Aflac?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Alston & Bird30.00%

List of Aflac Patents

Aflac PatentsTitle
US20160217382A1Method For Identifying An Application Component
US20150178298A1Page Matching For Reconstructed Application Pages
US8510652B1Method For Personalizing Interaction With The Web
US20090094055A1System And Method For Providing Price Estimates For Medical Procedures
US20070038482A1Cosmetic Dental Insurance Policy
US20050209894A1Systems And Devices For Vision Protection Policy
US20050203781A1Vision Care And Protection Policy

What are Aflac key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Aflac?

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

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


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