Akamai has a total of 1108 patents globally, out of which 699 have been granted. Of these 1108 patents, more than 67% patents are active. United States of America is where Akamai has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Australia, it has generated an annual revenue of $3.2 billion in the year 2020. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Akamai.
Akamai Technologies was founded in the year 1998 by Frank Thomson Leighton, Daniel Lewin, Preetish Nijhawan, Randall Kaplan, and Jonathan Seelig. Company is doing business in delivery network, cybersecurity, and cloud service, providing web and Internet security services. Akamai’s Intelligent Edge Platform is one of the world’s largest distributed computing platforms. As of December 2021, Akamai has a market cap of $18.86 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Akamai which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Akamai’s patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Akamai’s patent portfolio.
How many patents does Akamai have?
Akamai has a total of 1108 patents globally. These patents belong to 347 unique patent families. Out of 1108 patents, 743 patents are active.
How many Akamai patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Akamai 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||Akamai Applications Filed||Akamai Patents Granted|
How Many Patents did Akamai File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Akamai Filed Patents
|United States Of America||738|
Where are Research Centers of Akamai Patents Located?
10 Best Akamai Patents
US7240100B1 is the most popular patent in the Akamai portfolio. It has received 949 citations so far from companies like Limelight Networks, Microsoft and Foundry Networks.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Akamai:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using Akamai 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 Akamai patent portfolio are Amazon, IBM and Microsoft.
List of the top forward citing Companies –
|Company||Number of Patents|
|Level 3 Communications||57|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Akamai Patents
Top Akamai Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Akamai US Patent Applications were Granted?
Akamai (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 702 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 563 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 88.38%.
Below are the key stats of Akamai patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Akamai?
|Law Firm||Total Application||Success Rate|
|Akamai Technologies Inc||461||85.54%|
|Law Office Of David H Judson||58||87.72%|
|Van Pelt Yi & James Llp||44||93.18%|
|Hickman Becker Bingham Ledesma Llp||25||100.00%|
|David H Judson||7||100.00%|
|Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Llp West Coast||4||0%|
|The Law Offices Of Bradley J Bereznak||2||100.00%|
|White & Case Llp||2||100.00%|
|Amster Rothstein & Ebenstein Llp||1||100.00%|
Connecting to the Edge: Reliable, Economical, Broadcast-Quality OTT Delivery: Akamai is committed to assisting media companies in lowering costs and providing broadcast-quality streaming performance while also enabling broadcasters to incorporate future technological initiatives such as cloud computing. To build a direct connection to the Akamai Edge, the company will demonstrate many significant advances inside its live and on-demand streaming media service, Adaptive Media Delivery.
Securing Online Video Content & Experiences: As copyright piracy, unauthorised viewing, and developing cyberattacks become more prevalent, media and entertainment organisations face more security issues than ever before. With various breakthroughs, Akamai helps customers protect the whole content consumption channel.
Driving Live Stream Delivery Efficiency & Quality: Viewers have higher expectations than ever before for better-than-broadcast live-streaming quality and reliability. To produce a faultless live stream, broadcasters must be able to swiftly handle issues such as content ingestion, latency, scalability, and more in order to provide the best possible viewer experience while keeping costs low. At the same time, the rise in live-streamed video content is putting a strain on carrier networks. If not properly managed and optimised, shows with big audiences, such as sports championship games or major breaking news, can cause network degradation.
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What are Akamai key innovation segments?
What Technologies are Covered by Akamai?
The chart below distributes patents filed by Akamai in different countries on the basis of the technology protected in patents. It also represents the markets where Akamai thinks it’s important to protect particular technology inventions.
R&D Focus: How Akamai search focus changed over the years?
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