Ansys Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Ansys has a total of 387 patents globally, out of which 274 have been granted. Of these 387 patents, 72% patents are active. United States Of America is where Ansys has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Japan. Parallelly, United States Of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Ansys.

Ansys was founded in 1970 by John A. Swanson. Ansys develops, markets, and supports software solutions for design analysis and optimization. The Company’s software accelerates product time to market, reduces production costs, improves engineering processes, and optimizes product quality and safety for a variety of manufactured products. Ansys product family features open, flexible architecture for easy integration. As of May 2022, Ansys has a market cap of $21.55 Billion.

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

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

The Founders John A. Swanson has 0 and CEO, Ajei Gopal has 0 patents.

How many patents does Ansys have?

Ansys has a total of 387 patents globally. These patents belong to 283 unique patent families. Out of 387 patents, 282 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Ansys 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 GrantAnsys Applications FiledAnsys Patents Granted
201042
20115
201298
201311111
201415449
201512984
2016162114
2017101130
201810094
2019101119
2020141144
20213698
202211

How many Ansys patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

How Many Patents did Ansys File in Different Countries?

Countries in which Ansys Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America300
Europe16
Japan15
Germany10
China7
United Kingdom5
Korea (South)3
India2
Taiwan2
Australia2
Philippines2
Singapore1
Austria1
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)1
Malaysia1

Where are Research Centers of Ansys Patents Located?

10 Best Ansys Patents

US6643831B2 is the most popular patent in the Ansys portfolio. It has received 275 citations so far from companies like International Business Machines and Intersil Americas Inc.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6643831B2275
US6591407B1144
US20050197961A1105
US6698006B185
US6381730B181
US8069017B278
US6574787B175
US20050004833A168
US7996344B161
US7639267B161

What Percentage of Ansys US Patent Applications were Granted?

Ansys (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 175 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 143 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 97.28%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Ansys?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Sas Ip4697.78%
Apache Design3296.88%
Sequence Design3096.67%
Focus Ventures29100.00%
Silicon Valley Bank29100.00%
Helic15100.00%
Chang, Norman14100.00%
Desimone Frank8100.00%
Spaceclaim Corporation8100.00%
Zhu Deqi7100.00%

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What are Ansys key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Ansys?

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

R&D Focus: How has Ansys’s search focus changed over the years?

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