Apricorn Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Apricorn has a total of 16 patents globally, out of which 9 have been granted. Of these 16 patents, more than 75% patents are active. United States of America is where Apricorn has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre.

Apricorn was founded in the year 1983 by Paul Brown. Computer memory devices are designed and manufactured by Apricorn, Inc. The business sells desktop and portable drives, flash drives, extension cables, adapters, and other equipment. Customers in the State of California are served by Apricorn.

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

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

The founder & CEO Paul Brown has 19 patents.

How many patents does Apricorn have?

Apricorn has a total of 16 patents globally. These patents belong to 6 unique patent families. Out of 16 patents, 12 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Apricorn File Every Year?

Apricorn 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 GrantApricorn Applications FiledApricorn Patents Granted
20221
202053
201952
20181
201723
20163

How many Apricorn patents are Alive/Dead?

Apricorn Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Apricorn File in Different Countries?

Apricorn Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Apricorn Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States of America12
Europe4

Where are Research Centres of Apricorn Patents Located?

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

What Percentage of Apricorn US Patent Applications were Granted?

Apricorn (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 9 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 6 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 66.67%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Swedish Match?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Morgan Lewis & Bockius Llp Oc966.67%

List of Apricorn Patents         

Apricorn PatentsTitle
US11310048B2Portable storage device with internal secure controller that performs self-verification and self-generates encryption key(s) without using host or memory controller and that securely sends encryption keys(s) via side channel
US20210117108A1Method and portable storage device with internal controller that can self-verify the device and self-convert the device from current mode to renewed mode without communicating with host
US20200363971A1Portable storage device that is self-convertible from being a removable disk to a fixed disk and from being a fixed disk to a removable disk
US10776025B2Portable storage device that is self-convertible from being a removable disk to a fixed disk and from being a fixed disk to a removable disk
US10656854B1Method and portable storage device with internal controller that can self-verify the device and self-convert the device from current mode to renewed mode without communicating with host
US20200117777A1Secure storage devices, with physical input device, for secure configuration in a configuration-ready mode
US10608819B1Portable storage device with internal secure controller that performs self-verification and self-generates encryption key(s) without using host or memory controller and that securely sends encryption key(s) via side channel
US10521571B2Secure storage devices, with physical input device, for secure configuration in a configuration-ready mode
US10338840B1Portable storage device that is self-convertible from being a removable disk to a fixed disk and from being a fixed disk to a removable disk
USD800138S1Portable memory storage device
USD800139S1Portable memory storage device
US9720700B1Secure storage devices, with physical input device, for secure configuration in a configuration-ready mode
EP3812932A1Method and portable storage device with internal controller that can self-verify the device and self-convert the device from current mode to renewed mode without communicating with host
EP3798875A1Portable storage device with internal secure controller that performs self-verification and self-generates encryption key(s) without using host or memory controller and that securely sends encryption key(s) via side channel
EP3547103A1Portable storage device that is self-convertible from being a removable disk to a fixed disk and from being a fixed disk to a removable disk
EP3306515A1Secure storage devices, with physical input device, for secure configuration in a configuration-ready mode

What are Apricorn’s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Apricorn?

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

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

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Updated on November 28, 2022

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