Arista Networks Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Arista Networks has a total of 823 patents globally, out of which 526 have been granted. Of these 823 patents, more than 83% patents are active. United States of America is where Arista Networks has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Germany. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and also is the origin country of Arista Networks.

Arista Networks was founded in 2004 by Andy Bechtolsheim and David Cheriton. Arista Networks provides cloud networking solutions for data-centers and computer environments. The Company offers ethernet switches, pass-through cards, transceivers, and enhanced operating systems. Arista Networks also provides host adapter solutions and networking services. Arista Networks markets its products worldwide. As of May 2022, Arista Networks has a market cap of $30.63 Billion.

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

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Arista Networks have?

The Founder Andy Bechtolsheim has 1 and David Cheriton has 174 patents and the CEO Jayshree Ullal have 0 patents.

How many patents does Arista Networks have?

Arista Networks has a total of 823 patents globally. These patents belong to 467 unique patent families. Out of 823 patents, 687 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Arista Networks File Every Year?

Arista Networks 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 GrantArista Networks Applications FiledArista Networks Patents Granted
2011113
201227
2013232
2014676
20156518
201610128
20177942
20189142
201912769
2020138121
202150118
2022548

How many Arista Networks patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Arista Networks Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Arista Networks File in Different Countries?

Arista Networks Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Arista Networks Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America589
Europe72
Germany31
China13
Japan10
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)8
Australia8
Korea (South)3
Taiwan1
Canada1
Singapore1
Spain1
India1

Where are the Research Centers of Arista Networks Patents Located?

Research Centers of Arista Networks Patents

10 Best Arista Networks Patents

US6678248B1 is the most popular patent in the Arista Networks portfolio. It has received 324 citations so far from companies like Foundry Networks Inc, Fujitsu Limited and IBM.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Arista Networks:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6678248B1324
US7440434B2185
US6859438B2146
US8693344B1137
US7002943B2128
US6914905B1118
WO2015187337A1111
US6912592B293
US7216365B291
US7856209B190

Which Companies are using Arista Networks 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 Arista Networks patent portfolio are Nike, Sumitomo Rubber Industries and Karsten Manufacturing Corporation.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Cisco Technology Inc57
Hewlett-Packard31
IBM23
Nicira19
Huawei16
Nec Corp14
Juniper Networks13
Vmware12
Intel12
Amazon Technologies Inc6

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Arista Networks Patents

Top Arista Networks Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US9001827B222
US7002943B214
US9185056B213
US20140280846A112
US8923296B211
US8856384B211
US8693344B111
US6859438B210
US7339914B210
US9621508B29
US9369383B29
US10250529B29
US8032939B29
US20090144538A18
US9042234B18

What Percentage of Arista Networks US Patent Applications were Granted?

Arista Networks (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 492 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 364 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 95.04%.

Below are the key stats of Arista Networks patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Arista Networks?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Arista Chwwa21997.71%
Fountainhead Law Group Pc18593.44%
Haley Guiliano Llp46100.00%
Mojo Chwwa2595.83%
Metamako Chwwa6100.00%
Slw Arista Big Switch3100.00%
Fenwick & West Llp20.00%
Lumen Patent Firm20.00%
Sherwood Partners Inc250.00%
Osha Bergman Watanabe & Burton Llp10.00%

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What are Arista Networks key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Arista Networks?

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

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

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