AtriCure has a total of 656 patents globally, out of which 345 have been granted. Of these 656 patents, more than 62% patents are active. The United States of America is where AtriCure 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 also is the origin country of AtriCure.
AtriCure was founded in 2000 by Michael Hooven. AtriCure develops, manufactures, and sells surgical devices to create precise lesions in soft tissues. The Company offers bipolar ablation systems uses by cardiothoracic surgeons as a standard treatment alternative to create lesions in heart tissue to block the abnormal electrical impulses that cause atrial fibrillation. AtriCure serves customers worldwide. As of July 2022, AtriCure has a market cap of $1.97 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of AtriCure which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find AtriCure patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over AtriCure patent portfolio.
How many patents does the Founder and CEO of AtriCure have?
The Founder Michael Hooven has 208 patents and the CEO Michael H Carrel has 0 patents.
How many patents does AtriCure have?
AtriCure has a total of 656 patents globally. These patents belong to 157 unique patent families. Out of 656 patents, 409 patents are active.
How Many Patents did AtriCure 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||AtriCure Applications Filed||AtriCure Patents Granted|
How many AtriCure patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did AtriCure File in Different Countries?
Countries in which AtriCure Filed Patents
|United States Of America||310|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||25|
Where are Research Centers of AtriCure Patents Located?
10 Best AtriCure Patents
US20050187545A1 is the most popular patent in the AtriCure portfolio. It has received 1104 citations so far from companies like Molex Incorporated, Topconn Electronic and Te Connectivity Corporation.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of AtriCure:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
What Percentage of AtriCure US Patent Applications were Granted?
AtriCure (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 316 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 208 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 80.3%.
Below are the key stats of AtriCure patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for AtriCure?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Dorton & Willis Llp||126||97.32%|
|Levine Bagade Han Llp||74||83.02%|
|Cook Alex Ltd||24||36.84%|
|Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Llp||24||73.91%|
|Gregory Smith & Associates||9||20.00%|
|Porter Wright Morris & Arthur Llp||9||55.56%|
|Cook Alex Mcfarron Manzo||4||75.00%|
|Henricks Slavin Llp||4||50.00%|
|Taft Stettinius & Hollister Llp||4||25.00%|
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