Autodesk has a total of 1740 patents globally, out of which 1168 have been granted. Of these 1740 patents, more than 64% patents are active. The United States of America is where Autodesk has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Japan and it also seems reasonable as the biggest market for Autodesk is USA. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Autodesk.
Autodesk was founded in 1982 by John Walker and Dan Drake. Autodesk doing business in 3D software designs. The company offers wide range of products in 3D Technology, Media & Entertainment and Software, etc. As of December 2021, Autodesk has a market cap of $61.07 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Autodesk which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Autodesk patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Autodesk patent portfolio.
How many patents does Autodesk have?
Autodesk has a total of 1740 patents globally. These patents belong to 1012 unique patent families. Out of 1740 patents, 1104 patents are active.
How many Autodesk patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Autodesk 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||Autodesk Applications Filed||Autodesk Patents Granted|
How Many Patents did Autodesk File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Autodesk Filed Patents
|United States Of America||1382|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||1|
Where are Research Centers of Autodesk Patents Located?
10 Best Autodesk Patents
US6115028A is the most popular patent in the Autodesk portfolio. It has received 316 citations so far from companies like Vega Vista, Silicon Graphics, Hillcrest Labs and Canon.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Autodesk:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using Autodesk 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 Autodesk patent portfolio are Microsoft, Apple and IBM.
List of the top forward citing Companies –
|Company||Number of Patents|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Autodesk Patents
Top Autodesk Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Autodesk US Patent Applications were Granted?
Autodesk (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 1392 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 1119 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 90.68%.
Below are the key stats of Autodesk patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Autodesk?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Artegis Law Group||413||92.59%|
|Gates & Cooper||417||80.49%|
|Fish & Richardson||194||88.27%|
|Staas & Halsey||58||85.96%|
|Tarolli Sundheim Covell & Tummino||22||90.91%|
|Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati||10||88.89%|
|Moser Patterson & Sheridan||6||100.00%|
|Oliver Strimpel Patent Counsel||6||83.33%|
Autodesk R&D Projects are
|Fusion||Unified cloud-based Design, Sim & Manufacturing environment|
|Forge||Cloud-based data and collaboration platform|
|Design Graph||Machine Learning for Design|
|Autodesk Generative Design||Natural Language driven Generative Design|
|Stingray for Industry||Immersive AR/VR experience|
Tech Breakthroughs by Autodesk includes:
- Cloud based platform
- Advanced manufacturing simulation
- Additive, Composites, Injection Molding, Hybrid
- Advanced materials representation
- Anisotropic, continuously variable, multi-scale
- Generative design
- Automatic shape generators & environment simulation
- Machine learning
- Distributed, massively parallel approaches
- Interactive, immersive, photo realistic output
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What are Autodesk’s key innovation segments?
What Technologies are Covered by Autodesk?
The chart below distributes patents filed by Autodesk in different countries on the basis of the technology protected in patents. It also represents the markets where Autodesk thinks it’s important to protect particular technology inventions.
R&D Focus: How Autodesk search focus changed over the years?
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