Bioinformatics Patents – Innovation and Filing Trends

Introduction

Predicting your risk for certain diseases before they even develop. This isn’t science fiction, it’s the power of bioinformatics, and it’s revolutionizing healthcare as we know it. 

Bioinformatics patents are changing the face of healthcare, but who owns the intellectual property behind these innovations?

This report dives into the fascinating world of bioinformatics patents published in the US. We’ll meet the innovators shaping the future, explore the technical marvels hidden within patents, the patent filing trend. Stay tuned to read other insights on Bioinformatics!

This analysis is based on published US patent data from 2007-2018. Interested in the updated analysis?

What is the patent filing trend in Bioinformatics?

The table below provides the number of applications filed and the number of patents granted from the year 2011 to 2022.

YearApplications Filed in Bioinformatics IndustryPatents Granted in Bioinformatics Industry
2018114550
201712774207
201632793330
201551813192
201456023295
201361142722
201254162204
201150401654
20104548832
20094468225
2008467052

Technology Overview of Bioinformatics Patents

Bioinformatics patents span a wide spectrum of technological categorizations, ranging from Computational Evolutionary Biology, Patient Data Analysis to Structural Bioinformatics.

Key companies filing patents in Bioinformatics

The chart below showcases the top 15 companies actively involved in research and development in Bioinformatics industry.

Technology Overview

The table below shows the number of patents assigned to the top 25 companies involved in the Bioinformatics industry.

Companies NamePatent Count
Philips945
Siemens925
IBM921
General Electric626
Roche548
Microsoft486
Samsung480
Pioneer424
Medtronic381
Cerner Innovation306
Google300
US Dept. Of Health And Human Services282
Amazon273
Fujifilm252
JPMorgan Chase Bank233
Sony231
Cisco227
Life Technologies224
Canon216
Monsanto212
Hitachi208
Fujitsu205
Meta Platforms201
BASF199
Toshiba198

Who are the leading innovators in Bioinformatics?

The table below shows the number of patents assigned to the top 25 inventors involved in technological innovations and solutions in the Bioinformatics industry.

Inventors NamePatent Count
Wood Lowell L186
Hyde Roderick A164
Leuthardt Eric C125
Comaniciu Dorin112
Jung Edward K Y96
Sweeney Elizabeth A88
Ishikawa Muriel Y72
Georgescu Bogdan70
Myhrvold Nathan P68
Levien Royce A63
Lord Robert W60
Mansi Tommaso59
Malamud Mark A57
Kare Jordin T57
Taylor Charles A56
Tegreene Clarence T56
Nakamura Yusuke54
Lo Yuk Ming Dennis53
Kamen Ali53
Puneet Sharma51
Chan Kwan Chee51
Khorkova Sherman Olga49
Collard Joseph49
Fabrizius Martin A48
Roach Michael T44

Where are Research Centers of Bioinformatics patents located?

The chart below represents the major research and development centers contributing towards technological innovations and solutions in the Bioinformatics industry.

Leading companies in USA filing patents in Bioinformatics

The chart below depicts the distribution of patents owned by the 15 leading companies within United States of America involved in innovative solutions in the bioinformatics industry.

IBM (865) is the prominent company with highest number of patents signifying its contributions in the bioinformatics industry. Philips (649)and General Electric (556) closely follow IBM in number of patents owned by the company.

Technology Overview

The categorizations ranging from Computational Biomodeling to Protein Analysis offers a comprehensive overview of United States of America’s contributions towards technological advancements in the bioinformatics sector.

Leading companies in Japan filing patents in Bioinformatics

The chart below depicts the distribution of patents owned by the 15 leading companies within Japan involved in innovative solutions in the bioinformatics industry.

Fujifilm (222) is the prominent company with highest number of patents signifying its contributions in the bioinformatics industry. Canon (180)and Sony (173) follow Fujifilm in number of patents owned by the company.

Technology Overview

The categorizations ranging from Patient Data Analysis to Functional Genomics/Proteomics offers a comprehensive overview of Japan’s contributions towards technological advancements in the bioinformatics sector.

Leading companies in Europe (EPO) filing patents in Bioinformatics

The chart below depicts the distribution of patents owned by the 15 leading companies within Europe (EPO) involved in technological innovations in the Bioinformatics industry.

Philip Morris Products Sa (19) is the prominent company with highest number of patents signifying its contributions in sustainability in Bioinformatics industry. Lenzing Ag (13) and Japan Bioinformatics (12) closely follow Philip Morris Products Sa in the number of patents owned by the company.

Technology Overview

The categorizations ranging from Analysis of Gene Expression to Sequence Identification offers a comprehensive overview of Europe’s (EPO) contributions towards technological advancements in the bioinformatics sector.

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