Cardinal Health Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Cardinal Health has a total of 8726 patents globally, out of which 1986 have been granted. Of these 8726 patents, more than 56% patents are active. USA is where Cardinal Health has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Canada and it also seems reasonable as the biggest market for Cardinal Health is USA. USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Cardinal Health.

Cardinal Health was founded in 1971 by Robert D. Walter. Company doing business in Hospital & Health Care industry. The Company offers range of services healthcare, pharmaceutical distribution, medical product distribution, supply chain and operating room products. As of November 2021, Cardinal Health has a market cap of $13.37 Billion.

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

How many patents does Cardinal Health have?

Cardinal Health has a total of 8726 patents globally. These patents belong to 961 unique patent families. Out of 8726 patents, 4921 patents are active.

How many Cardinal Health patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Patent Families

How Many Patents did Cardinal Health 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 GrantCardinal Health Applications FiledCardinal Health Patents Granted
201153856
201250142
201340443
201431824
201520950
201625336
201718828
201814127
20191749
202016710
20211201

How Many Patents did Cardinal Health File in Different Countries?

Countries in which Cardinal Health Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America1927
Europe1108
Canada848
Japan844
Australia729
Germany412
China379
Austria300
Mexico233
Spain226
Korea (South)197
Israel154
Brazil139
New Zealand107
Russian Federation85
South Africa79
Denmark69
Norway59
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)48
Taiwan45
Portugal42
Singapore28
Poland27
United Kingdom16
Cyprus15
Slovenia8
Chile7
Colombia5
Peru5
India4
Czech Republic4
Panama3
Hungary3
Argentina3
Saudi Arabia2
Philippines2
Lithuania2
Croatia1
Egypt1
Malaysia1
Morocco1
Netherlands1

Where are Research Centers of Cardinal Health Patents Located?

10 Best Cardinal Health Patents

US20040167572A1 is the most popular patent in the Cardinal Health portfolio. It has received 1381 citations so far from companies like Ethicon, Atrium Medical and Covidien.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Cardinal Health:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20040167572A11381
US20090143141A1893
US20030036425A1781
US20030229344A1741
US20070259717A1727
US20030032474A1697
US20040019374A1652
US20080249608A1633
US6551270B1623
US20070260242A1563

Which Companies are using Cardinal Health 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 Cardinal Health patent portfolio are Covidien, Ethicon and Boston Scientific.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Covidien387
Ethicon116
Boston Scientific103
Abbott100
Cook Medical Technologies Llc58
Sg Gaming Inc44
Carefusion43
C R Bard40
Terumo Corporation37
Olympus Corporation30

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Cardinal Health Patents

Top Cardinal Health Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US20050113827A148
US20090143141A147
US20060047538A147
US20020188294A138
US6551270B137
US20030018331A132
US20050119655A130
US20070259717A126
US20070087834A126
US20070259716A124
US20030036425A122
US20070117623A121
US20060099238A121
US20070154554A120
US20020103459A119

What Percentage of Cardinal Health US Patent Applications were Granted?

Cardinal Health (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 711 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 656 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 93.58%.

Below are the key stats of Cardinal Health patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Cardinal Health?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Morgan Lewis & Bockius29392.66%
Arent Fox78100.00%
Fulwider Patton68100.00%
Venable2147.62%
Heller Ehrman18100.00%
Neil K Nydegger17100.00%
Ari M Bai13100.00%
Casimir Jones1361.54%
Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff10100.00%
Olson And Hierl9100.00%

Cardinal Health provides today’s and tomorrow’s innovators with relevant, useful resources and actionable information.

The most recent technical advancements are aimed at assisting community-based practises in thriving in a value-based care setting. Artificial intelligence, for example, has the ability to profoundly alter patient care and generate new opportunities for increased efficiency and better patient outcomes in today’s healthcare system.

Navista TS, an integrated suite of technology solutions is focused on value-based care and is a data-driven cost tracking technology developed by Cardinal Health to anticipate the cost of care and correctly track expenditures throughout a patient’s episode of care.

What are Cardinal Health‘s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Cardinal Health?

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

R&D FocusHow Cardinal Health research focus changed over the years?

Interested in knowing about the areas of innovation that are being protected by Cardinal Health?

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