Change Healthcare Patents – Insights & Stats (Updated 2023)

Change Healthcare has a total of 331 patents globally, out of which 135 have been granted. Of these 331 patents, more than 61% patents are active. United States of America is where Change Healthcare has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Canada and Europe. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Change Healthcare.

Change Healthcare was founded in the year 2016. The Company provides healthcare technology solutions. The Company offers analytical, connectivity, communication, payment, consumer engagement and workflow optimization software solutions.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Change Healthcare have?

The founder Christopher Parks has 0 patent and Robert Hendrick has 0 patent and CEO Neil de Crescenzo has 0 patent.

How many patents does Change Healthcare have?

Change Healthcare has a total of 331 patents globally. These patents belong to 211 unique patent families. Out of 331 patents, 202 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Change Healthcare File Every Year?

Change Healthcare Patent 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 GrantChange Healthcare Applications FiledChange Healthcare Patents Granted
20236
2022297
2021347
202034
2019713
2018914
20171015
20165310
20153512
20145118
20131215

How many Change Healthcare patents are Alive/Dead?

Change Healthcare Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Change Healthcare File in Different Countries?

Change Healthcare Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Change Healthcare Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States of America233
Canada21
Europe15
China13
Japan12
United Kingdom7
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)5
Australia3
Israel1

Where are Research Centres of Change Healthcare Patents Located?

R&D Centers of Change Healthcare

10 Best Change Healthcare Patents

US6757898B1 is the most popular patent in the Change Healthcare portfolio. It has received 517 citations so far from companies like Bridge Medical, IBM and Epic Systems Corporation.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Change Healthcare:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6757898B1517
US8799009B2190
US20090132285A1123
US20060149587A194
US8384566B291
US20040122713A174
US20160292453A167
US20080140722A163
US9116609B258
US10108954B253

How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Change Healthcare patents?

The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Change Healthcare invention. They couldn’t because Change Healthcare had protected those before them.

Examiners at the USPTO referred 93 Change Healthcare patents in 539 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Change Healthcare patent portfolio are IBM, Microsoft Technology and General Electric.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Change Healthcare –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Change Healthcare PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
IBM1540
Microsoft Technology719
General Electric718
Gearbox616
Samsung Electronics47
Cerner Innovation419
Canon36
Merative36
Sony Corporation35
Elwha36

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Change Healthcare Patents

Top Change Healthcare Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8520978B223
US8645162B214
US8799009B212
US10366204B212
US20080140722A111
US20090132285A110
US6757898B19
US8869174B26
US10108954B26
US9116609B26
US8432301B25
US20150269508A15
US10175751B24
US8941600B24
US8522241B14

What Percentage of Change Healthcare US Patent Applications were Granted?

Change Healthcare (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 159 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 110 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 75.34%.

Below are the key stats of Change Healthcare patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Change Healthcare?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Change Healthcare Holdings Llc5294.23%
Change Healthcare Llc And Alston & Bird Llp4143.90%
Mckesson Corporation And Alston & Bird Llp2176.19%
Myers Bigel P A2177.78%
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis Llp14100.00%
Eversheds Sutherland Us Llp Mck5100.00%
Meunier Carlin & Curfman Llc333.33%
Alston & Bird Llp1100.00%
Seyfarth Shaw Llp10.00%

What are Change Healthcare key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Change Healthcare?

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

R&D Focus: How has Change Healthcare search focus changed over the years?

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