Chegg Patents – Insights & Stats (Updated 2023)

Chegg has a total of 91 patents globally, out of which 47 have been granted. Of these 91 patents, more than 64% patents are active. United States of America is where Chegg has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Canada. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Chegg.

Chegg was founded in the year 2005. The Company provides online educational platform. The Company offers homework help, course selection, note taking, manuals and textbook rentals services.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Chegg have?

The founder Aayush Phumbhra has 0 patent, Osman Rashid has 0 patent and Josh Carlson has 0 patent and CEO Dan Rosensweig has 0 patent.

How many patents does Chegg have?

Chegg has a total of 91 patents globally. These patents belong to 48 unique patent families. Out of 91 patents, 59 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Chegg File Every Year?

Chegg 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 GrantChegg Applications FiledChegg Patents Granted
202315
202242
202196
202054
201953
2018107
201717
201664
20155
2014102
2013162

How many Chegg patents are Alive/Dead?

Chegg Patent Portfolio

 How Many Patents did Chegg File in Different Countries?

Chegg Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Chegg Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America78
Canada2

Where are Research Centres of Chegg Patents Located?

The Research Centre for all the Chegg patents is the United States of America.

10 Best Chegg Patents

US20130151300A1 is the most popular patent in the Chegg portfolio. It has received 37 citations so far from companies like Amazon, Apple and IBM.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Chegg:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20130151300A137
US20150324459A134
US20160034757A133
US8522130B126
US8584259B216
US20140019438A116
US20160070791A114
US20130174033A114
US9852132B212
US9104892B212

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 37 Chegg patents in 206 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Chegg patent portfolio are Microsoft Technology, IBM and Fujitsu.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Chegg –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Chegg PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Microsoft Technology1531
IBM1141
Fujitsu47
Oracle35
Flipboard24
Adobe26
Pearson Education23
Samsung Electronics24
Meta Platforms23
Sony Interactive Entertainment24

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Chegg Patents

Top Chegg Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US9098471B218
US9852132B210
US9104892B27
US20160034757A16
US8584259B24
US9069732B24
US9940606B23
US20140068408A13
US9679492B23
US20140019438A13
US8522130B13
US20150324459A12
US9116865B22
US20130174033A12
US10140379B22

What Percentage of Chegg US Patent Applications were Granted?

Chegg (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 61 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 36 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 65.45%.

Below are the key stats of Chegg patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Chegg?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Fenwick & West2875.00%
Kavita Aggarwal2552.00%
Cooley Llp4100.00%
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton30%
Bennett Jones1100.00%

What are Chegg key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Chegg?

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

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

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