Cigna has a total of 473 patents globally, out of which 172 have been granted. Of these 473 patents, more than 83% of patents are active. USA is where Cigna has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Canada and Europe. USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Cigna.
Cigna was founded in 1982 by David Cordani and Rick Brush. The company doing business in Health Care and Medical industry. The Company offers a range of services in Insurance, Healthcare, Pharmacy and Wellness. As of November 2021, Cigna has a market cap of $63.60 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Cigna which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Cigna’s patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Cigna’s patent portfolio.
How many patents does Cigna have?
Cigna has a total of 473 patents globally. These patents belong to 198 unique patent families. Out of 473 patents, 393 patents are active.
How many Cigna patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Cigna 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||Cigna Applications Filed||Cigna Patents Granted|
How Many Patents did Cigna File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Cigna Filed Patents
|United States Of America||344|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||10|
Where are Research Centers of Cigna Patents Located?
10 Best Cigna Patents
US6769228B1 is the most popular patent in the Cigna portfolio. It has received 208 citations so far from companies like McKesson Corporation, Express Scripts and Medco Health Solutions.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Cigna:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using Cigna 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 Cigna patent portfolio are Express Scripts, Cerner Innovation and Mckesson Corporation.
List of the top forward citing Companies –
|Company||Number of Patents|
|Express Scripts Strategic Development Inc||31|
|Cerner Innovation Inc||23|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Cigna Patents
Top Cigna Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
Cigna is working on healthcare innovation by developing initiatives that will use artificial intelligence (AI), the internet of things (IoT), and natural language processing (NLP).
Cigna has also developed its voice control technology, which seeks to answer over 150 frequently asked questions and condense answers related to health benefits and healthcare plans into easily digestible chunks of information. Thus enabling rapid decision-making and experimentation which can reduce risk and demonstrate the usefulness of innovative ideas.
What are Cigna‘s key innovation segments?
What Technologies are Covered by Cigna?
The chart below distributes patents filed by Cigna in different countries on the basis of the technology protected in patents. It also represents the markets where Cigna thinks it’s important to protect particular technology inventions.
R&D Focus: How Cigna research focus changed over the years?
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