Cognizant Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Cognizant has a total of 387 patents globally, out of which 122 have been granted. Of these 387 patents, more than 70% patents are active. United States of America is where Cognizant has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by India and Japan, it has generated an annual revenue of $18.5 billion in the year 2021. India seems to be the main focused R&D center of Cognizant.

Cognizant was founded in the year 1994 by Kumar Mahadeva and Francisco D’Souza. Company is doing business in information technology services and consulting. As of March 2022, Cognizant has a market cap of $48.11 Billion.

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

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

The founders, Kumar Mahadeva and Francisco D’Souza have 0 patents respectively. The CEO, Brian Humphries has 0 patents.

How many patents does Cognizant have?

Cognizant has a total of 387 patents globally. These patents belong to 208 unique patent families. Out of 387 patents, 272 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Cognizant File Every Year?

Cognizant 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 GrantCognizant Applications FiledCognizant Patents Granted
20111
2012111
2013481
2014337
2015356
20161813
2017337
2018554
20195619
20204720
20211828
20228

How many Cognizant patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Cognizant Worldwide Legal Trends

Patent Families

Cognizant patent portfolio

How Many Patents did Cognizant File in Different Countries?

Cognizant Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Cognizant Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America190
India105
Japan21
Canada13
Europe10
South Africa7
Australia5
Germany1
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)1

Where are Research Centers of Cognizant Patents Located?

Cognizant R&D Centers

10 Best Cognizant Patents

US20040111622A1 is the most popular patent in the Cognizant portfolio. It has received 128 citations so far from companies like American Well, Ehealth Global Technologies, and Microsoft.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20040111622A1128
US20090125370A187
US20140244277A175
US10509718B250
US20120239517A134
WO2014128751A134
US20150106791A133
US9043458B228
WO2014128787A127
USD761299S124

Which Companies are using Cognizant 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 Cognizant patent portfolio are SAP, IBM, and Wipro.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
SAP5
IBM5
Wipro4
Tata Consultancy Services3
Salesforce.com3
Microsoft3
Google2
Intuit2
Boe Technology Group2
Morgan Stanley2

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Cognizant Patents

Cognizant patent portfolio

Top Cognizant Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US9519695B218
US9043458B212
US10909459B27
US9208310B27
US9158744B25
US9843625B25
US20040111622A14
US20170148082A13
US10846571B23
US8819642B23
US10660576B23
US20140149294A13
US20160180403A13
US20140244277A13
US9659213B23

What Percentage of Cognizant US Patent Applications were Granted?

Cognizant (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 228 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 149 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 79.68%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Cognizant?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationSuccess Rate
Bey & Cotropia Pllc Trizetto10287.50%
Cantor Colburn Llp9172.60%
Lerner David Littenberg1080.00%
Maier & Maier Pllc10%
Mcandrews Held & Malloy Ltd10.00%
Norton Rose Fulbright Us Llp1100.00%

Cognizant’s inventions are all based on significant insights into the requirements and desires of consumers. Cognizant strives to create products and services with a purpose that customers will pick again and again.

Cognizant is working on a wide range of projects, combining the hunt for breakthrough technology with the continual need to adapt to consumer needs and improve the sustainability of Cognizant products.

Cognizant accomplishes this by combining significant consumer trends, cutting-edge science, and the use of data and digital technologies to create exceptional products, services, and experiences.

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What are Cognizant key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Cognizant?

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

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

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