Constellation Software Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Constellation Software has a total of 740 patents globally, out of which 295 have been granted. Of these 740 patents, more than 22% patents are active. The United States of America is where Constellation Software has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Canada and Europe. Parallelly, the United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also Canada is the origin country of Constellation Software.

Constellation Software was founded in 1995. Constellation Software is a software holding company. The Company acquires mission-critical, vertical market software companies, and helps them to grow. As of March 2023, the market cap of Constellation Software is $36.02 Billion.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Constellation Software have?

The founder Mark Leonard have 90 patents and CEO Mark Miller have 0 patents.

How many patents does Constellation Software have?

Constellation Software has a total of 740 patents globally. These patents belong to 323 unique patent families. Out of 740 patents, 165 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Constellation Software File Every Year?

Constellation Software Patent Filling 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 GrantConstellation Software Applications FiledConstellation Software Patents Granted
202222
2021112
20201110
2019515
20181223
20172025
20164413
20152313
20143712
20134115
2012447
2011217

How many Constellation Software patents are Alive/Dead?

Constellation Software Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Constellation Software File in Different Countries?

Constellation Software Worldwide Patent Filling

Countries in which Constellation Software Filed Patents

CountryPatent
United States Of America269
Canada95
Europe88
Australia47
United Kingdom42
Germany24
Italy17
Japan10
China10
Austria9
India7
France4
Poland4
Spain4
Israel3
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)3
Portugal2
Singapore2
Denmark2
Korea (South)2
Norway2
Sweden1
Mexico1
Slovenia1
Czech Republic1
South Africa1
New Zealand1
Indonesia1
Philippines1
Turkey1
Ireland1
Viet Nam1
Brazil1
Malaysia1
Saudi Arabia1

Where are Research Centres of Constellation Software Patents Located?

R&D Centers of Constellation Software

10 Best Constellation Software Patents

US20070192128A1 is the most popular patent in the Constellation Software portfolio. It has received 293 citations so far from companies like Rockwell Automation Technologies, Carefusion 303 and Snapchat.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Constellation Software:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20070192128A1293
US7512221B2184
US7778851B2158
US6437812B1155
US7024370B2145
US6484176B1135
US20040203750A1121
US20120072283A1118
US20080027772A1114
USD479520S1113

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 146 Constellation Software patents in 958 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Constellation Software patent portfolio are Google, IBM and Microsoft.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Constellation Software –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Constellation Software PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Google2241
IBM1954
Microsoft1225
Oracle713
Mastercard611
Cerner Innovation511
Chase Bank512
Verizon Patent And Licensing513
Bank Of America57
Norcom413

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Constellation Software Patents

Top Constellation Software Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US20120072283A118
US20080027772A117
US20070192128A112
US20130219307A111
US8600929B210
US7024370B210
US7512221B29
US7778851B28
US20120310899A18
US7899683B27
US20030055934A17
US20150310485A17
US7050555B26
US10019767B26
US8271314B26

What are Constellation Software key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Constellation Software?

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

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

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