CVS Health Patents – Key Insights and Stats

CVS Health has a total of 558 patents globally, out of which 316 have been granted. Of these 558 patents, more than 65% patents are active. United States of America is where CVS Health has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Canada and Europe, it has generated an annual revenue of $189.89 billion in the year 2020. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of CVS Health.

CVS Health was founded in the year 1963 by CVS Pharmacy, CVS Caremark. Company is doing business in the provision of health care services. Pharmacy Services, Retail or Long-Term Care, Health Care Benefits, and Corporate/Other are the company’s segments. The Pharmacy Services segment offers pharmacy benefit management solutions. As of January 2022, CVS Health has a market cap of $136.17 Billion.

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

How many patents does CVS Health have?

CVS Health has a total of 558 patents globally. These patents belong to 264 unique patent families. Out of 558 patents, 363 patents are active.

How many CVS Health patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

CVS Health Worldwide Legal Trends

Patent Families

CVS Health Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did CVS Health File Every Year?

CVS Health 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 GrantCVS Health Applications FiledCVS Health Patents Granted
2011199
20124922
20132517
20142418
2015487
20169825
20173837
20182139
20192239
20201719
20211031

How Many Patents did CVS Health File in Different Countries?

CVS Health Worldwide Filing in Top 10 Countries

Countries in which CVS Health Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America311
Canada56
Europe22
Brazil18
Australia18
China12
United Kingdom12
India9
Korea (South)8
Japan7
Norway7
Denmark4
Singapore3
South Africa3
Mexico3
Italy3
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)2
Israel2
Germany2
Taiwan1
Slovakia1
Estonia1
Hungary1
Indonesia1
Poland1
Netherlands1
Czech Republic1
New Zealand1
Bulgaria1
Russia1

Where are Research Centers of CVS Health Patents Located?

CVS Health R&D Centers

10 Best CVS Health Patents

US20020111832A1 is the most popular patent in the CVS Health portfolio. It has received 182 citations so far from companies like Microsoft, Medimpact Healthcare Systems and Humana.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of CVS Health:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20020111832A1182
USD542661S1114
US7311205B2100
US7413082B291
USD795891S181
USD790579S172
USD815119S159
US8555263B259
USD540179S153
USD790577S152

Which Companies are using CVS Health 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 CVS Health patent portfolio are IBM, Express Scripts Strategic Development, and Walgreen.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
IBM16
Express Scripts Strategic Development8
Walgreen7
Microsoft6
Medimpact Healthcare Systems5
Oracle4
Amazon4
Mckesson Corporation4
Mastercard3
Icon Engineering Pty3

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on CVS Health Patents

CVS Health Patent Portfolio

Top CVS Health Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US20020111832A113
US20080010086A112
US9443370B211
US8510124B210
US7827041B29
US7657437B29
US20130297333A18
US8025314B28
US7921020B27
US7311205B27

What Percentage of CVS Health US Patent Applications were Granted?

CVS Health (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 131 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 86 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 70.49%.

Below are the key stats of CVS Health patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for CVS Health?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationSuccess Rate
Patent Law Works Llp Cvs Pharmacy Inc5785.42%
James J Pingor4242.86%
Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery Llp13100.00%
Barlow Josephs & Holmes Ltd20.00%
Andrus Intellectual Property Law Llp1100.00%
Dawsey Co L P A1100.00%
Dellett And Walters1100.00%
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath Llp1100.00%
Jeffrey S Sokol1100.00%
Kacvinsky Daisak Bluni Pllc Bos1100.00%

CVS Health is a major health-solutions company that provides unparalleled care. By enhancing access, cutting costs, and being a trusted partner for every meaningful moment of health, they assist people navigate the health care system and their personal health care. 

“We are always looking for new ways to combine convenience and innovation to help better serve our customers,” said Judy Sansone, Senior Vice President of Front Store Business & Chief Merchant at CVS Pharmacy.

The importance of linking patients to technological solutions that make health care more convenient, consistent, and inexpensive has been recognised by CVS Health. They are using technology to ensure that patients and their providers have easy access to health services at any time or location, as well as to improve care coordination.

It is critical to ensure that patients take their medications on time and exactly as prescribed in order to improve health outcomes and avoid costly hospital visits. Patients may manage their prescriptions more easily with CVS Health’s technological solutions.

  • ScriptPath Prescription Schedule gives patients a quick overview of their medications, letting them know exactly what to take, when to take it, and how much to take.
  • Patients and caregivers who need several maintenance medications can use ScriptSync to pick up all of their qualified prescriptions at once during a monthly CVS Pharmacy visit.

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What are CVS Health key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by CVS Health?

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

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

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Updated on April 3, 2022

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