Echosens Patents – Insights and Stats (Updated 2024)

Echosens has a total of 422 patents globally, out of which 252 have been granted. Of these 422 patents, more than 54% patents are active. China is where Echosens has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by United States of America and Europe (EPO). Parallelly, China seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also France is the origin country of Echosens.

Echosens is the subpart of Inner Mongolia Furui Medical Science founded in 2001 by Laurent Sandrin. The Company manufactures and markets non-invasive diagnostic products and services for hepatology, chronic liver, and virus such as HBV and HCV diseases. Echosens serves customers worldwide.

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

How many patents does Echosens have?

Echosens has a total of 422 patents globally. These patents belong to 158 unique patent families. Out of 422 patents, 231 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Echosens File Every Year?

Echosens 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 GrantEchosens Applications FiledEchosens Patent Granted
202413
202336
202218
202126
2020817
2019133
201884
201796
201699
201595
201452

How many Echosens patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Echosens Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Echosens File in Different Countries?

Echosens Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Echosens Filed Patents

CountryPatents
China120
United States Of America37
Europe (EPO)34
Japan26
Germany22
France21
Korea (South)15
India14
Australia13
Spain13
Brazil13
South Africa11
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)10
Indonesia8
Russia7
Israel7
Austria6
United Kingdom4
Taiwan4
Portugal3
Poland3
Canada2
Italy2
Singapore1
Turkey1

Where are Research Centers of Echosens Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Echosens

What key Technologies are covered by Echosens Patents?

Echosens Patent Technology Area

Recognized as a key player in the field of medical technology, Echosens has established an impressive portfolio of patents showcasing its commitment to advancing diagnostic solutions for liver health and related medical conditions. Let’s delve into the broad spectrum of technology areas encapsulated within Echosens’ pioneering patent portfolio:

The company has filed a significant number of patents related to Ultrasonic Equipment & System like Portable Ultrasonic Therapeutic Apparatus, Ultrasound Probe with Housing and Interchangeable Tip among many.

Additionally under Medical Device patents like to Urine Analyzer, Apparatus & Disposable Device for performing blood tests have been covered.

US20220015737A1 this patent under Liver Health talks about a system and method for checking the health of a person’s liver.

Patents under Design mostly covered Portable Ultrasonic Equipment and Systems.

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

Echosens Technology protected in different countries

R&D Focus: How Echosens Research Focus Changed Over the Years?

Echosens Technology through the years

10 Best Echosens Patents

US8419642B2 is the most popular patent in the Echosens portfolio. It has received 37 citations so far from companies like Maui Imaging, HomoSonics, Super Sonic Imagine.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US8419642B237
WO2010063951A121
WO2010128221A120
US7553283B219
CN200979554Y13
US20120065504A112
CN201311392Y11
CN104490418A11
US7578789B210
CN100438833C9

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 9 Echosens patents in 49 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing company in the Echosens patent portfolio is Hisky Medical.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Echosens –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Echosens PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Hisky Medical514
Clarius Mobile Health Corp110
Biosense Webster (Israel) Ltd11

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Echosens Patents

Blocked Patent Applications by Echosens

Top Echosens Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US7578789B27
US20190231318A12
US11331073B22
US9918695B22
US11039781B21
US9341601B21
US11529121B21
US20110004104A11
US20120065504A11

What Percentage of Echosens US Patent Applications were Granted?

Echosens (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 37 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 25 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 80.6%.

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

Echosens Granted US Patent Applications

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Echosens?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationSuccess rate
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman Llp2488.89%
Potomac Law Group Pllc683.33%
Stites & Harbison Pllc2100.00%
Davidson Davidson & Kappel Llc10.00%
Fletcher Yoder10.00%
Ip Group Of Dla Piper Llp1100.00%
Paul Hastings Llp1100.00%
Proskauer Rose Llp10.00%

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