Elastic Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Elastic has a total of 140 patents globally, out of which 57 have been granted. Of these 140 patents, more than 82% patents are active. United States of America is where Elastic has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and United Kingdom. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Elastic.

Elastic was founded in the year 2012. Elastic offers scalable, on-demand business development services to technology start-ups with venture capital funding. The company provides a sales communication platform that redefines sales by fusing software and human resources. It also enables users to manage their sales team through the cloud and receive real-time statistics. As of December 2022, the market cap of Elastic is $5.30 Billion.

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

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

The founder Shay Banon have 0 patents, Simon Willnauer have 8 patents, Steven Schuurman have 0 patents, Uri Boness have 0 patents and CEO Ashutosh Kulkarni have 0 patents.

How many patents does Elastic have?

Elastic has a total of 140 patents globally. These patents belong to 57 unique patent families. Out of 140 patents, 115 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Elastic File Every Year?

Elastic 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 GrantElastic Applications FiledElastic Patents Granted

How many Elastic patents are Alive/Dead?

Elastic Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Elastic File in Different Countries?

Elastic Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Elastic Filed Patents

United States of America99
United Kingdom7

Where are Research Centres of Elastic Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Elastic

10 Best Elastic Patents

US20180316707A1 is the most popular patent in the Elastic portfolio. It has received 31 citations so far from companies like Microsoft, IBM and Rapid7.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO used 10 Elastic patents in 19 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Elastic patent portfolio are Emc Ip, IBM and Surf Canyon.

List of the Companies who’s Patents were rejected citing Elastic –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Elastic PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Emc Ip22
Surf Canyon11
Nec Laboratories12
Cisco Technology11
Digital Immunity11
University Of Illinois11
Digits Financial11

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Elastic Patents

Blocked Patent Applications by Elastic

What Percentage of Elastic US Patent Applications were Granted?

Elastic (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 70 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 34 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 94.44%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Elastic?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Carr & Ferrell7094.44%

What are Elastic key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Elastic?

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

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


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