Eplus Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Eplus has a total of 94 patents globally, out of which 53 have been granted. Of these 94 patents, more than 17% patents are active. Korea (South) is where Eplus has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by the United States of America and Japan. Parallelly, Korea (South) seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also the United States is the origin country of Eplus.

Eplus was founded in the year 1990. The company provides IT hardware, software, and services. The Company offers IT solutions for data centers, cloud computing, security, managed and professional services, lease financing, proprietary software, and other related products. The company focuses on serving the middle market and larger commercial enterprises, as well as state and local governments also. As of December 2022, the market cap of Eplus is $ 1.21 Billion.

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

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

The founder Bruce Bowen have 8 patents and CEO Mark Marron have 18 patents.

How many patents does Eplus have?

Eplus has a total of 94 patents globally. These patents belong to 52 unique patent families. Out of 94 patents, 16 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Eplus File Every Year?

Eplus Patents 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 GrantEplus Applications FiledEplus Patents Granted
20211
20202
20193
201759
201653
201555
201461
201344
201144

How many Eplus patents are Alive/Dead?

Eplus Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Eplus File in Different Countries?

Eplus Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Eplus Filed Patents

CountryPatents
Korea (South)32
United States Of America17
Japan7
Canada7
Europe6
China5
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)5
Taiwan3
Israel3
Australia1
United Kingdom1
Brazil1
Mexico1

Where are Research Centres of Eplus Patents Located?

Research Centres of Eplus Patents

10 Best Eplus Patents

US6505172B1 is the most popular patent in the Eplus portfolio. It has received 185 citations so far from companies like Infospace, Applied Materials and IBM.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6505172B1185
US20050288961A1165
US7254581B2128
US6892185B1125
US20080027830A170
US7185069B265
US7047211B158
US6510459B251
US20020052801A147
US7552134B234

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO used 14 Eplus patents in 110 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Eplus patent portfolio are IBM, Sciquest and Amazon.

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

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Eplus PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
IBM816
Sciquest37
Amazon35
Digital River25
Alibaba Group27
Microsoft23
Cisco22
Google22
Cbs Interactive12
Alter Domus13

 

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Eplus Patents

Top Eplus Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US7254581B210
US20080027830A110
US7904348B28
US20050288961A15
US7647373B24
US20080228822A14
US20020052801A14
US6892185B13
US7185069B23
US7526494B22
US7552134B21
US6510459B21
US7644015B21
US6988704B21

What Percentage of Eplus US Patent Applications were Granted?

Eplus (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 4 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 3 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 75.0%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Eplus?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Cha & Reiter366.67%
Stephen Gigante1100.00%

What are Eplus innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Eplus?

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

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

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