Equinix Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Equinix has a total of 351 patents globally, out of which 212 have been granted. Of these 351 patents, more than 87% patents are active. United States of America is where Equinix has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Australia. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Equinix.

Equinix was founded in 1998 by Jay Adelson. Equinix operates as a real estate investment trust. The Company invests in interconnected data centers. Equinix focuses on developing network and cloud-neutral data center platform for cloud and information technology, enterprises, network, and mobile services providers, as well as for financial companies. As of March 2022, Equinix has a market cap of $63.85 Billion.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Equinix have?

The CEO, Charles J. Meyers have 5 patents.

How many patents does Equinix have?

Equinix has a total of 351 patents globally. These patents belong to 95 unique patent families. Out of 351 patents, 306 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Equinix File Every Year?

Equinix Patents 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 GrantEquinix Applications FiledEquinix Patents Granted
20111
20126
201315
201478
2015202
2016985
2017377
20184238
20192152
20204745
20211535
202210

How many Equinix patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Equinix Patents Portfolio

Patent Families

Equinix Patents

How Many Patents did Equinix File in Different Countries?

Equinix Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Equinix Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America128
Europe35
Australia27
Singapore25
China24
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)21
Germany15
Japan14
Canada11
Brazil9
Denmark1
Hungary1
Austria1
Poland1

Where are Research Centers of Equinix Patents Located?

Research Centers of Equinix Patents

10 Best Equinix Patents

US7577154B1 is the most popular patent in the Equinix portfolio. It has received 85 citations so far from companies like Mcafee, Amazon and Hewlett Packard.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US7577154B185
US6976269B166
US6971029B155
US8537845B248
US6515224B147
US20040120262A143
US9983860B140
US10355989B132
US9886267B231
US8379656B227

What Percentage of Equinix US Patent Applications were Granted?

Equinix (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 106 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 89 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 97.8%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Equinix?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Shumaker & Sieffert Pa10398.88%
Barnes & Thornburg Llp10%
Greenberg Traurig Llp1100.00%
James H Salter10.00%

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What are Equinix‘s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Equinix?

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

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

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Updated on April 3, 2022

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