Exact Sciences Patents – Insights & Stats

Exact Sciences has a total of 1434 patents globally, out of which 639 have been granted. Of these 1434 patents, more than 62% patents are active. The United States of America is where Exact Sciences has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Australia. Parallelly, the United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Exact Sciences.

Exact Sciences was founded in the year 1995. Exact Sciences is committed to creating and commercializing a non-invasive molecular screening test for the early identification and prevention of colorectal cancer. The Company’s test is a stool-based DNA test that identifies both pre-cancer and malignancy by finding genetic abnormalities in colon cancer cells. As of February 2023, Exact Sciences has a market cap of $11.41 Billion.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Exact Sciences have?

The founders Anthony P. Shuber, Stanley Lapidus Hanes have 0 patents and CEO Kevin Conroy have 12 patents.

How many patents does Exact Sciences have?

Exact Sciences has a total of 1434 patents globally. These patents belong to 264 unique patent families. Out of 1434 patents, 897 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Exact Sciences File Every Year?

Exact Sciences 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 GrantExact Sciences Applications FiledExact Sciences Patents Granted
20234
20222745
20214459
20208165
20197758
20186952
20175358
20165930
20158346
20147155
20137837
20128028
201111728

How many Exact Sciences patents are Alive/Dead?

Exact Sciences Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Exact Sciences File in Different Countries?

Exact Sciences Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Exact Sciences Filed Patents

CountryPatent
United States Of America313
Europe176
Australia115
Japan102
Canada90
Germany76
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)74
Spain56
China48
Israel45
Singapore38
Denmark32
New Zealand27
Mexico27
Korea (South)20
Austria15
Brazil10
India8
Italy7
Colombia4
Hungary4
Poland4
Taiwan2
Norway2
South Africa2
Argentina2
Portugal2
Russia2
Turkey1

Where are Research Centres of Exact Sciences Patents Located?

Research Centres of Exact Sciences Patents

10 Best Exact Sciences Patents

US7081340B2 is the most popular patent in the Exact Sciences portfolio. It has received 227 citations so far from companies like Somalogic, Osi Pharmaceuticals and Raindance Technologies.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Exact Sciences:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US7081340B2192
US7056674B2139
US20060099567A1129
US6964846B1126
US8361720B2117
US20020095585A1117
US20030049659A1112
US20080176209A1107
US7368233B2101
USD574505S195

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 64 Exact Sciences patents in 289 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Exact Sciences patent portfolio are Qiagen, Epigenomics and Life Technologies.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Exact Sciences –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Exact Sciences PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Qiagen46
Epigenomics45
Life Technologies45
Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And Research47
Takara Bio38
Expanse Bioinformatics33
Tpg Specialty Lending33
Olympus Corporation310
Dna Genotek37
Lunapbc36

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Exact Sciences Patents

Top Exact Sciences Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US20020095585A112
US8900856B212
US7695913B28
US20080176209A16
US7081340B26
US20060099567A16
US20070128636A16
US9005891B26
US20100092981A15
US7871769B24
US6551777B13
US20050064455A13
US20090258795A13
US20050095634A13
US8273534B23

What Percentage of Exact Sciences US Patent Applications were Granted?

Exact Sciences (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 183 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 108 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 65.06%.

Below are the key stats of Exact Sciences patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Exact Sciences?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Casimir Jones10480.22%
Exact Sciences2285%
Laboratory Corporation2272.73%
Wolf Greenfield & Sacks100%
Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault60%
Goodwin Procter40%
Law Office Of Julia A Kim466.67%
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati40%
Hollie L Baker20%
Patrick R H Waller20%
Seed Intellectual Property Law Group20%
Knechtel Demeur & Samlan10%

What are Exact Sciences key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Exact Sciences?

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

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

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