F5 has a total of 1087 patents globally, out of which 686 have been granted. Of these 1087 patents, more than 60% patents are active. United States of America is where F5 has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Germany, it has generated an annual revenue of $2.6 billion in the year 2021. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of F5.
F5 was founded in the year 1996 by Jeff Hussey. Company is doing business in application security, multi-cloud management, online fraud prevention, application delivery networking, application availability & performance, network security, and access & authorization. As of March 2022, F5 has a market cap of $12.3 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of F5 which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find F5’s patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over F5’s patent portfolio.
How many patents does the founder and the CEO of F5 have?
The founder, Jeff Hussey has 0 patents. The CEO, François Locoh-Donou has 0 patents.
How many patents does F5 have?
F5 has a total of 1087 patents globally. These patents belong to 504 unique patent families. Out of 1087 patents, 663 patents are active.
How many F5 patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did F5 File Every Year?
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 Grant||F5 Applications Filed||F5 Patents Granted|
How Many Patents did F5 File in Different Countries?
Countries in which F5 Filed Patents
|United States Of America||679|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||22|
Where are Research Centers of F5 Patents Located?
10 Best F5 Patents
US6374300B2 is the most popular patent in the F5 portfolio. It has received 410 citations so far from companies like IBM, Cisco, and Netvmg.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of F5:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using F5 Patents to Advance their Research?
If patents or patents from a particular technology area of a company receive a lot of citations, it implies that the technology is being followed and incrementally innovated by the citing companies. It also indicates that citing companies are working on similar and closely related technologies.
The top citing companies in the F5 patent portfolio are IBM, Microsoft, and Amazon.
List of the top forward citing Companies –
|Company||Number of Patents|
|Bank Of New York Mellon||14|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on F5 Patents
Top F5 Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of F5 US Patent Applications were Granted?
F5 (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 466 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 400 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 90.5%.
Below are the key stats of F5 patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for F5?
|Law Firm||Total Application||Success Rate|
|Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders Llp F5 Patents||196||88.24%|
|F5 Networks Inc||158||92.26%|
|Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders Llp F5 In House||12||100.00%|
|Holland & Hart Llp F5 Networks||11||54.55%|
|Perkins Coie Llp F5 Networks Inc||6||100.00%|
|Beyer Law Group Llp||3||0%|
|Merchant & Gould P C||3||0%|
|Daniel M Cislo||1||100.00%|
|Darby & Darby P C||1||0.00%|
F5’s inventions are all based on significant insights into the requirements and desires of consumers. F5 strives to create software with a purpose that customers will pick again and again.
F5 is working on a wide range of projects, combining the hunt for breakthrough technology with the continual need to adapt to consumer needs and improve the sustainability of F5 products.
F5 accomplishes this by combining significant consumer trends, cutting-edge science, and the use of data and digital technologies to create exceptional products, services, and experiences.
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What are F5 key innovation segments?
What Technologies are Covered by F5?
The chart below distributes patents filed by F5 in different countries on the basis of the technology protected in patents. It also represents the markets where F5 thinks it’s important to protect particular technology inventions.
R&D Focus: How F5 search focus changed over the years?
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