Fortinet has a total of 2075 patents globally, out of which 1578 have been granted. Of these 2075 patents, more than 65% patents are active. United States of America is where Fortinet has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Japan and China. Parallelly, Japan seems to be the main focused R&D center and USA is the origin country of Fortinet.
Fortinet was founded in 2000 by Ken Xie and Michael Xie. Fortinet provides network security solutions. The Company offers network security appliances, software, and subscription services. Fortinet systems integrate the industry’s broadest suite of security technologies, including firewall, VPN, antivirus, intrusion prevention (IPS), web filtering, antispam, and traffic shaping. As of April 2022, Fortinet has a market cap of $54.59 Billion.
Read about some of the most popular patents of Fortinet which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Fortinet patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Fortinet patent portfolio.
How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Fortinet have?
The Founder Michael Xie has 120 and Ken Xie has 0 patents and the CEO, Ken Xie has 0 patents.
How many patents does Fortinet have?
Fortinet has a total of 2075 patents globally. These patents belong to 1047 unique patent families. Out of 2075 patents, 1359 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Fortinet 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||Fortinet Applications Filed||Fortinet Patents Granted|
How many Fortinet patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Fortinet File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Fortinet Filed Patents
|United States Of America||1281|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||4|
Where are Research Centers of Fortinet Patents Located?
10 Best Fortinet Patents
US7590404B1 is the most popular patent in the Fortinet portfolio. It has received 378 citations so far from companies like Nicira Inc, VMware Inc and Hewlett-Packard.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Fortinet:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using Fortinet 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 Fortinet patent portfolio are Cisco, IBM and Fujitsu.
List of the top forward citing Companies –
|Company||Number of Patents|
|Cisco Technology Inc||84|
|Amazon Technologies Inc||28|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Fortinet Patents
Top Fortinet Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Fortinet US Patent Applications were Granted?
Fortinet (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 574 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 440 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 88.53%.
Below are the key stats of Fortinet patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Fortinet?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Michael A Desanctis||249||83.53%|
|Law Office Of Dorian Cartwright||197||96.20%|
|Douglas M Hamilton||59||80.00%|
|Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner Pa||19||89.47%|
|Butzel Long 030120||13||100.00%|
|Edell Shapiro & Finnan Llc||7||100.00%|
|Nicholson De Vos Webster & Elliott Llp||7||100.00%|
|Hickman Becker Bingham Ledesma Llp||3||0%|
|Law Office Of Lance C Venable Pllc||2||50.00%|
|Morgan Lewis & Bockius Llp||2||100.00%|
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