Fortra Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Fortra has a total of 358 patents globally, out of which 215 have been granted. Of these 358 patents, more than 57% patents are active. The United States of America is where Fortra has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Australia and Europe. Parallelly, the United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Fortra.

Fortra formerly known as HelpSystems was founded in the year 1982 by Dick Jacobson. The company operates as a software company. The Company provides automation, cyber security, optimization, monitoring, compliance, business intelligence, and cloud management products and solutions. They serves customers worldwide.

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

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

The founder Dick Jacobson has 0 patent and CEO Kate Bolseth have 0 patent.

How many patents does Fortra have?

Fortra has a total of 358 patents globally. These patents belong to 160 unique patent families. Out of 358 patents, 206 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Fortra File Every Year?

Fortra 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 GrantFortra Applications FiledFortra Patents Granted
202215
202139
2020617
2019827
20181417
20172315
20162619
20151716
20142928
20132318
20122411
2011218

How many Fortra patents are Alive/Dead?

Fortra Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Fortra File in Different Countries?

Fortra Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Fortra Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America204
Australia36
Europe24
United Kingdom18
Canada14
Germany10
Sweden2
Europe2
China1
Italy1
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)1
New Zealand1
Austria1

Where are the Research Centres of Fortra Patents Located?

Research Centres of Fortra Patents

10 Best Fortra Patents

US7181769B1 is the most popular patent in the Fortra portfolio. It has received 373 citations so far from companies like Fujitsu, Solutionary, and Sourcefire.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US7181769B1373
US20030028803A1364
US20120143650A1319
US20030056116A1314
US7073198B1219
US6957348B1205
US7228566B2185
US7325252B2140
US8631489B2112
US7594273B2102

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO used 123 Fortra patents in 1062 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Fortra patent portfolio are Ibm, Mcafee, and Microsoft.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Fortra –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Fortra PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
IBM4284
Mcafee1638
Microsoft1422
Cisco Technology1220
Jefferies Finance1046
Bank Of America1020
Palo Alto Networks1021
Ca Inc912
At&T819
Verisign79

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Fortra Patents

Top Fortra Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US7594270B232
US8566928B228
US20030056116A119
US7228566B217
US10715543B214
US8826438B213
US8407805B213
US20030028803A111
US9922190B211
US7073198B110
US9922055B210
US7181769B110
US20060075503A19
US20180091453A19
US7325252B29

What Percentage of Fortra US Patent Applications were Granted?

Fortra (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 43 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 35 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 94.59%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Fortra?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Fredrikson & Byron Pa34100.00%
Venable Llp40%
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders Llp3100.00%
Office Of Technology Licensing20%

What are Fortra key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Fortra?

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

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

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Updated on December 7, 2022

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