Gilead Sciences Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Gilead Sciences has a total of 17232 patents globally, out of which 7456 have been granted. Of these 17232 patents, more than 54% patents are active. United States of America is where Gilead Sciences has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Japan and Australia. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Gilead Sciences.

Gilead Sciences was founded in 1987 by Michael L. Riordan. Gilead Sciences is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, and commercializes therapeutics to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases. The company primary areas of focus include HIV, AIDS, liver disease, and serious cardiovascular and respiratory conditions. As of February 2022, Gilead Sciences has a market cap of $76.58 Billion.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Gilead Sciences have?

The CEO, Daniel O’Day have 0 patents.

How many patents does Gilead Sciences have?

Gilead Sciences has a total of 17232 patents globally. These patents belong to 1810 unique patent families. Out of 17232 patents, 9465 patents are active.

How many Gilead Sciences patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Gilead Sciences Patents Portfolio

Patent Families

Gilead Sciences Patents

How Many Patents did Gilead Sciences File Every Year?

Gilead 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 GrantGilead Sciences Applications FiledGilead Sciences Patents Granted
20111002300
2012992391
20131112433
20141116494
20151286653
20161062663
20171005820
2018853661
2019711530
2020478473
2021293494
2022256

How Many Patents did Gilead Sciences File in Different Countries?

Gilead Sciences Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Gilead Sciences Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America2205
Japan1114
Australia1100
Europe1085
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)922
Canada811
China683
Korea (South)593
Germany509
India470
Israel469
Taiwan464
New Zealand433
Spain420
Singapore404
Brazil384
Mexico382
Argentina298
Portugal287
Slovenia210
Poland194
Denmark188
Austria159
Viet Nam147
South Africa142
Indonesia136
Chile130
Peru115
Cyprus108
Croatia107
Norway106
Uruguay105
Philippines102
Macao93
Costa Rica84
Russian Federation80
Malaysia79
Hungary78
Africa78
Eurasian Patent Organization74
Bolivia70
United Kingdom63
Colombia63
Lithuania61
Serbia58
Ecuador48
Turkey46
Montenegro40
Morocco37
Dominican Republic30
San Marino24
Paraguay19
Cuba16
El Salvador16
Czech Republic14
Jordan14
Netherlands12
Brunei12
Luxembourg12
Ukraine12
Iceland10
Georgia8
Saudi Arabia7
Republic of Moldova6
Gulf Cooperation Council5
Guatemala4
Belgium3
Estonia2
Panama2
Ireland2
Bulgaria2
Belarus2
Slovakia2
Greece1
Finland1
Switzerland1
United Arab Emirates1
Mongolia1
Nicaragua1
Tunisia1

Where are Research Centers of Gilead Sciences Patents Located?

Research Centers of Gilead Sciences Patents

10 Best Gilead Sciences Patents

US6306393B1 is the most popular patent in the Gilead Sciences portfolio. It has received 961 citations so far from companies like Biogen, Genentech and UCB Biopharma.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6306393B1961
US6187287B1636
US6653104B2564
US6183744B1533
US6331175B1444
US20050100543A1428
WO2010130034A1406
WO2002060492A1396
US7109304B2387
US7151164B2376

Which Companies are using Gilead Sciences 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 Gilead Sciences patent portfolio are Roche Holding Ag, Abbvie and Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Roche Holding Ag17
Abbvie Inc14
Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc14
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp9
Ge Healthcare8
Genentech8
Bristol-Myers Squibb7
Novartis7
Enanta Pharmaceuticals6
Viiv Healthcare Company6

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

Top Gilead Sciences Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US9682143B214
US9087043B213
US8088368B211
US7964580B29
US20020041847A19
US20040043030A18
US7452524B28
US7151164B28
US7429572B28
US7999083B27
US7521056B27
US7011816B27
US7534866B27
US8173621B26
US7943118B26

What Percentage of Gilead Sciences US Patent Applications were Granted?

Gilead Sciences (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 1708 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 989 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 67.32%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Gilead Sciences?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Gilead Sciences72257.14%
Adsero Ip20776.14%
Fish & Richardson9968.67%
Mintz Levin Sfo4289.66%
Ionis Pharmaceuticals37100.00%
Cv Therapeutics3338.46%
Max D Hensley3075.00%
Viksnins Harris Padys Malen3032.14%
Cooley Llp Gilead2350.00%
Mark L Bosse2353.85%

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What are Gilead Sciences key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Gilead Sciences?

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

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

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Updated on April 3, 2022

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