Hercules Capital has a total of 53 patents globally, out of which 33 have been granted. Of these 53 patents, more than 16% patents are active. United States of America is where Hercules Capital has filed the maximum number of patents. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Hercules Capital.
Hercules Capital was founded in the year 2003. The Company operates as a venture capital firm. The Firm provides venture debt to technology, life sciences and renewable technology industries. As of May 2023, the market cap of Hercules Capital is $1.93 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Hercules Capital which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Hercules Capital patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Hercules Capital patent portfolio.
How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Hercules Capital have?
The founder Manuel A. Henriquez has 0 patent, Roy Y. Liu has 5 patents and Scott Harvey has 26 patents. The CEO Scott Bluestein has 0 patent.
How many patents does Hercules Capital have?
Hercules Capital has a total of 53 patents globally. These patents belong to 32 unique patent families. Out of 53 patents, 9 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Hercules Capital 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.
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How many Hercules Capital patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Hercules Capital File in Different Countries?
All the Patents were filed by Hercules Capital in the United States of America.
Where are Research Centres of Hercules Capital Patents Located?
The Research Centre for all the Hercules Capital patents is the United States of America.
10 Best Hercules Capital Patents
US6944034B1 is the most popular patent in the Hercules Capital portfolio. It has received 329 citations so far from companies like Marvell International, Ricoh Company and Sony Corporation.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Hercules Capital:
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How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Hercules Capital patents?
The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Hercules Capital invention. They couldn’t because Hercules Capital had protected those before them.
Examiners at the USPTO referred 28 Hercules Capital patents in 176 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).
The top citing companies in the Hercules Capital patent portfolio are Power Integrations, Ebara Corporation and Rohm.
List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Hercules Capital –
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Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Hercules Capital Patents
Top Hercules Capital Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
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