Hologic Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Hologic has a total of 7163 patents globally, out of which 3905 have been granted. Of these 7163 patents, more than 52% patents are active. United States of America is where Hologic has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Japan. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and also is the origin country of Hologic.

Hologic was founded in 1985 by Jay Stein. Hologic is a developer, manufacturer, and supplier of premium diagnostic products, medical imaging systems, and surgical products. The Company’s core business units focus on diagnostics, breast health, GYN surgical, and skeletal health. As of May 2022, Hologic has a market cap of $18.80 Billion.

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

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Hologic have?

The Founder Jay Stein has 631 patents and the CEO Stephen P. MacMillan have 31 patents.

How many patents does Hologic have?

Hologic has a total of 7163 patents globally. These patents belong to 1489 unique patent families. Out of 7163 patents, 3740 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Hologic File Every Year?

Hologic 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 GrantHologic Applications FiledHologic Patents Granted
2011287211
2012235251
2013304211
2014326211
2015217231
2016210206
2017297222
2018356254
2019414252
2020239283
2021210292
2022970

How many Hologic patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Hologic Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Hologic File in Different Countries?

Hologic Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Hologic Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America2130
Europe888
Japan710
Australia579
Germany497
Canada425
China212
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)159
Austria155
Spain134
Korea (South)114
United Kingdom69
India68
Israel60
Denmark48
Taiwan47
Brazil45
France40
Mexico25
Singapore21
Poland8
Portugal8
Finland7
New Zealand3
Slovenia2
Turkey2
Norway2
Switzerland2
Belgium2
Uruguay1
Argentina1
Russia1
Hungary1
Croatia1
Colombia1
Sweden1

Where are Research Centers of Hologic Patents Located?

Research Centers of Hologic Patents

10 Best Hologic Patents

US20090270895A1 is the most popular patent in the Hologic portfolio. It has received 960 citations so far from companies like Ethicon Llc, Covidien Lp and Cilag Gmbh International.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20090270895A1960
US20090247901A1868
US6508815B1672
US6358263B2618
US9039694B2544
US6758824B1539
US9144455B2538
US6638235B2537
US6405733B1485
US6361945B1463

Which Companies are using Hologic 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 Hologic patent portfolio are Bank Of America, Philips and General Electric.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Bank Of America110
Philips58
General Electric50
Canon36
Siemens Healthcare Gmbh35
Fujifilm31
Samsung Electronics30
Covidien23
Goldman Sachs Bank Usa21
Sysmex Corporation20

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Hologic Patents

Top Hologic Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US6773882B225
US8574253B224
US7512445B218
US6678669B217
US8659507B216
US8528563B216
US9060760B214
US6638235B214
US7869563B213
US7831296B213
US7577282B213
US6851851B213
US7252004B213
US9259233B212
US8768026B212

What Percentage of Hologic US Patent Applications were Granted?

Hologic (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 2237 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 1632 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 82.6%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Hologic?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Hologic Inc37177.81%
Gen Probe Incorporated35391.69%
Hologic Vista Ip Law Group21378.68%
Merchant & Gould17996.20%
Vista Ip Law Group Llp13369.17%
Casimir Jones Sc12265.83%
Richard Wydeven7796.61%
Rothwell Figg Ernst & Manbeck Pc5496.23%
Sherbina Intellectual Property Law Pllc5093.94%
Gary J Gershik John P White49100.00%

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What are Hologic‘s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Hologic?

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

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

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