IAC has a total of 1728 patents globally, out of which 977 have been granted. Of these 1728 patents, more than 14% patents are active. The United States of America is where IAC has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Germany and the United Kingdom. Parallelly, the United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of IAC.
IAC was founded in the year 1995. The Company operates as a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides media and Internet services. As of March 2023, the market cap of IAC is $4.61 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of IAC which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find IAC patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over IAC patent portfolio.
How many patents does the founder and the CEO of IAC have?
The founder Barry Diller has 0 patent and CEO Joey Levin has 0 patent.
How many patents does IAC have?
IAC has a total of 1728 patents globally. These patents belong to 926 unique patent families. Out of 1728 patents, 245 patents are active.
How Many Patents did IAC 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||IAC Applications Filed||IAC Patents Granted|
How many IAC patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did IAC File in Different Countries?
Countries in which IAC Filed Patents
|United States Of America||836|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||3|
Where are Research Centres of IAC Patents Located?
10 Best IAC Patents
US6584464B1 is the most popular patent in the IAC portfolio. It has received 663 citations so far from companies like IBM, Yahoo and Microsoft.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of IAC:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to IAC patents?
The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to IAC invention. They couldn’t because IAC had protected those before them.
Examiners at the USPTO referred 441 IAC patents in 2889 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).
The top citing companies in IAC patent portfolio are Ford, Google and Microsoft.
List of the Companies who’s Patents were rejected citing IAC –
|Company||Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing IAC Patents||Number of Rejections (102 & 103)|
|Gm Global Technology||40||88|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on IAC Patents
Top IAC Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of IAC US Patent Applications were Granted?
IAC (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 129 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 57 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 44.19%.
Below are the key stats of IAC patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for IAC?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Stephen M De Klerk||37||13.51%|