Infosys Patents – Insights and Stats (Updated 2023)

Infosys has a total of 1703 patents globally, out of which 606 have been granted. Of these 1703 patents, more than 45% patents are active. The USA is where Infosys has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by India and Europe (EPO). Parallelly, India seems to be the main focused R&D centre of Infosys.

Infosys was founded in 1981. A multinational information technology corporation based in India, Infosys offers services in business consulting, information technology, and outsourcing.

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

How many patents does Infosys have?

Infosys has a total of 1703 patents globally. These patents belong to 774 unique patent families. Out of 1703 patents, 771 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Infosys File Every Year?

Infosys Patent 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 GrantInfosys Applications FiledInfosys Patents Granted
202326
2022829
20214833
20201912
20193124
20182543
20172844
20164773
20155498
201415580
201320665
201222135
201135517

How many Infosys patents are Alive/Dead?

Infosys Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Infosys File in Different Countries?

Infosys Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Infosys Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States of America832
India703
Europe24
Africa22
Singapore12
Australia10
Philippines10
Germany5
China5
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)3
United Kingdom3
Luxembourg3
Netherlands3
Spain2
Denmark1
Turkey1
Hungary1
Portugal1
Malaysia1
Slovenia1
Croatia1
Taiwan1
Indonesia1
Poland1
Japan1

Where are Research Centres of Infosys Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Infosys

What Technologies are covered by Infosys Patents?

Infosys Patent Technology Area

Patents covered under “Software Development” include Software Testing, Web 2.0, Chat-based collaboration Tool and “Method and system for generating three dimensional animation in gaming engine” among many others.

Data Processing & Management” covers patents like “Unified platform for big data processing”, “Systems & Methods for rapid processing of file data” etc.

“Organization Management” include patents related to Resource Management, Customer Relationship Management, and Business Process like “Method and system to optimize customer service processes” etc.

Some other interesting patents filed by Infosys included patents related to Semiconductor Processing, AR/VR, Smart Grid, Green IT and Autonomous Vehicle as well!

One of the patents which falls under “Green IT” talks about “Assessing green IT maturity and providing green it recommendations”.

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

Infosys Technology Protected in different countries

R&D Focus: How Infosys’ Research Focus Changed Over the Years?

Infosys Technology through the years

10 Best Infosys Patents

US7870133B2 is the most popular patent in the Infosys portfolio. It has received 227 citations so far from companies like Apple, Google and Huawei.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US7870133B2227
US20140006153A1196
US7787887B2168
US20160110657A1156
US20080189170A1141
US20090150983A1141
US20160232457A1140
US20120078725A1131
US7735068B2123
US9280535B2108

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO used 496 Infosys patents in 3617 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Infosys patent portfolio are IBM, Microsoft Technology and Oracle.

List of the Companies who’s Patents were rejected citing Infosys –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Infosys PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
IBM98480
Microsoft Technology Licensing Llc52178
Oracle International Corporation1767
Bank Of America1653
SAP1684
Amazon Technologies Inc1554
Samsung Electronics1030
Intel1044
Tata Consultancy Services938
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc923

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Infosys Patents

Blocked Patent Applications by Infosys

Top Infosys Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US9430505B220
US8645529B220
US8402469B213
US20080189170A113
US20090150983A111
US8959536B210
US7864987B210
US8146058B210
US8930381B29
US9092789B29
US9389845B28
US8166309B28
US8255254B28
US20120253745A17
US8874961B27

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