Infraredx Patents – Insights & Stats (Updated 2024)

Infraredx has a total of 212 patents globally, out of which 82 have been granted. Of these 212 patents, more than 23% patents are active. The United States of America is where Infraredx has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe (EPO) and Japan. Parallelly, The United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and also the origin country of Infraredx.

Infraredx is subpart of Nipro Corporation was founded in the year 1998. InfraReDx, Inc. specializes in the design, development, manufacturing, and distribution of medical devices, with a focus on near-infrared spectroscopic (NIRS) technology and its utilization in coronary imaging.

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

How many patents does Infraredx have?

Infraredx has a total of 212 patents globally. These patents belong to 40 unique patent families. Out of 212 patents, 49 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Infraredx File Every Year?

Infraredx 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 GrantInfraredx Applications FiledInfraredx Patents Granted
20241
20231
202225
20206
20193
2018142
201722
20162
201513
201482

How many Infraredx patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Infraredx Patents worldwide Trends

How Many Patents did Infraredx File in Different Countries?

Infraredx Patents Worldwide Filing

Countries in which Infraredx Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America65
Europe (EPO)35
Japan32
Australia12
Germany10
Austria9
Canada3
China2
Brazil2
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)2
Spain1
South Korea1
Portugal1
Denmark1
India1

Where are Research Centers of Infraredx Patents Located?

Infraredx Patents R&D Center

10 Best Infraredx Patents

US6701181B2 is the most popular patent in the Infraredx portfolio. It has received 319 citations so far from companies like The General Hospital Corporation, Prescient Medical, Monteris Medical Corporation.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6701181B2319
US6949072B2220
WO2005000115A1150
US8052605B2145
US6706004B2129
US7539530B2122
US6615062B2121
US20040260182A1113
US6654630B289
US20050165315A181

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 37 Infraredx patents in 228 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Infraredx patent portfolio are Volcano Corporation, Boston Scientific Scimed, Lightlab Imaging.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Infraredx –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Infraredx PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Volcano Corp1032
Boston Scientific510
Lightlab Imaging516
Gearbox419
Terumo Kk37
Cilag Gmbh39
Cornova36
Ninepoint Medical22
Samsung23

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Infraredx Patents

Top Infraredx Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8052605B212
US8000774B28
US6873868B28
US6949072B27
US7689268B27
US7376456B26
US20090270815A15
US6701181B24
US9713448B24
US7672713B23
US20050165315A13
US6706004B23
US6654630B22
US6615062B22
US7450241B22

What Percentage of Infraredx US Patent Applications were Granted?

Infraredx (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 11 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 4 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 40.0%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Infraredx?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Rothwell Figg Ernst & Manbeck Pc837.5%
Fish & Richardson Pc10%
Proskauer Rose Llp1100.0%
Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault Llp10.0%

What are Infraredx key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Infraredx?

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

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

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