Japan Lifeline Patents – Insights & Stats (Updated 2023)

Japan Lifeline has a total of 973 patents globally, out of which 487 have been granted. Of these 973 patents, more than 48% patents are active. Japan is where Japan Lifeline has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by China and Korea (South). Parallelly, Japan seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Japan Lifeline.

Japan Lifeline was founded in 1981. Japan Lifeline specializes in cardiovascular medical devices, offering implantable devices for arrhythmia treatment, disposable catheters for diagnosis and treatment, prosthetic devices for vessel and heart valve replacement, and intravascular tools for cardiac and arterial conditions.

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

How many patents does Japan Lifeline have?

Japan Lifeline has a total of 973 patents globally. These patents belong to 421 unique patent families. Out of 973 patents, 470 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Japan Lifeline File Every Year?

Japan Lifeline 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 GrantJapan Lifeline Applications FiledJapan Lifeline Patents Granted
2023718
20222634
20214535
20205838
20195740
20188236
20175653
20167654
20157036
20145238

How many Japan Lifeline patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Japan Lifeline Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Japan Lifeline File in Different Countries?

Japan Lifeline Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Japan Lifeline Filed Patents

CountryPatent
Japan339
China99
Korea (South)68
Taiwan64
United States of America42
Europe (EPO)33
Germany33
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)25
Austria16
Philippines8
Malaysia8
Australia7
India7
Canada6
Viet Nam3
Brazil2
Spain1
Singapore1

Where are Research Centers of Japan Lifeline Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Japan Lifeline

10 Best Japan Lifeline Patents

JP2010214054A is the most popular patent in the Japan Lifeline portfolio. It has received 54 citations so far from companies like Asahi Intec Co, Asahi Eishika, FMD Co.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Japan Lifeline:

Publication NumberCitation Count
JP2010214054A54
WO2011132409A150
JP2003299739A49
US20110160785A146
JP2009268696A44
JP2010220778A34
JP2012034852A31
JP2007111118A31
CN102143781A30
WO2009125575A129

What Percentage of Japan Lifeline US Patent Applications Were Granted?

Japan Lifeline (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 39 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 18 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 72%.

Below are the key stats of Japan Lifeline patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Japan Lifeline?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Muramatsu & Associates1371.43%
Holtz Holtz & Volek Pc862.50%
Muncy Geissler Olds & Lowe Pc60%
Sughrue Mion Pllc6100.00%
Masuvalley & Partners20%
Wolf Greenfield & Sacks Pc2100.00%
Locke Lord Llp10.00%
The Webb Law Firm Pc10.00%

What are Japan Lifeline key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Japan Lifeline?

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

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

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