Lincoln National Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Lincoln National has a total of 19 patents globally, out of which 11 have been granted. Of these 19 patents, more than 26% patents are active. The United States of America is where Lincoln National has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Canada. Parallelly, the United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Lincoln National.

Lincoln National was founded in the year 1905 by Perry Randall. This is a financial services company headquartered in Radnor, PA, marketed as Lincoln Financial Group. The Company offers diverse solutions including annuities, life, group life, disability and dental insurance, employer-sponsored retirement plans, savings plans, and comprehensive financial planning and advisory services. As of February 2023, the market cap of Lincoln National is $ 5.72 Billion.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Lincoln National have?

The founder Perry Randall has 0 patent and CEO Ellen Cooper has 0 patent.

How many patents does Lincoln National have?

Lincoln National has a total of 19 patents globally. These patents belong to 11 unique patent families. Out of 19 patents, 5 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Lincoln National File Every Year?

Lincoln National 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 GrantLincoln National Applications FiledLincoln National Patents Granted

How many Lincoln National patents are Alive/Dead?

Lincoln National Patent Portfolio

 How Many Patents did Lincoln National File in Different Countries?

Lincoln National Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Lincoln National Filed Patents

United States Of America17

Where are Research Centres of Lincoln National Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Lincoln National

10 Best Lincoln National Patents

US6611815B1 is the most popular patent in the Lincoln National portfolio. It has received 219 citations so far from companies like Annuitynet, Trurisk and Discovery.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Lincoln National:

Publication NumberCitation Count

What Percentage of Lincoln National US Patent Applications were Granted?

Lincoln National (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 9 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 5 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 62.5%.

Below are the key stats of Lincoln National patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Lincoln National?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Barnes & Thornburg972.22%

List of Lincoln National patents

Lincoln National patentsTitle
US8756084B2Method And Apparatus For Providing Retirement Income Benefits
US8484055B2Method And Apparatus For Providing Retirement Income Benefits
US8429052B2Method And System For Providing Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plan
US8204767B2Method And Apparatus For Providing Retirement Income Benefits
US8175940B2Method And System For Administering A Variable Universal Life Insurance Product Having A Volatility Reduction Feature
US8095398B2Method And Apparatus For Providing Retirement Income Benefits
US7877303B2System And Methods For Tracking The Relative Interests Of The Parties To An Insurance Policy
US7376608B1Method And System For Providing Retirement Income Benefits
US7143051B1Method And System For Quoting, Issuing, And Administering Insurance Policies Including Determining Whether Insurance Policies Are Self Bill Or List Bill
US7089201B1Method And Apparatus For Providing Retirement Income Benefits
US6611815B1Method And System For Providing Account Values In An Annuity With Life Contingencies
US20140108297A1Method And Apparatus For Providing Retirement Income Benefits
US20140058976A1Computerized Sales Tool For Visualizing The Impact Of Selective Financial Products On Retirement Planning
US20130179358A1Method And System For Providing Employer- Sponsored Retirement Plan
US20100191548A1Computer Method And System For Administering Investment Account
US20080306878A1Method And System For Administering Index-Linked Annuity
US20030120570A1System And Method For Administering Death Benefits
CA2691173A1Computer Method And System For Administering Investment Account
CA2568240A1Method And System For Providing Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plan

What are Lincoln National key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Lincoln National?

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

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


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