M3 Patents – Key Insights and Stats

M3 has a total of 307 patents globally, out of which 148 have been granted. Of these 307 patents, more than 29% patents are active. Japan is where M3 has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by United States of America and Europe. Parallelly, Japan seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of M3.

M3 was founded in the year 2000. The Company supplies medical information services for doctors through the Internet. The Company also supports marketing of pharmaceutical companies and medical equipment manufacturers. As of March 2023, the market cap of M3 is $1.69 Trillion.

Do read about some of the most popular patents of M3 which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find M3 patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over M3 patent portfolio.

How many patents does M3 have?

M3 has a total of 307 patents globally. These patents belong to 257 unique patent families. Out of 307 patents, 92 patents are active.

How Many Patents did M3 File Every Year?

M3 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 GrantM3 Applications FiledM3 Patents Granted
202237
2021139
2020128
2019118
2018810
20171311
2016114
201575
201446
2013139
2012109

How many M3 patents are Alive/Dead?

M3 Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did M3 File in Different Countries?

M3 Worldwide Patents

Countries in which M3 Filed Patents

CountryPatents
Japan222
United States Of America35
Europe8
China3
Singapore2
Germany2
Italy2
Korea (South)2
Viet Nam1
Norway1
Malaysia1
Austria1
Australia1

Where are the Research Centres of M3 Patents Located?

Research Centres of M3 Patents

10 Best M3 Patents

JP2008136556A is the most popular patent in the M3 portfolio. It has received 111 citations so far from companies like Sony, Kyocera, and Valencell.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of M3:

Publication NumberCitation Count
JP2008136556A111
US6982063B282
US6589483B171
JP2007059386A40
US20120310771A138
US20140180798A135
US8156138B232
US8244564B227
US8364528B226
JP2015136852A23

How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to M3 patents?

The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to M3 invention. They couldn’t because M3 had protected those before them.

Examiners at the USPTO referred 19 M3 patents in 216 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the M3 patent portfolio are Google, IBM and Ebay.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing M3 –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing M3 PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Google917
IBM510
Ebay58
Facebook48
Silicon Valley Bank37
Walmart Apollo37
Amazon22
Meta Platforms22
Zeta Global26
Alibaba Group27

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on M3 Patents

Top M3 Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8244564B249
US20140180798A18
US8364528B28
US8209214B25
US8156138B24
US20120310771A14
US10423999B14
US8924265B24
US6982063B24
US6589483B13
US8108329B23
US20090199233A12
US8019642B22
US8584855B21
US9996626B11

What are M3 key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by M3?

The chart below distributes patents filed by M3 in different countries on the basis of the technology protected in patents. It also represents the markets where M3 thinks it’s important to protect particular technology inventions.

R&D Focus: How has M3 search focus changed over the years?

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