Masimo Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Masimo has a total of 1540 patents globally, out of which 983 have been granted. Of these 1540 patents, more than 72% patents are active. The United States of America is where Masimo has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Japan and Europe. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and also is the origin country of Masimo.

Masimo was founded in 1989 by Joe Kiani. Masimo designs, develops, and licenses medical signal processing and sensor technology for the non-invasive monitoring of physiological parameters. The Company’s products are designed to improve the effectiveness of pulse oximetry by overcoming the inability of current monitors to precisely measure the levels of arterial blood oxygen saturation and low arterial blood flow. As of July 2022, Masimo has a market cap of $6.97 Billion.

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

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Masimo have?

The Founder and CEO Joe Kiani have 348 patents.

How many patents does Masimo have?

Masimo has a total of 1540 patents globally. These patents belong to 390 unique patent families. Out of 1540 patents, 1110 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Masimo File Every Year?

Masimo 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 GrantMasimo Applications FiledMasimo Patents Granted
20114924
20124736
20137934
20148850
20155344
20168644
20179065
201812562
2019160111
2020143146
2021140149
2022976

How many Masimo patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Masimo Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Masimo File in Different Countries?

Masimo Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Masimo Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America763
Japan180
Europe152
Germany97
United Kingdom32
Australia31
Korea (South)31
China29
Austria27
Canada19
Taiwan13
Brazil11
India10
Spain10
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)10
Portugal4
Mexico4
Denmark4
Norway1
Russia1
South Africa1
Israel1
Poland1

Where are Research Centers of Masimo Patents Located?

Research Centers of Masimo Patents

10 Best Masimo Patents

US7048687B1 is the most popular patent in the Masimo portfolio. It has received 1624 citations so far from companies like Molex Incorporated, Topconn Electronic and Te Connectivity Corporation.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US7048687B11624
US6920345B2865
US6640116B2829
US6961598B2809
US6931268B1739
US6970792B1736
US7225007B2735
US7343186B2724
US7254429B2684
US7239905B2656

Which Companies are using Masimo Patents to Advance their Research?

If patents or patents from a particular technology area of a company receive a lot of citations, it implies that the technology is being followed and incrementally innovated by the citing companies. It also indicates that citing companies are working on similar and closely related technologies.

The top citing companies in the Masimo patent portfolio are Covidien, Philips and Sotera Wireless Inc.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Covidien27
Philips14
Sotera Wireless Inc9
General Electric9
Samsung Electronics8
Zoll Medical Corporation8
IBM8
Nonin Medical Inc6
Nihon Kohden6
Cercacor Laboratories Inc5

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Masimo Patents

Top Masimo Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US20090099424A115
US10007758B214
US9532722B211
US10307111B210
US20100004518A110
US9408542B19
US7048687B19
US9943269B29
US8401076B28
US8824546B28
US7941199B28
US20080103375A17
US8171167B27
US9877650B27
US8516074B26

What Percentage of Masimo US Patent Applications were Granted?

Masimo (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 893 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 753 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 91.4%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Masimo?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear Llp84285.53%
Stephen C Jensen13100.00%
Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert4100.00%
Flehr Hohbach Test3100.00%
Lavery De Billy Llp2100.00%
Michael P Mazza2100.00%
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren Sc20.00%
Richard R Mybeck2100.00%
Aldo J Test1100.00%
Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch Llp1100.00%

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What are Masimo key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Masimo?

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

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

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