McAfee has a total of 4154 patents globally, out of which 2421 have been granted. Of these 48239 patents, more than 57% patents are active. United States of America is where McAfee has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and China and it also seems reasonable as the biggest market for McAfee is USA. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of McAfee.
McAfee was founded in 1987 by John McAfee and Ravi Kannan. McAfee doing business as a security software company. The company offers wide range of Enterprise Software, Network Security and Consumer Electronics, etc. As of December 2021, McAfee has a market cap of $4.70 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of McAfee which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find McAfee’s patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over McAfee’s patent portfolio.
How many patents does McAfee have?
McAfee has a total of 4154 patents globally. These patents belong to 1231 unique patent families. Out of 4154 patents, 2363 patents are active.
How many McAfee patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did McAfee File Every Year?
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 Grant||McAfee Applications Filed||McAfee Patents Granted|
How Many Patents did McAfee File in Different Countries?
Countries in which McAfee Filed Patents
|United States Of America||2401|
Where are Research Centers of McAfee Patents Located?
10 Best McAfee Patents
US6626834B2 is the most popular patent in the McAfee portfolio. It has received 1024 citations so far from companies like Commvault, SanDisk Technologies and Longitude Enterprise Flash.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of McAfee:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using McAfee 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 McAfee patent portfolio are IBM, Microsoft and Ca Inc.
List of the top forward citing Companies –
|Company||Number of Patents|
|Morgan Stanley Senior Funding Inc||73|
|Commvault Systems Inc||61|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on McAfee Patents
Top McAfee Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of McAfee US Patent Applications were Granted?
McAfee (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 1855 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 1561 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 90.6%.
Below are the key stats of McAfee patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for McAfee?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Patent Capital Group||800||90.13%|
|Hanley Flight & Zimmerman||214||90.97%|
|Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner||58||100.00%|
|Fish & Richardson||24||95.45%|
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What are McAfee’s key innovation segments?
What Technologies are Covered by McAfee?
The chart below distributes patents filed by McAfee in different countries on the basis of the technology protected in patents. It also represents the markets where McAfee thinks it’s important to protect particular technology inventions.
R&D Focus: How McAfee search focus changed over the years?
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