Medrad Patents – Insights & Stats (Updated 2023)

Medrad has a total of 443 patents globally, out of which 174 have been granted. Of these 443 patents, more than 3% patents are active. United States of America is where Medrad has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Japan. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Medrad.

Medrad was founded in the year 1964. The Company offers medical equipments. The Company provides medical and surgical equipment such as syringes.

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

How many patents does the founder of Medrad have?

The founder Stephen Heilman has 1 patent.

How many patents does Medrad have?

Medrad has a total of 443 patents globally. These patents belong to 179 unique patent families. Out of 443 patents, 15 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Medrad File Every Year?

Medrad 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 GrantMedrad Applications FiledMedrad Patents Granted
201811
201532
20141
20131610
2012136
2011125
2010106
2009514
20081311
20074412

How many Medrad patents are Alive/Dead?

Medrad Patent Portoflio

 How Many Patents did Medrad File in Different Countries?

Medrad Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Medrad Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America114
Europe66
Japan40
Germany27
Austria25
China18
Australia9
Spain8
India8
Norway6
Canada6
Mexico5
Brazil3
Portugal2
Denmark2
Russia1
Serbia1
Israel1
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)1
Italy1
Switzerland1
United Kingdom1

Where are Research Centres of Medrad Patents Located?

R&D Centers of Medrad

10 Best Medrad Patents

US20050021075A1 is the most popular patent in the Medrad portfolio. It has received 352 citations so far from companies like Chestnut Medical Technologies, Boston Scientific Scimed and Artificial Airways.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20050021075A1352
US20080228104A1275
US6585700B1191
US20080234722A1185
WO2012155035A1181
US6726657B1171
US20060129091A1167
US20070161970A1163
US6866654B2162
US20040039368A1156

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 71 Medrad patents in 540 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Medrad patent portfolio are Boston Scientific, Bayer Healthcare and Angiodynamics.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Medrad –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Medrad PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Boston Scientific1329
Bayer Healthcare930
Angiodynamics714
Liebel-Flarsheim615
Accuvein524
Siemens Healthcare512
Iradimed Corporation46
Cook Medical Technologies46
Walk Vascular412
Gearbox416

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Medrad Patents

 Top Medrad Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US20040171923A113
US20050107681A112
US20030028097A111
US10078725B210
US6866654B29
US20070161970A19
US20050021075A19
US20030050555A19
US20060129091A18
US20080228104A18
US20080058758A18
US20080188793A17
US20090177050A17
US8597234B27
US6726657B16

What Percentage of Medrad US Patent Applications were Granted?

Medrad (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 32 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 22 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 73.33%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Medrad?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Bayer Healthcare Llc Radiology3175.86%
Seager Tufte & Wickhem Llp10.00%

What are Medrad key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Medrad?

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

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

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