NortonLifeLock Patents – Key Insights and Stats

NortonLifeLock has a total of 2270 patents globally, out of which 1703 have been granted. Of these 2270 patents, more than 70% patents are active. United States of America is where NortonLifeLock has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Australia and Europe. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and also is the origin country of NortonLifeLock.

NortonLifeLock was founded in 1982 by Gary Hendrix. NortonLifeLock provides consumer cyber security solutions. The Company offers solutions which enables consumers to protect their devices, online privacy, identity, and home networks. NortonLifeLock serves customers worldwide. As of May 2022, NortonLifeLock has a market cap of $14.55 Billion.

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

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

The Founder Gary Grant Hendrix has 0 patents and the CEO Vincent Pilette has 0 patents.

How many patents does NortonLifeLock have?

NortonLifeLock has a total of 2270 patents globally. These patents belong to 1604 unique patent families. Out of 2270 patents, 1594 patents are active.

How Many Patents did NortonLifeLock File Every Year?

NortonLifeLock 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 GrantNortonLifeLock Applications FiledNortonLifeLock Patents Granted
201157110
20125495
20137588
201464115
20159792
201611373
201764101
201810675
20195199
20201698
2021143119
20221036

How many NortonLifeLock patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

NortonLifeLock Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did NortonLifeLock File in Different Countries?

NortonLifeLock Worldwide Patents

Countries in which NortonLifeLock Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America1575
Australia119
Europe105
Japan87
Germany40
United Kingdom37
China29
Canada26
Korea (South)26
India25
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)19
Austria10
Spain5
Israel4
Singapore4
Portugal3
Denmark3
Slovenia2
Malaysia2
Russia1
Mexico1

Where are the Research Centers of NortonLifeLock Patents Located?

Research Centers of NortonLifeLock Patents

10 Best NortonLifeLock Patents

US20070192863A1 is the most popular patent in the NortonLifeLock portfolio. It has received 715 citations so far from companies like Nokia Corporation, Microsoft Corporation and IBM.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20070192863A1715
US7103740B1574
US7203944B1532
US7996836B1452
US6487644B1409
US20080229415A1403
US6633761B1394
US20110238855A1385
US7194538B1378
US7653668B1347

Which Companies are using NortonLifeLock 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 NortonLifeLock patent portfolio are IBM, Microsoft and Bank of New York Mellon Trust Co Na.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
IBM375
Microsoft181
Bank Of New York Mellon Trust Co Na134
Veritas Technologies Llc73
Hewlett-Packard67
Amazon67
Netapp66
Vmware54
Ca Inc48
Commvault Systems Inc47

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on NortonLifeLock Patents

Top NortonLifeLock Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US20070192863A145
US20110238855A133
US7653668B132
US7716667B230
US7275103B129
US8577845B228
US7203944B125
US8312536B222
US7814149B121
US20080229415A121
US7529785B120
US7886031B120
US8495316B219
US6981114B119
US7680830B118

What Percentage of NortonLifeLock US Patent Applications were Granted?

NortonLifeLock (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 995 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 920 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 95.5%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for NortonLifeLock?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Fisherbroyles Llp45397.74%
Nortonlifelock Inc153100.00%
Symantec Fenwick10986.11%
Brill Law Office10598.10%
Holland & Hart93100.00%
Fenwick & West Llp2273.68%
Campbell Stephenson Llp6100.00%
John Ogilvie60%
Foley & Lardner Llp4100.00%
Womble Bond Dickinson Us Llp4100.00%

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What are NortonLifeLock key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by NortonLifeLock?

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

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

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