Plaid Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Plaid has a total of 61 patents globally, out of which 22 have been granted. Of these 61 patents, more than 93% patents are active. The United States of America is where Plaid has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Australia.  Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center of Plaid.

Plaid was founded in 2013.Plaid is focused on enabling innovation and democratizing financial services through technology. Developer-friendly infrastructure, and intelligence tools that give everyone the ability to create amazing products that solve big problems.

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

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

The Founders William Hockey has 45 patents and CEO Zach Perret has 8 patents.

How many patents does Plaid have?

Plaid has a total of 61 patents globally. These patents belong to 20 unique patent families. Out of 61 patents, 57 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Plaid File Every Year?

Plaid 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 GrantPlaid Applications FiledPlaid Patents Granted
20152
2016121
201711
201842
2019142
2020124
2021147
202225

How many Plaid patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Plaid Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Plaid File in Different Countries?

Plaid Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Plaid Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America31
Australia6
Canada6
Europe5
Hong Kong1

Where are Research Centers of Plaid Patents Located?

Research Centers of Plaid Patents

10 Best Plaid Patents

 US9449346B1 is the most popular patent in the Plaid portfolio. It has received 70 citations so far from companies like Amazon, Vmware Inc, Experian Information Solutions Inc.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US9449346B170
US10319029B139
US9595023B139
US10104059B236
US10003591B234
US10726491B131
US10530761B228
US10523653B228
US10614463B127
US20200201878A125

What Percentage of Plaid US Patent Applications were Granted?

Plaid (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 28 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 18 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 90%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Plaid?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear Llp2489%
Brian Van Osdol4100.00%

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What are Plaid key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Plaid?

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

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

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Updated on July 14, 2022

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