PQShield Patents – Key Insights and Stats

PQShield has a total of 42 patents globally, out of which 2 have been granted. Of these 42 patents, more than 66% patents are active. The United Kingdom is where PQShield has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by the United States of America and Europe. Parallelly, the United Kingdom seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of PQShield.

PQShield was founded in the year 2018. This is a company that develops post-quantum algorithms designed for data protection. The company offers PQSubSys, a modular hardware‐software co-design which delivers a post‐quantum secured isolated execution environment; PQCryptoLib, a hybrid cryptographic library. The company caters to the IoT, critical infrastructure, and OEM markets.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of PQShield have?

The founder and CEO Ali El Kaafarani have 8 patents.

How many patents does PQShield have?

PQShield has a total of 42 patents globally. These patents belong to 11 unique patent families. Out of 42 patents, 28 patents are active.

How Many Patents did PQShield File Every Year?

PQShield Patents Filling 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 GrantPQShield Applications FiledPQShield Patents Granted

How many PQShield patents are Alive/Dead?

PQShield Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did PQShield File in Different Countries?

PQShield worldwide Patents

Countries in which PQShield Filed Patents

United Kingdom20
United States Of America5
Korea (South)2

Where are Research Centres of PQShield Patents Located?

The Research Centre for all the PQShlied patents is the United Kingdom.

What Percentage of PQShield US Patent Applications were Granted?

PQShield (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 2 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 0 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 0%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for PQShield?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Eip Us Llp10%
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati10%

List of PQShield Patents

PQShield PatentsTitle
US20220294611A1Methods Of Generating A Key And A Communication Method
US20220171885A1Co-Processor For Cryptographic Operations
US20220138349A1Cryptographic Architecture For Cryptographic Permutation
US20220066741A1Cryptography Using A Cryptographic State
US20210216300A1Secure Update Propagation With Digital Signatures
EP4066435A1Methods Of Generating A Session Key
EP4014147A1Co-Processor For Cryptographic Operations
EP4000214A1Cryptographic Architecture For Cryptographic Permutation
CN114270352ACoprocessor For Cryptography
CN114258660ACryptographic Architecture For Cryptographic Permutation
WO2022219309A1Sharing Cryptographic Material
WO2022129898A1Methods And Systems For Updatable Encryption
WO2022112788A1Random Number Generation
WO2021240157A1Key Generation Affine Masking For Lattice Encryption Schemes
WO2021205154A1Methods And Systems For Compressed Encryption
WO2021105719A1Methods Of Generating A Session Key
WO2021032946A1Co-Processor For Cryptographic Operations
WO2021014125A1Cryptographic Architecture For Cryptographic Permutation
WO2020188269A1Cryptography Using A Cryptographic State
GB2589390BMethods Of Generating A Key And A Communication Method
GB2590618BSecure Update Propagation With Digital Signatures
GB2605964ASharing Cryptographic Material
GB2605293ASecure Update Propagation With Digital Signatures
GB2602735ACo-Processor For Cryptographic Operations
GB202207808D0Secure Processing System And Method
GB2601928ACryptographic Architecture For Cryptographic Permutation
GB2596763ACryptography Using A Cryptographic State
GB202110207D0Cryptographic System For Post -Quantum Cyrptographic Operations
GB2586674ACo-Processor For Cryptographic Operations
GB202020614D0Random Number Generation
GB202020036D0Methods And Systems For Updatable Encryption
GB2585885ACryptographic Architecture For Cryptographic Permutation
GB202018650D0Randon Number Generation
GB2582900ACryptography Using A Cryptographic State
GB202008097D0Affine Masking For Secure Encryption Schemes
GB202005237D0Methods And Systems For Compressed Encryption
GB201917300D0Post-Quantum Secure Messaging
GB201911802D0Lattice Coprocessor
GB201911804D0Crypotgraphy Using A Crypotgraphy State
KR1020220047797ACoprocessor For Cryptographic Operations
KR1020220028132ACryptographic Architectures For Cryptographic Permutations
AU2021253749A1Methods And Systems For Compressed Encryption

What are PQShield innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by PQShield?

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

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


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