Preferred Networks Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Preferred Networks has a total of 435 patents globally, out of which 77 have been granted. Of these 435 patents, more than 65% patents are active. Japan is where Preferred Networks has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by the United States of America and Europe. Parallelly, Japan seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Preferred Networks.

Preferred Networks was founded in 2014 by Daisuke Okanohara, Morikawa Hiroyuki, Nishitoba Jiro, and Toru Nishikawa. Preferred Networks manufactures application software. The Company develops, designs, and distributes machinery software, robot software, and other application solutions. Preferred Networks offers its services worldwide.

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

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Preferred Networks have?

The Founder Daisuke Okanohara has 78 patents, Morikawa Hiroyuki has 157 patents, Nishitoba Jiro has 0 patents and founder and CEO Toru Nishikawa has 283 patents.

How many patents does Preferred Networks have?

Preferred Networks has a total of 435 patents globally. These patents belong to 213 unique patent families. Out of 435 patents, 287 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Preferred Networks File Every Year?

Preferred Networks 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 GrantPreferred Networks Applications FiledPreferred Networks Patents Granted
20131
20159
201636
2017452
2018683
20191049
20209115
20216921
20221127

How many Preferred Networks patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Preferred Networks Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Preferred Networks File in Different Countries?

Preferred Networks Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Preferred Networks Filed Patents

CountryPatents
Japan190
United States Of America112
Europe12
Germany12
Taiwan4
Russia1
China1
Hong Kong1
India1

Where are Research Centers of Preferred Networks Patents Located?

Research Centers of Preferred Networks Patents

10 Best Preferred Networks Patents

WO2017094267A1 is the most popular patent in the Preferred Networks portfolio. It has received 60 citations so far from companies like Fujitsu Limited, Ricoh Company, and Hitachi.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Preferred Networks:

Publication NumberCitation Count
WO2017094267A171
WO2018173121A127
US20170028553A126
WO2017122785A117
WO2016118815A116
US20190018933A114
WO2017073000A114
WO2017038104A111
US20190042888A110
JP6318211B210

What Percentage of Preferred Networks US Patent Applications were Granted?

Preferred Networks (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 94 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 23 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 71.88%.

Below are the key stats of Preferred Networks patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Preferred Networks?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Foley & Lardner Llp4465.00%
Ipusa P Llc3475.00%
Hauptman Ham Llp780.00%
Morgan Lewis & Bockius Llp20.00%
Baker Botts Llp1100.00%
Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner10.00%
Frost Brown Todd Llc10.00%
Gregory Scott Smith1100.00%
Klarquist Sparkman Llp10.00%
Wenderoth Lind & Ponack Llp10.00%

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What are Preferred Networks key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Preferred Networks?

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

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

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