Prevent Biometrics Patents – Insights & Stats (Updated 2023)

Prevent Biometrics has a total of 25 patents globally, out of which 7 have been granted. Of these 25 patents, more than 48% patents are active. United States of America is where Prevent Biometrics has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Australia and Europe. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Prevent Biometrics.

Prevent Biometrics was founded in the year 2015. The company’s line of business includes the manufacturing of measuring and controlling devices.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Prevent Biometrics have?

The founder Steve Washburn has 0 patent and CEO Mike Shogren has 1 patent.

How many patents does Prevent Biometrics have?

Prevent Biometrics has a total of 25 patents globally. These patents belong to 9 unique patent families. Out of 25 patents, 12 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Prevent Biometrics File Every Year?

Prevent Biometrics 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 GrantPrevent Biometrics Applications FiledPrevent Biometrics Patents Granted

How many Prevent Biometrics patents are Alive/Dead?

Prevent Biometrics Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Prevent Biometrics File in Different Countries?

Prevent Biometrics Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Prevent Biometrics Filed Patents

United States Of America15

Where are Research Centres of Prevent Biometrics Patents Located?

The Research Centre for all the Prevent Biometrics patents is the United States of America.

10 Best Prevent Biometrics Patents

US20120210498A1 is the most popular patent in the Prevent Biometrics portfolio. It has received 139 citations so far from companies like Thl Holding Company, X2 Biosystems and Safebrain Systems.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Prevent Biometrics:

Publication NumberCitation Count

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 11 Prevent Biometrics patents in 136 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Prevent Biometrics patent portfolio are Thl Holding Company, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation and I1 Sensortech.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Prevent Biometrics –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Prevent Biometrics PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Thl Holding Company716
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation413
I1 Sensortech310
Robert Bosch22
Medidata Solutions213
Zoll Medical Corporation24
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency25
Rheon Labs22

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Prevent Biometrics Patents

 Top Prevent Biometrics Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications

What Percentage of Prevent Biometrics US Patent Applications were Granted?

Prevent Biometrics (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 14 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 5 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 45.45%.

Below are the key stats of Prevent Biometrics patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Prevent Biometrics?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A983.33%
Lowe Graham Jones Pllc50.00%

List of Prevent Biometrics Patents

Prevent Biometrics PatentsTitle
US9554607B2Communication System For Impact Sensors
US9526289B2Head Impact Event Reporting System
US8554495B2Head Impact Analysis And Comparison System
US8537017B2Head Impact Event Display
US8466794B2Head Impact Event Reporting System
US20220346727A1Proximity Sensor Techniques
US20220317145A1Blast Sensing Using A Kinematic Sensor
US20200219307A1System And Method For Co-Registration Of Sensors
US20200147473A1Impact Sensing Mouthguard
EP2526502B8Head Impact Event Reporting System
EP3880111B8Impact Sensing Mouthguard And Method Of Producing The Same
AU2022246652A1System And Method For Sensing And Assessing Blast Events Using A Kinematic Sensor
US20200149985A1Multiple Sensor False Positive Detection
US20140088461A1Health Monitor
US20140088454A1Adhesive Shock Patch
US20120210498A1Headgear Position And Impact Sensor
US20110184319A1Mouth Guard With Sensor
US20110179851A1Mouth Guard Formation Methods
EP3880022A1Multiple Sensor False Positive Detection
WO2022232344A1Impacts Monitoring Screening Out False Positive Results
WO2022212656A1System And Method For Sensing And Assessing Blast Events Using A Kinematic Sensor
WO2020102378A1Impact Sensing Mouthguard
WO2020102405A1Multiple Sensor False Positive Detection
AU2019379578A1Multiple Sensor False Positive Detection
AU2019380446A1Impact Sensing Mouthguard

What are Prevent Biometrics key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Prevent Biometrics?

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

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


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