PwC has a total of 189 patents globally, out of which 76 have been granted. Of these 189 patents, more than 55% patents are active. United States of America is where PwC has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Australia and Canada, it has generated an annual revenue of $45 billion in the year 2021. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of PwC.
PwC was founded in the year 1850 by Samuel Lowell Price. Company is doing business in assurance, advisory and tax services.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of PwC which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find PwC’s patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over PwC’s patent portfolio.
How many patents does the founder and the CEO of PwC have?
The founder, Samuel Lowell Price has 0 patents. The CEO, Bob Moritz has 0 patents.
How many patents does PwC have?
PwC has a total of 189 patents globally. These patents belong to 74 unique patent families. Out of 189 patents, 104 patents are active.
How many PwC patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did PwC File Every Year?
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 Grant||PwC Applications Filed||PwC Patents Granted|
How Many Patents did PwC File in Different Countries?
Countries in which PwC Filed Patents
|United States Of America||76|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||2|
Where are Research Centers of PwC Patents Located?
10 Best PwC Patents
US20050222929A1 is the most popular patent in the PwC portfolio. It has received 190 citations so far from companies like Llumen, General Electric, and IBM.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of PwC:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using PwC 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 PwC patent portfolio are IBM, Advanced New Technologies, and Bank Of America.
List of the top forward citing Companies –
|Company||Number of Patents|
|Advanced New Technologies||5|
|Bank Of America||5|
|Open Text Holdings||2|
|Tata Consultancy Services||2|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on PwC Patents
Top PwC Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of PwC US Patent Applications were Granted?
PwC (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 150 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 133 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 82.48%.
Below are the key stats of PwC patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for PwC?
|Law Firm||Total Application||Success Rate|
|Ivor M Hughes||21||90.48%|
|Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Llp East Coast||20||100.00%|
|Morrison & Foerster Llp||15||71.43%|
|Bereskin & Parr Llp S E N C R L S R L||11||100.00%|
|Fish & Richardson P C Ny||7||14.29%|
|Locke Lord Llp||7||100.00%|
|Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe Llp||6||40.00%|
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What are PwC key innovation segments?
What Technologies are Covered by PwC?
The chart below distributes patents filed by PwC in different countries on the basis of the technology protected in patents. It also represents the markets where PwC thinks it’s important to protect particular technology inventions.
R&D Focus: How PwC search focus changed over the years?
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