Quest Diagnostics Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Quest Diagnostics has a total of 2676 patents globally, out of which 1312 have been granted. Of these 2676 patents, more than 48% patents are active. United States of America is where Quest Diagnostics has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Japan. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Quest Diagnostics.

Quest Diagnostics was founded in 1967 by Paul A. Brown. Quest Diagnostics provides diagnostic testing, information, and services. The Company operates a national network of full-service laboratories, rapid response laboratories, and patient service centers. Quest Diagnostics offers esoteric, routine medical, drugs of abuse, and non-hospital-based anatomic pathology testing services. As of April 2022, Quest Diagnostics has a market cap of $15.94 Billion.

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

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Quest Diagnostics have?

The Founder Paul A. Brown has 46 patents and the CEO Steve Rusckowski have 0 patents.

How many patents does Quest Diagnostics have?

Quest Diagnostics has a total of 2676 patents globally. These patents belong to 703 unique patent families. Out of 2676 patents, 1311 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Quest Diagnostics File Every Year?

Quest Diagnostics 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 GrantQuest Diagnostics Applications FiledQuest Diagnostics Patents Granted
201111254
20128857
20138175
20147379
201512765
201611567
201712673
20189893
20198996
202089100
20215588
2022119

How many Quest Diagnostics patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Quest Diagnostics Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Quest Diagnostics File in Different Countries?

Quest Diagnostics Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Quest Diagnostics Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America1010
Europe304
Japan178
Germany163
Canada159
China118
Australia89
Brazil69
Mexico47
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)43
India33
Austria31
Israel17
New Zealand12
Korea (South)11
Poland10
South Africa9
Norway9
Croatia9
Singapore9
Spain8
Taiwan7
Turkey6
Viet Nam6
Hungary6
Slovakia5
Estonia5
Indonesia4
Czech Republic4
Yugoslavia/Serbia and Montenegro4
Denmark4
Bulgaria3
Russia3
Colombia2
Morocco2
Slovenia2
Philippines2
Portugal2
Serbia2
Argentina1
Ecuador1
Brunei1
Saudi Arabia1
Malaysia1
Finland1
Iceland1
Chile1
Ukraine1
Gulf Cooperation Council1
Macao1
Costa Rica1
Peru1
Italy1
Latvia1

Where are Research Centers of Quest Diagnostics Patents Located?

Research Centers of Quest Diagnostics Patents

10 Best Quest Diagnostics Patents

US8007370B2 is the most popular patent in the Quest Diagnostics portfolio. It has received 697 citations so far from companies like Fitbit, Inc, Sotera Wireless, Inc and Nike, Inc.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Quest Diagnostics:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20070071643A1166
US6344172B1120
US7087395B1114
US20080001241A1110
US6681186B1108
US20090197254A1103
US6589789B199
US20020108917A195
US20090221620A194
US6900016B193

Which Companies are using Quest Diagnostics 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 Quest Diagnostics patent portfolio are Roche Diagnostics Operations Inc, Waters Technologies Corporation and Laboratory Corporation Of America Holdings.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Roche Diagnostics Operations11
Waters Technologies Corporation5
Laboratory Corporation Of America Holdings5
Philips4
IBM4
General Electric4
Roche Molecular Systems4
Oxford Biotherapeutics3
National Institutes Of Health – Director Deitr3
Rhovac Aps3

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Quest Diagnostics Patents

Top Quest Diagnostics Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US7392199B217
US20110144914A113
US7087395B112
US7842467B111
US20080300797A111
US20080001241A19
US7892760B28
US7567913B27
US7608413B16
US20070073178A16
US6794148B26
US9200331B26
US6586255B15
US6589789B15
US7521213B25

What Percentage of Quest Diagnostics US Patent Applications were Granted?

Quest Diagnostics (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 483 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 304 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 77.55%.

Below are the key stats of Quest Diagnostics patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Quest Diagnostics?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationSuccess Rate
Foley & Lardner Llp16674.51%
Quest Diagnostics15893.02%
Haug Partners Llp4072.22%
Celera An Applera Corporation Business170%
Stout Uxa & Buyan Llp1375.00%
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Llp1033.33%
Smithkline Beecham Corporation450.00%
Locke Lord Llp30%
Mintz Levin Jhu30%
Fish & Richardson Pc20.00%

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What are Quest Diagnostics’ key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Quest Diagnostics?

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

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

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Updated on May 2, 2022

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