Quora Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Quora has a total of 27 patents globally, out of which 10 have been granted. Of these 27 patents, more than 55% patents are active. The United States of America is where Quora has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Australia and India. Parallelly, the United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Quora.

Quora was founded in the year 2009 by Adam D’Angelo and Charlie Cheever. Quora provides internet media services. The Company improves the collection of questions and answers created, organized and edited by users. Quora serves consumers worldwide.

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

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

The founder Charlie Cheever has 7 patents and CEO Adam D’Angelo has 18 patents.

How many patents does Quora have?

Quora has a total of 27 patents globally. These patents belong to 11 unique patent families. Out of 27 patents, 15 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Quora File Every Year?

Quora 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 GrantQuora Applications FiledQuora Patents Granted
20222
202132
20192
201811
20171
201621
201532
20145
201341
20121
20106

How many Quora patents are Alive/Dead?

Quora Patent Portfolio

 How Many Patents did Quora File in Different Countries?

Quora Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Quora Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America19
Australia2
India1
China1
Canada1
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)1
Europe1

Where are Research Centres of Quora Patents Located?

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

10 Best Quora Patents

US20140281895A1 is the most popular patent in the Quora portfolio. It has received 32 citations so far from companies like Kobo, Yahoo and Microsoft.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Quora:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20140281895A132
US20120173566A132
US20140229293A124
US20140032273A123
US8516379B221
US20110302285A116
US9064029B27
US20150363504A15
US20130339879A14
US9256662B22

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 10 Quora patents in 66 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Quora patent portfolio are IBM, Microsoft and Google.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Quora –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Quora PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
IBM915
Microsoft412
Google23
R21 Solutions11
Kobo11
Bank Of America12
Business Objects Software12
Meta Platforms12
D2L14
Techexcel15

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Quora Patents

 Top Quora Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8516379B210
US20140229293A16
US20120173566A14
US9064029B24
US20140281895A13
US20140032273A12
US9256662B22
US9135603B21
US20110302285A11
US11017685B21

What Percentage of Quora US Patent Applications were Granted?

Quora (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 35 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 26 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 81.25%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Quora?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton2176.19%
Polsinelli12100.00%
IBM1100.00%
Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner10.00%

List of Quora Patents

Quora PatentsTitle
US11516264B2Methods And Systems For Soliciting An Answer To A Question
US11243671B2Methods And Systems For Soliciting An Answer To A Question
US11159588B2Methods And Systems For Soliciting An Answer To A Question
US11017685B2Methods And Systems For Presenting Topic-Specific Biographical Information Of A User
US9864487B2Techniques For Publishing Viewers Of Content
US9852211B2Methods And Systems For Merging Topics Assigned To Content Items In An Online Application
US9256662B2Techniques For Publishing Viewers Of Content
US9135603B2Methods And Systems For Merging Topics Assigned To Content Items In An Online Application
US9064029B2Dynamically Identifying And Evaluating Component Hierarchy For Rendering Content Components On A Webpage
US8516379B2Methods And Systems For Soliciting An Answer To A Question
US20220269386A1Methods And Systems For Soliciting An Answer To A Question
US20210407311A1Methods And Systems For Presenting Topic-Specific Biographical Information Of A User
US20150363504A1Dynamically Identifying And Evaluating Component Hierarchy For Rendering Content Components On A Webpage
US20140281895A1Techniques For Embedding Quotes Of Content
US20140229293A1Techniques For Facilitating The Promotion Of Organic Content
US20140032273A1System Of Credits For Use With A Network-Based Application
US20130339879A1Methods And Systems For Soliciting An Answer To A Question
US20120173566A1Multi-Functional Navigation Bar
US20110302285A1Update Server To Update Rendered Content
EP2956898A4Techniques For Facilitating The Promotion Of Organic Content
CN105122289ATechniques For Facilitating The Promotion Of Organic Content
WO2014127029A1Techniques For Facilitating The Promotion Of Organic Content
AU2019261760A1Techniques For Facilitating The Promotion Of Organic Content
AU2014216377A1Techniques For Facilitating The Promotion Of Organic Content
HK1213074ATechniques For Facilitating The Promotion Of Organic Content
IN71442015ATechniques For Facilitating The Promotion Of Organic Content
CA2901251A1Techniques For Facilitating The Promotion Of Organic Content

What are Quora key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Quora?

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

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

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Updated on January 9, 2023

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