RELX Patents – Key Insights and Stats

RELX has a total of 579 patents globally, out of which 317 have been granted. Of these 579 patents, more than 62% patents are active. USA is where RELX has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by South Korea and Canada, it has generated an annual revenue of $9.961 billion in the year 2021. Parallelly, the United Kingdom seems to be the main focused R&D centre of RELX.

RELX, previously known as Reed Elsevier, was founded in the year 1894. The company is a worldwide information and analytics corporation located in London, England, that is owned by a British-Dutch partnership. The company operates in four market segments: scientific, technical and medical; risk and business information; legal; and exhibitions. As of April 2022, RELX has a market cap of $58.71 Billion.

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

How many patents does RELX have?

RELX has a total of 579 patents globally. These patents belong to 273 unique patent families. Out of 579 patents, 363 patents are active.

How Many Patents did RELX File Every Year?

RELX 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 GrantRELX Applications FiledRELX Patents Granted
20114714
20125127
20136020
20144326
20154730
20162832
20171619
20183229
20192421
20203419
20211129
20227

How many RELX patents are Alive/Dead?

RELX patent portfolio

How Many Patents did RELX File in Different Countries?

RELX worldwide patent filing

Countries in which RELX Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America292
Korea (South)63
Canada34
Europe29
Australia20
United Kingdom19
China17
Germany10
Brazil9
India8
Singapore6
Netherlands4
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)3
Japan2
Ireland2
Indonesia1
New Zealand1
Viet Nam1

Where are Research Centres of RELX Patents Located?

R&D Centres of RELX

10 Best RELX Patents

US7403942B1 is the most popular patent in the RELX portfolio. It has received 739 citations so far from companies like Hitachi, Microsoft, and Orion’s Belt.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US7403942B1739
US7912842B1424
US20100030586A1402
US20120221553A1359
US20060149674A1308
US6502081B1216
US9558497B2198
US7240059B2175
US7657540B1165
US7185003B2143

Proagrica, which is part of RELX’s Risk & Business Analytics group, assists in identifying pest and disease-prone fields and farms. It uses information from the weather across the world, as well as soil types, treatments, and crop varieties. It detects at-risk fields and farms in real time, using powerful data from over 4,000 algorithms. It then notifies the farmer or agronomist and connects them to the supply chain so they can see what treatments are available. It explains them how, when, and where those treatments will be applied on the field, as well as how much it will cost. This increases yields and profits while reducing environmental effect.

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What are RELX’s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by RELX?

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

R&D Focus: How has RELX‘s search focus changed over the years?

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