ResMed Patents – Key Insights and Stats

ResMed has a total of 9171 patents globally, out of which 6252 have been granted. Of these 9171 patents, more than 63% patents are active. The United States of America is where ResMed has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Australia and Japan. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and also is the origin country of ResMed.

ResMed was founded in 1989. ResMed develops, manufactures, and markets medical equipment for the treatment of sleep disordered breathing. The Company sells diagnostic and treatment devices in various countries through its subsidiaries and independent distributors. As of June 2022, ResMed has a market cap of $30.51 Billion.

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

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of ResMed have?

The Founder Peter Farrell has 21 patents and the CEO Michael J. Farrell has 0 patents.

How many patents does ResMed have?

ResMed has a total of 9171 patents globally. These patents belong to 1907 unique patent families. Out of 9171 patents, 5795 patents are active.

How Many Patents did ResMed File Every Year?

ResMed Patents Filing 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 GrantResMed Applications FiledResMed Patents Granted
2011286284
2012436326
2013518319
2014693388
2015385458
2016419435
2017371375
2018250323
2019398464
2020578484
2021405471
202258203

How many ResMed patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

ResMed Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did ResMed File in Different Countries?

ResMed Worldwide Patents

Countries in which ResMed Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America2377
Australia1282
Japan1054
New Zealand1000
China960
Europe954
Germany404
United Kingdom114
Taiwan99
Spain55
Austria51
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)38
Canada37
France25
Mexico20
Korea (South)17
India13
Singapore11
Sweden10
Brazil6
Malaysia6
Switzerland4
Czech Republic3
Israel3
Italy2
Indonesia1
Russia1
Montenegro1
Poland1
Colombia1

Where are Research Centers of ResMed Patents Located?

Research Centers of ResMed Patents

10 Best ResMed Patents

US6581594B1 is the most popular patent in the ResMed portfolio. It has received 764 citations so far from companies like Molex Incorporated, Topconn Electronic and Te Connectivity Corporation.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6581594B1764
WO2004073778A1761
US6532959B1738
WO2005063328A1729
WO2009052560A1711
WO2006130903A1710
US6374826B1652
US6532961B1649
WO2010135785A1549
US6412487B1494

Which Companies are using ResMed 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 ResMed patent portfolio are Philips, Fisher & Paykel Healthcare and Covidien.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Philips251
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare197
Covidien28
Loewenstein Medical Technology Sa25
Breathe Technologies Inc24
Samsung Electronics20
IBM20
General Electric16
3M Innovative Properties Company15
Drägerwerk Ag & Co15

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on ResMed Patents

Top ResMed Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US20070067373A149
US8562526B242
US10376670B230
US9480809B227
US8454528B226
US7318437B225
US20070249952A124
US8450898B222
US8297285B221
US20070011334A121
US8291906B220
US10092720B219
US9855398B217
US9132255B216
US7971590B216

What Percentage of ResMed US Patent Applications were Granted?

ResMed (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 1751 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 1223 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 90.8%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for ResMed?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Nixon & Vanderhye Pc122391.12%
Botos Churchill Ip Law Llp36394.74%
Fish & Richardson Pc5693.48%
Lerner David Littenberg4573.81%
Nixon Peabody Llp1550.00%
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman Llp1175.00%
Shay Glenn Llp8100.00%
Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman Pc766.67%
George W Rauchfuss Jr5100.00%
Jones Day366.67%

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What are ResMed key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by ResMed?

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

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

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Updated on June 13, 2022

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