SiFive Patents – Key Insights and Stats

SiFive has a total of 83 patents globally, out of which 32 have been granted. Of these 83 patents, more than 68% patents are active. The United States of America is where SiFive has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Taiwan and Europe. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of SiFive.

SiFive was founded in 2015 by Krste Asanovic, Andrew Waterman, and Yunsup Lee. SiFive Inc. manufactures semiconductors. The Company offers chips, boards, tools, and conductors. SiFive serves the semiconductor industry in the United States.

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

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

The Founder Krste Asanovic has 38 patents and CEO Patrick Little has 0 patents.

How many patents does SiFive have?

SiFive has a total of 83 patents globally. These patents belong to 35 unique patent families. Out of 83 patents, 57 patents are active.

How Many Patents did SiFive File Every Year?

SiFive 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 GrantSiFive Applications FiledSiFive Patents Granted
20111
20131
20141
201821
2019211
2020203
20212512
202279

How many SiFive patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

SiFive Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did SiFive File in Different Countries?

SiFive Worldwide Patents

Countries in which SiFive Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America46
Taiwan10
Europe6
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)3
United Kingdom1

Where are Research Centers of SiFive Patents Located?

Research Centers of SiFive Patents

10 Best SiFive Patents

US7941776B2 is the most popular patent in the SiFive portfolio. It has received 127 citations so far from companies like Suvolta Inc, IBM, and Apple.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US7941776B2127
US20020069396A1103
US7003738B237
US8413006B115
US6782514B212
US6938223B28
US7805648B25
US9960909B24
US11055457B13
USD879730S12

What Percentage of SiFive US Patent Applications were Granted?

SiFive (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 30 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 18 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 100%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for SiFive?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Sifive Inc28100%
Canon Intellectual Property Division1100%
Law Offices Of Donald Cox10%

What are SiFive key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by SiFive?

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

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

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