Sophos has a total of 548 patents globally, out of which 333 have been granted. Of these 548 patents, more than 84% patents are active. United States of America is where Sophos has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by United Kingdom and India. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Sophos.
Sophos was founded in the year 1985. The Company provides information technology services. The Company offers security and data protection, data loss prevention, patch assessment, full-disk encryption, firewall, intrusion prevention system, mobile device management, wireless security, and network access control.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Sophos which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Sophos patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Sophos patent portfolio.
How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Sophos have?
The founder Jan Hruska has 4 patents and Peter Lammer has 5 patents and CEO Kris Hagerman has 0 patent.
How many patents does Sophos have?
Sophos has a total of 548 patents globally. These patents belong to 180 unique patent families. Out of 548 patents, 462 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Sophos File Every 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 Grant||Sophos Applications Filed||Sophos Patents Granted|
How many Sophos patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Sophos File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Sophos Filed Patents
|United States Of America||376|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||1|
Where are Research Centres of Sophos Patents Located?
10 Best Sophos Patents
US8365286B2 is the most popular patent in the Sophos portfolio. It has received 330 citations so far from companies like Fireeye, Inc., IBM and The Mathworks, Inc.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Sophos:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Sophos patents?
The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Sophos invention. They couldn’t because Sophos had protected those before them.
Examiners at the USPTO referred 153 Sophos patents in 1018 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).
The top citing companies in the Sophos patent portfolio are Microsoft, IBM and Ca Inc.
List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Sophos –
|Company||Number of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Sophos Patents||Number of Rejections (102 & 103)|
|Jpmorgan Chase Bank||16||47|
|Bank Of America||8||14|
|Palo Alto Networks||8||15|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Sophos Patents
Top Sophos Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Sophos US Patent Applications were Granted?
Sophos (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 286 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 205 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 95.79%.
Below are the key stats of Sophos patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Sophos?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Strategic Patents P C Sphs||261||95.54%|
|Ip Spring Sphs||14||100.00%|
|Cooley Llp Invincea Inc||10||100.00%|
|Patent Docket Administrator||1||100.00%|
What are Sophos’ key innovation segments?
What Technologies are Covered by Sophos?
The chart below distributes patents filed by Sophos