Swiss Re Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Swiss Re has a total of 634 patents globally, out of which 197 have been granted. Of these 634 patents, more than 47% patents are active. United States of America is where Swiss Re has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Japan. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and Switzerland is the origin country of Swiss Re.

Swiss Re was founded in 1863. Swiss Re offers reinsurance, insurance, and insurance-linked financial market products. The Company offers automobile, liability, accident, engineering, marine, aviation, life, and health insurance. Swiss Re also manages fixed-income and equity investments for itself and other insurance companies. As of January 2022, Swiss Re has a market cap of $29.31 Billion.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Swiss Re have?

The CEO, Christian Mumenthaler has 9 patents.

How many patents does Swiss Re have?

Swiss Re has a total of 634 patents globally. These patents belong to 179 unique patent families. Out of 634 patents, 302 patents are active.

How many Swiss Re patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Swiss Re Patents Portfolio

Patent Families

Swiss Re Patents

How Many Patents did Swiss Re File Every Year?

Swiss Re 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 GrantSwiss Re Applications FiledSwiss Re Patents Granted
20111318
20122315
20133220
20143613
2015196
20165211
20175010
2018147
20191319
20201416
202156
20222

How Many Patents did Swiss Re File in Different Countries?

Swiss Re Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Swiss Re Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America140
Europe94
Japan55
Australia54
China51
India29
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)26
South Africa12
Germany12
Austria6
Canada6
Switzerland3
Singapore3
Malaysia2
Philippines2
Chile2
Brazil2
Dominican Republic2
Mexico2
Israel1
Honduras1
Korea (South)1
Costa Rica1
Spain1
Peru1
Colombia1
Denmark1
African Intellectual Property Organization1
Indonesia1

Where are Research Centers of Swiss Re Patents Located?

Research Centers of Swiss Re Patents

10 Best Swiss Re Patents

US20040128150A1 is the most popular patent in the Swiss Re portfolio. It has received 168 citations so far from companies like Microsoft, Exerian Information Solutions Inc and Consumerinfo.Com Inc.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Swiss Re:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20040128150A1168
US20030083908A1129
US20040064341A1123
US20050044531A190
US20060168536A188
US20040117658A176
US20030093304A176
US7958001B272
US20060015373A167
US20020138307A166

Which Companies are using Swiss Re 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 Swiss Re patent portfolio are IBM, Hartford Fire Insurance Company and Bank Of America.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
IBM11
Hartford Fire Insurance Company10
Bank Of America6
Modernizing Medicine4
American International Group4
One Concern Inc3
Oracle International Corporation3
Allstate3
Quantitative Data Solutions Llc2
Actio Analytics Inc2

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Swiss Re Patents

Top Swiss Re Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US20040064341A114
US8398406B27
US10460394B27
US8825599B26
US20030093304A16
US7689443B25
US7860734B25
US8725540B25
US20080268215A14
US7840473B24
US20050137914A14
US20040128150A14
US20040117658A14
US7627491B24
US7650315B24

What Percentage of Swiss Re US Patent Applications were Granted?

Swiss Re (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 131 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 81 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 75.0%.

Below are the key stats of Swiss Re patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Swiss Re?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Oblon Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt8880.88%
Barnes & Thornburg1062.50%
John S Beulick3100.00%
Lee & Hayes333.33%
Oliff Plc30.00%
Morgan Lewis & Bockius2100.00%
Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus10.00%
Armstrong Teasdale1100.00%
Burr & Brown10.00%

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What are Swiss Res key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Swiss Re?

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

R&D Focus: How Swiss Re search focus changed over the years?

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Updated on February 14, 2022

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