Synopsys has a total of 5236 patents globally, out of which 3844 have been granted. Of these 5236 patents, more than 70% patents are active. United States of America is where Synopsys has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by China and Europe. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Synopsys.
Synopsys was founded in 1986 by Aart de Geus. Synopsys supplies electronic design automation solutions to the global electronics market. The Company provides design technologies to creators of advanced integrated circuits, electronic systems, and systems on a chip. Synopsys also provides consulting services and support to its customers to streamline the overall design process and accelerate time to market. As of April 2022, Synopsys has a market cap of $45.49 Billion.
Read about some of the most popular patents of Synopsys which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Synopsys patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Synopsys patent portfolio.
How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Synopsys have?
The Founder Aart de Geus has 0 patents and the CEO, Chi-Foon Chan has 0 patents.
How many patents does Synopsys have?
Synopsys has a total of 5236 patents globally. These patents belong to 2373 unique patent families. Out of 5236 patents, 3688 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Synopsys 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||Synopsys Applications Filed||Synopsys Patents Granted|
How many Synopsys patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Synopsys File in Different Countries?
Countries in which Synopsys Filed Patents
|United States Of America||3111|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||17|
Where are Research Centers of Synopsys Patents Located?
10 Best Synopsys Patents
US6470489B1 is the most popular patent in the Synopsys portfolio. It has received 519 citations so far from companies like Tela Innovations, Kla-Tencor Corp and United Microelectronics Corp.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Synopsys:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using Synopsys 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 Synopsys patent portfolio are IBM, Tsmc, and Cadence Design Systems.
List of the top forward citing Companies –
|Company||Number of Patents|
|Cadence Design Systems||120|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Synopsys Patents
Top Synopsys Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of Synopsys US Patent Applications were Granted?
Synopsys (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 2735 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 2495 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 95.81%.
Below are the key stats of Synopsys patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Synopsys?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Pvf Synopsys Inc||344||98.22%|
|Alston & Bird Llp||269||97.39%|
|Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld Llp||176||94.55%|
|Cpa Global Limited||92||100.00%|
|Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox Pllc||82||90.48%|
|Bever Hoffman & Harms Llp||77||93.06%|
|Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson||47||96.67%|
|Ndwe Synopsys Inc||43||97.56%|
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