Sysmex Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Sysmex has a total of 7677 patents globally, out of which 4861 have been granted. Of these 7677 patents, more than 60% patents are active. Japan is where Sysmex has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by the United States of America and Europe. Parallelly, Japan seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Sysmex.

Sysmex was founded in the year 1968. Sysmex produces supplies and tools for clinical testing, such as hematologic (blood) and immunological assays. Additionally, the business creates, produces, and sells particle analysers, including software related to blood coagulation analysers. As of April 2023, Sysmex has a market cap of $14.28 Billion.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Sysmex have?

The founder and CEO Hisashi Ietsugu have 0 patents.

How many patents does Sysmex have?

Sysmex has a total of 7677 patents globally. These patents belong to 2769 unique patent families. Out of 7677 patents, 4619 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Sysmex File Every Year?

Sysmex Patent 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 GrantSysmex Applications FiledSysmex Patents Granted
2023348
2022130281
2021202295
2020256311
2019326342
2018350295
2017390267
2016391291
2015373324
2014314375
2013320337
2012333295
2011450349

How many Sysmex patents are Alive/Dead?

Sysmex Patent portfolio

How Many Patents did Sysmex File in Different Countries?

Sysmex Worldwide Patent FIling

Countries in which Sysmex Filed Patents

CountryPatent
Japan2385
United States Of America1528
Europe1158
China1080
Germany596
India107
United Kingdom95
Austria88
Australia84
Korea (South)66
Spain53
Brazil22
Singapore21
Taiwan20
Indonesia18
Canada12
Italy11
Russia8
Hungary8
Mexico8
Argentina7
Saudi Arabia7
Poland7
Denmark6
France5
Philippines4
Colombia3
Viet Nam3
Malaysia3
Israel2
South Africa2
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)2
Sweden1
Chile1
Portugal1
United Arab Emirates1
Norway1

Where are Research Centres of Sysmex Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Sysmex

10 Best Sysmex Patents

US6353750B1 is the most popular patent in the Sysmex portfolio. It has received 363 citations so far from companies like Nellcor Puritan Bennett, Covidien and Novadaq Technologies.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6353750B1363
US6713019B2165
US20120156675A1153
US20050096520A1146
WO2006103920A1122
US20060029991A1116
US8131382B298
US6522781B192
US6349227B192
USD482796S186

How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Sysmex patents?

The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Sysmex invention. They couldn’t because Sysmex had protected those before them.

Examiners at the USPTO referred 405 Sysmex patents in 1537 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Sysmex patent portfolio are Hitachi, Mindray Bio-Medical Electronic and Roche Diagnostics.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Sysmex –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Sysmex PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Hitachi53197
Mindray Bio-Medical Electronic1649
Roche Diagnostics1637
Shimadzu1638
Siemens Healthcare1440
Beckman Coulter1330
Sony1331
Arkray1238
Abbott1146
Searete1125

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Sysmex Patents

Top Sysmex Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8372629B226
US6807531B122
US10837974B211
US20120156675A19
US7906075B27
US7760340B27
US6772650B27
US20060109343A16
US8071029B26
US20070144922A16
US20040248287A16
US20060234253A15
US8484572B25
US10073078B25
US9429509B25

What Percentage of Sysmex US Patent Applications were Granted?

Sysmex (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 1280 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 797 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 71.54%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Sysmex?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Crowell56476.92%
Sughrue Mion41657.34%
Metrolex Ip14778.85%
Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch6286.89%
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney23100.00%
Kilyk & Bowersox540.00%
Lance J Lieberman580.00%
Pearne & Gordon5100.00%
Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione475.00%
Shinjyu An IP4100.00%

What are Sysmex key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Sysmex?

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

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

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