Teleflex Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Teleflex has a total of 3045 patents globally, out of which 1643 have been granted. Of these 3045 patents, more than 57% patents are active. United States of America is where Teleflex has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Germany. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Teleflex.

Teleflex was founded in 1943. Teleflex is a global provider of medical technology products. The Company primarily develops, manufactures and supplies single-use medical devices used by hospitals and healthcare providers for common diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in critical care and surgical applications. As of March 2022, Teleflex has a market cap of $16.6 Billion.

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

How many patents does the CEO of Teleflex have?

The CEO, Liam Kelly have 0 patents.

How many patents does Teleflex have?

Teleflex has a total of 3045 patents globally. These patents belong to 873 unique patent families. Out of 3045 patents, 1743 patents are active.

How many Teleflex patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Teleflex Patents Portfolio

Patent Families

Teleflex Patents

How Many Patents did Teleflex File Every Year?

Teleflex 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 GrantTeleflex Applications FiledTeleflex Patents Granted
201115263
201220277
201315273
201433495
201512384
2016172131
2017131135
2018144162
2019128180
202070133
20216399
2022117

How Many Patents did Teleflex File in Different Countries?

Teleflex Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Teleflex Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America1036
Europe402
Germany215
Japan176
Canada175
Australia163
China130
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)60
Austria56
Spain53
Korea (South)42
United Kingdom36
India33
Israel25
Mexico18
Brazil15
Singapore13
Denmark13
Sweden8
Poland7
Portugal5
New Zealand5
Netherlands4
Taiwan4
Italy4
Malaysia3
Argentina3
South Africa3
Russia3
Chile2
Turkey2
Lithuania1
Eurasia1
Slovenia1
Colombia1
Czech Republic1
Ireland1
Croatia1
Norway1

Where are Research Centers of Teleflex Patents Located?

Research Centers of Teleflex Patents

10 Best Teleflex Patents

US7211092B2 is the most popular patent in the Teleflex portfolio. It has received 1104 citations so far from companies like Ethicon, Covidien and Cilag.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US7211092B21104
US7905889B2977
US20120004636A1900
US7758594B2645
US7226450B2608
US8758366B2557
US6391035B1417
US6690958B1342
US6527778B2263
US7052504B2230

Which Companies are using Teleflex 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 Teleflex patent portfolio are Covidien, JPMorgan Chase Bank and Ethicon.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Covidien61
JPMorgan Chase Bank31
Ethicon29
Boston Scientific23
C R Bard21
Medtronic20
Cook Medical Technologies Llc13
Becton Dickinson11
Kci Licensing Inc10
Maquet Cardiovascular Llc6

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Teleflex Patents

Top Teleflex Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8597193B224
US7758594B220
US7766939B215
US9072543B214
US8523824B213
US7763012B212
US8926639B211
US8992549B211
US8048032B211
US6558314B110
US9119551B210
US6893414B210
US9204819B210
US7211092B210
US8088146B210

What Percentage of Teleflex US Patent Applications were Granted?

Teleflex (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 329 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 285 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 89.06%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Teleflex?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Baker Hostetler12092.98%
Howard & Howard Attorneys Pllc8177.78%
Harold W Milton5389.36%
Dann Dorfman Herrell & Skillman7100.00%
Donald L Wood6100.00%
Jansson Munger Mckinley & Kirby Ltd6100.00%
Cameron Ip5100.00%
Kenneth I Kohn433.33%
Kerrie A Laba4100.00%
Hal Milton3100.00%

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What are Teleflex‘s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Teleflex?

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

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

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