Twilio Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Twilio has a total of 491 patents globally, out of which 309 have been granted. Of these 491 patents, more than 79% patents are active. The United States of America is where Twilio has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Korea and Europe. Parallelly, The USA seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Twilio.

Twilio was founded in the year 2008. The company develops and publishes Internet infrastructure solutions. The Company offers cloud computing platform that allow web developers to integrate phone calls, Internet protocol voice communications, and text messages into web, mobile, and phone applications. Twilio serves customers worldwide. As of December 2022, the market cap of Twilio is $ 8.65 Billion.

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

How many patents does Twilio have?

Twilio has a total of 491 patents globally. These patents belong to 190 unique patent families. Out of 491 patents, 392 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Twilio File Every Year?

Twilio 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 GrantTwilio Applications FiledTwilio Patents Granted
2011141
2012226
2013289
20143110
20154122
20164642
20173437
20183836
20194932
20204841
20215027
20222127

How many Twilio patents are Alive/Dead?

Twilio Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Twilio File in Different Countries?

Twilio Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Twilio Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America319
Korea (South)90
Europe14
Canada11
China9
Australia7
India4
Germany3
Mexico2
Brazil2
Japan2
Indonesia1
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)1

Where are the Research Centres of Twilio Patents Located?

Research Centres of Twilio Patents

10 Best Twilio Patents

US20110083179A1 is the most popular patent in the Twilio portfolio. It has received 223 citations so far from companies like IBM, Microsoft, and Amazon.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20110083179A1223
US20120208495A1215
US20110283259A1197
WO2009124223A1180
WO2010101935A1178
US8964726B2177
WO2010040010A1176
WO2010037064A1169
WO2011091085A1165
US8306021B2164

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 88 Twilio patents in 537 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Twilio patent portfolio are IBM, Oracle, and Amazon.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Twilio –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Twilio PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
IBM2754
Oracle International Corporation1021
Amazon925
Microsoft824
Level 3 Communications68
At&T614
Salesforcecom513
Shape Security59
Apple48
Sap Se49

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Twilio Patents

Top Twilio Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US9363301B214
US9495227B212
US20110083179A110
US9590849B29
US8180686B29
US9459925B28
US8315369B28
US9160696B27
US8838707B27
US8837465B26
US9226217B26
US9749428B26
US8306021B26
US20120245985A16
US8964726B25

What Percentage of Twilio US Patent Applications were Granted?

Twilio (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 258 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 189 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 94.03%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Twilio?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner Pa24297.89%
Lowenstein Sandler Llp8100.00%
Schox Pc80.00%

What are Twilio key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Twilio?

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

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

EXCLUSIVE INSIGHTS COMING SOON!

Interested in knowing about the areas of innovation that are being protected by Twilio?

Updated on December 22, 2022

Was this article helpful?

Leave a Comment