UnitedHealth Group has a total of 572 patents globally, out of which 239 have been granted. Of these 572 patents, more than 61% patents are active. United States of America is where UnitedHealth Group has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Australia, it has generated an annual revenue of $257 billion in the year 2020. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of UnitedHealth Group.
UnitedHealth Group was founded in the year 1977 by Richard T Burke. Company is doing business in healthcare and insurance. As of January 2022, UnitedHealth Group has a market cap of $472.94 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of UnitedHealth Group which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find UnitedHealth Group’s patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over UnitedHealth Group’s patent portfolio.
How many patents does UnitedHealth Group have?
UnitedHealth Group has a total of 572 patents globally. These patents belong to 299 unique patent families. Out of 572 patents, 351 patents are active.
How many UnitedHealth Group patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did UnitedHealth Group 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||UnitedHealth Group Applications Filed||UnitedHealth Group Patents Granted|
How Many Patents did UnitedHealth Group File in Different Countries?
Countries in which UnitedHealth Group Filed Patents
|United States Of America||360|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||1|
Where are Research Centers of UnitedHealth Group Patents Located?
10 Best UnitedHealth Group Patents
US6915254B1 is the most popular patent in the UnitedHealth Group portfolio. It has received 519 citations so far from companies like Siemens Medical Solutions Health Services, Fuji Photo Film and IBM.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of UnitedHealth Group:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using UnitedHealth Group 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 UnitedHealth Group patent portfolio are IBM, Cerner, 3M.
List of the top forward citing Companies –
|Company||Number of Patents|
|Hartford Fire Insurance Company||5|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on UnitedHealth Group Patents
Top UnitedHealth Group Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of UnitedHealth Group US Patent Applications were Granted?
UnitedHealth Group (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 43 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 20 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 74.07%.
Below are the key stats of UnitedHealth Group patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for UnitedHealth Group?
|Law Firm||Total Application||Success Rate|
|Alston & Bird Llp Unitedhealth Group Incorporated||19||83.33%|
|Dorsey & Whitney Llp Minneapolis||10||62.50%|
|Seyfarth Shaw Llp||4||75.00%|
|Norton Rose Fulbright Us Llp||2||100.00%|
|Alston & Bird Llp||1||0.00%|
|Hogan Lovells Us Llp Amazon||1||100.00%|
Digital health care has a bright future ahead of it. UnitedHealth Group is assisting in the development of a digital health system that is consumer-centric, integrated, simple, and secure. It is working to enhance health outcomes and reduce costs, as well as to apply scientific best practises in health care to clinical and claims data and to develop a digital health care workforce dedicated to the requirements of consumers and providers.
Optum uses technology and data to deliver care, giving individuals, partners, and clinicians the knowledge and tools they need to improve their health. Optum has three divisions that serve customers.
UnitedHealthcare and Optum are members of the Synaptic Health Alliance, which is looking into using blockchain technology to solve the problem of accurate and efficient data management and exchange across providers.
UnitedHealth Group has also used its clinical skills, resources, and knowledge to help develop and advance COVID-19-fighting solutions. Its teams have created new sorts of testing modules and are actively collaborating with partners to advance prospective treatments and the development of life-saving equipment.
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What are UnitedHealth Group key innovation segments?
What Technologies are Covered by UnitedHealth Group?
The chart below distributes patents filed by UnitedHealth Group in different countries on the basis of the technology protected in patents. It also represents the markets where UnitedHealth Group thinks it’s important to protect particular technology inventions.
R&D Focus: How UnitedHealth Group search focus changed over the years?
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