Upwork has a total of 35 patents globally, out of which 28 have been granted. Of these 35 patents, more than 54% patents are active. The United States of America is where Upwork has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and India. Parallelly, the USA seems to be the main focused R&D center of Upwork and is also the origin country of the firm.
Upwork was founded in the year 2013 by Habeeb Neo and Odysseas Tsatalos. Upwork, formerly Elance-oDesk, is an American freelancing platform. It is an online work marketplace that connects millions of businesses with independent talents around the globe.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Upwork which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Upwork patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Upwork patent portfolio.
How many patents does Upwork have?
Upwork has a total of 35 patents globally. These patents belong to 18 unique patent families. Out of 35 patents, 19 patents are active.
How Many Patents did Upwork 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||Upwork Applications Filed||Upwork Patents Granted|
How many Upwork patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Upwork File in Different Countries?
Where are Research Centres of Upwork Patents Located?
10 Best Upwork Patents
US6938048B1 is the most popular patent in the Upwork portfolio. It has received 252 citations so far from companies like Fujitsu Limited, IBM, and Samsung Electronics.
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Upwork:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
List of Upwork Patents
|US11188876B1||Matching Method Of Providing Personalized Recommendations And A System Thereof|
|US10650332B1||Buyer-Provider Matching Algorithm|
|US10635412B1||Online Professional Badge|
|US10489745B1||Apparatus, System And Method Of Clustering Clients Based On Their Hiring Criteria In A Job Marketplace|
|US10430763B1||Apparatus, Method And System For Classifying Freelancers|
|US10223653B1||Onboarding Dashboard And Methods And System Thereof|
|US10204074B1||Online Professional Services Storefront|
|US10152695B1||Machine Learning Based System And Method Of Calculating A Match Score And Mapping The Match Score To A Level|
|US10121153B1||Online Escrow Service|
|US10102501B2||System For Status Reporting And Invoicing Of Work Tracked From A Work Tracker|
|US10083422B2||Authenticated Session Work Tracking And Job Status Reporting Apparatus|
|US9672491B2||Virtual Office Environment|
|US9529788B1||System For Assisting Creation Of Messages By Providing Selectable Templates|
|US9117178B1||System For Assisting Creation Of Messages By Automatically Recommending Data To Be Included Therein|
|US9117180B1||Matching Method Based On A Machine Learning Algorithm And A System Thereof|
|US8700614B1||Method Of And A System For Ranking Members Within A Services Exchange Medium|
|US8380709B1||Method And System For Ranking Users|
|US8706607B2||Method And Apparatus For An Electronic Marketplace For Services Having A Collaborative Workspace|
|US8073762B2||Method And Apparatus For An Electronic Marketplace For Services Having A Collaborative Workspace|
|US7155400B1||Universal Task Management System, Method And Product For Automatically Managing Remote Workers, Including Automatically Recruiting Workers|
|US7069242B1||Method And Apparatus For An Electronic Marketplace For Services Having A Collaborative Workspace|
|US6938048B1||Universal Task Management System, Method And Product For Automatically Managing Remote Workers, Including Automatically Training The Workers|
|US6859523B1||Universal Task Management System, Method And Product For Automatically Managing Remote Workers, Including Assessing The Work Product And Workers|
|US20060284838A1||Virtual Office Environment|
|EP1941485A4||Virtual Office Environment|
|EP1224589A4||Method And Apparatus For An Electronic Marketplace For Services Having A Collaborative Workspace|
|WO2006135847A3||Virtual Office Environment|
|WO2002061531A3||Method And System For An On-Line Private Marketplace|
|CA2382201C||Methods And Apparatus For An Electronic Marketplace For Services Having A Collaborative Workspace|
|RU2008100055A||Virtual Office Environment|
|IN254DELNP2008A||Virtual Office Environment|
What are Upwork key innovation segments?
What Technologies are Covered by Upwork?
The chart below distributes patents filed by Upwork