Xerox Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Xerox has a total of 20493 patents globally, out of which 15467 have been granted. Of these 20493 patents, more than 57% patents are active. The United States of America is where Xerox has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Japan and Germany. Parallelly, The United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and also the USA is the origin country of Xerox.

Xerox was founded in the year 1906. The Company develops document management technology solutions and offers workflow automation, enterprise content management, document transaction processing, packaging printing, and managed print services. Xerox serves banking, education, government, healthcare, manufacturing, and retails industries worldwide.

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

How many patents does the Founder and CEO of Xerox have?

The Founder Joseph C. Wilson has 0 patents and the CEO Steven Bandrowczak has 0 patents.

How many patents does Xerox have?

Xerox has a total of 20493 patents globally. These patents belong to 10174 unique patent families. Out of 20493 patents, 11713 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Xerox File Every Year?

Xerox 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 GrantXerox Applications FiledXerox Patents Granted
202384
2022317759
2021603825
2020925858
20199801015
20188281251
201711271407
201611041578
201512471713
201415961864
201318191986
201220092127

How many Xerox patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Xerox Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Xerox File in Different Countries?

Xerox Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Xerox Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America8724
Japan3471
Germany1837
Europe1777
Korea (South)1269
China1209
Canada666
Brazil367
Mexico234
India226
United Kingdom165
Taiwan139
Russia133
Saudi Arabia57
Australia51
United Arab Emirates35
France30
Singapore21
Israel17
Austria11
Malaysia8
Gulf Cooperation Council3
Argentina3
Spain3
Portugal2
Ukraine1
New Zealand1

Where are the Research Centers of Xerox Patents Located?

Research Centers of Xerox Patents

10 Best Xerox Patents

US8312056B1 is the most popular patent in the Xerox portfolio. It has received 278 citations so far from companies like IBM, Google, and Microsoft.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US8312056B1278
US20120103212A1278
US20140358519A1277
US8489599B2264
US20140163951A1255
US20130086072A1249
US8095112B2230
US8380743B2213
US20150120723A1185
US9026425B2178

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 2774 Xerox patents in 13522 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Xerox patent portfolio are IBM, Canon, and Hewlett-Packard.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Xerox –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Xerox PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
IBM405839
Canon290523
Hewlett-Packard285587
Ricoh231515
Microsoft225531
Konica Minolta146297
Samsung Electronics126278
Google107195
Epson98177
Kyocera80133

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Xerox Patents

Top Xerox Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US8464167B226
US8165974B223
US20140067455A123
US8489599B221
US8175376B220
US8559030B219
US8095112B219
US8650023B217
US9058611B216
US8533623B216
US8346903B216
US8312056B116
US8301633B216
US9767381B215
US8910274B215

What Percentage of Xerox US Patent Applications were Granted?

Xerox (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 13708 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 11444 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 84.7%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Xerox?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Fay Sharpe174185.52%
Xerox Corporation129284.27%
Oliff Plc124387.17%
Maginot Moore & Beck Llp86997.03%
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman Llp76581.41%
Mh2 Technology Law Group Llp60392.51%
Patent Documentation Center57477.86%
Prass Llp55388.25%
Gibb Intellectual Property Law Firm Llc54483.05%
Ronald Zibelli53396.04%

What are Xerox‘s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Xerox?

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

R&D Focus: How has Xerox‘s search focus changed over the years?

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