Xilinx Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Xilinx has a total of 7753 patents globally, out of which 5599 have been granted. Of these 7753 patents, more than 81% patents are active. USA is where Xilinx has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and China, it has generated an annual revenue of $3.67 billion in the year 2021. Parallelly, USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Xilinx.

Xilinx was co-founded by Ross Freeman, Bernard Vonderschmitt, and James V Barnett II. The company designs and develops programmable logic semiconductor devices as well as the software design tools that go with them. As of February 2022, Xilinx has a market cap of $48.32 Billion.

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

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Xilinx have?

The founders, Ross Freeman, Bernard Vonderschmitt, and James V Barnett II have 0 patents. The CEO, Victor Peng, has 0 patents.

How many patents does Xilinx have?

Xilinx has a total of 7753 patents globally. These patents belong to 4158 unique patent families. Out of 7753 patents, 6327 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Xilinx File Every Year?

Xilinx Patent 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 GrantXilinx Applications FiledXilinx Patents Granted
2011423246
2012316273
2013281302
2014348282
2015422277
2016460282
2017450265
2018565266
2019503338
2020294485
202173377
20221189

How many Xilinx patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Xilinx Patent Portfolio

Patent Families

Xilinx Patents

How Many Patents did Xilinx File in Different Countries?

Xilinx Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Xilinx Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America4362
Europe628
China557
Japan433
Korea (South)375
India340
Germany243
Taiwan116
Canada77
United Kingdom47
Austria12
Australia2
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)2
Singapore1
Israel1

Where are Research Centers of Xilinx Patents Located?

Research Centres of Xilinx

10 Best Xilinx Patents

US6601227B1 is the most popular patent in the Xilinx portfolio. It has received 354 citations so far from companies like IBM, Cadence, and Tabula.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6601227B1354
US6950771B1352
US6480954B2318
US6917219B2311
US6346824B1301
US6515509B1293
US6467009B1293
US6529040B1243
US6487709B1235
US6496971B1231

Which Companies are using Xilinx 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 Xilinx patent portfolio are Altera, Intel, and IBM.

List of the top forward citing Companies –

CompanyNumber of Patents
Altera197
Intel182
IBM140
Samsung120
Micron Technology117
TSMC109
Qualcomm90
Avago Technologies50
Texas Instruments40
Fujitsu37

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Xilinx Patents

Top Xilinx Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US9008113B216
US20120155256A116
US8489761B213
US8116312B213
US9406738B211
US8704384B211
US7566960B111
US7378733B111
US6836142B211
US20130214432A111
US20130020675A111
US8996644B210
US9210140B210
US7567997B210
US20110291287A110

Xilinx (recently acquired by AMD) is developing high-performance solutions for sensor processing, networking, ADAS, in-vehicle monitoring, displays, and AI processing that enable and complement these other technology platforms, utilising its Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) technology and experience in developing automotive certified solutions.

Recently it also unveiled the Alveo U55C data centre accelerator at the SC21 supercomputing conference. The new Xilinx Alveo U55C is the company’s most powerful accelerator yet, with a thin, smaller form factor and a more efficient, power-friendly design.

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What are Xilinx’s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Xilinx?

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

R&D Focus: How has Xilinx’s search focus changed over the years?

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