Zocdoc Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Zocdoc has a total of 43 patents globally, out of which 11 have been granted. Of these 43 patents, more than 30% patents are active. United States of America is where Zocdoc has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Canada. Parallelly, United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Zocdoc.

Zocdoc was founded in the year 2007 by Cyrus Massoumi, Nick Ganju and Oliver Kharraz. The company develops health care software. The Company through its platform offers patients to read verified reviews, get reminders for upcoming appointments and go for preventive checkups. ZocDoc serves customers worldwide.

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

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

The founder Cyrus Massoumi has 0 patent and Nick Ganju has 1 patent. The CEO Oliver Kharraz has 0 patent.

How many patents does Zocdoc have?

Zocdoc has a total of 43 patents globally. These patents belong to 8 unique patent families. Out of 43 patents, 13 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Zocdoc File Every Year?

Zocdoc 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 GrantZocdoc Applications FiledZocdoc Patents Granted
20221
202122
202011
20192
201741
20161
201533
2014111
20133
20124
20118

How many Zocdoc patents are Alive/Dead?

Zocdoc Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Zocdoc File in Different Countries?

Zocdoc Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Zocdoc Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America21
Europe7
Canada5
Germany2

 

Where are the Research Centres of Zocdoc Patents Located?

Research Centres of Zocdoc Patents

10 Best Zocdoc Patents

US20110191122A1 is the most popular patent in the Zocdoc portfolio. It has received 97 citations so far from companies like Lifebooker, Cerner Innovation, and Kyruus.

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

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20110191122A197
US20100070303A170
US20100070295A160
US20150154528A131
US20100070296A130
US20130103420A120
US20120109679A117
US20150317703A111
US20140278449A110
US20120065989A19

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

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

Examiners at the USPTO referred 13 Zocdoc patents in 213 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Zocdoc patent portfolio are Individual, Cerner Innovation, and C/Hca.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Zocdoc –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Zocdoc PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Individual49
Cerner Innovation313
C/Hca39
Athenahealth24
Docsynk22
Reichman Family Limited22
American Well25
Zeroplus Technology24
West Safety Services14
Project Revamp15

Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Zocdoc Patents

Top Zocdoc Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications

Patent NumberCount of Rejected Applications
US10185929B215
US20110191122A115
US20100070296A112
US20100070295A110
US8688466B29
US9704208B25
US20150154528A15
US20120109679A15
US20100070303A13
US20130103420A13
US20140278449A12
US20140278515A12
US20120065989A12

What Percentage of Zocdoc US Patent Applications were Granted?

Zocdoc (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 19 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 6 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 33.33%.

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

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Zocdoc?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Patent Docket Administrator1254.55%
Polsinelli70.00%

List of Zocdoc Patents 

Zocdoc PatentsTitle
US11501221B2System And Method For Accessing Healthcare Appointments From Multiple Disparate Sources
US11056230B2Aggregator System For Enabling Online Access To Encounter Data From Multiple Disparate Sources
US10997555B1Method And Apparatus For Managing Physician Referrals
US10685413B2System And Method For Accessing Healthcare Appointments From Multiple Disparate Sources
US10185929B2Method And Apparatus For Managing Physician Profile And Healthcare Appointment Services
US9704208B2System And Method For Accessing Healthcare Appointments From Multiple Disparate Sources
US8688466B2Data Synchronization For Booking Of Healthcare Appointments Across Practice Groups
US20210304141A1Method And Apparatus For Managing Physician Referrals
US20210295986A1Aggregator System For Enabling Online Access To Encounter Data From Multiple Disparate Sources
US20170323067A1Method And Apparatus For Guiding Patients Toward Healthcare Goals
US20150317703A1System And Method For Individualized Pricing For Healthcare
US20150154528A1Task Manager For Healthcare Providers
US20140278449A1Method And Apparatus For Guiding Patients Toward Healthcare Goals
US20140278515A1Data Synchronization For Booking Of Healthcare Appointments Across Practice Groups
US20130103420A1System And Method Facilitating Patient Registration Across Multiple Practice Groups
US20120109679A1Consumer Portal For Healthcare Appointments Across Practice Groups
US20120065989A1Patient Verification For Booking Of Healthcare Appointments Across Practice Groups
US20110191122A1Method And Apparatus For Managing Physician Referrals
US20100070303A1Consumer Portal For Healthcare Appointments Across Practice Groups
US20100070295A1Centralized Marketplace For Healthcare Appointments Across Practice Groups
US20100070296A1Patient Verification For Booking Of Healthcare Appointments Across Practice Groups
EP2534596B1Method And Apparatus For Managing Physician Profiles
EP3055815A4System And Method For Accessing Healthcare Appointments From Multiple Disparate Sources
EP3138074A1System And Method For Individualized Pricing For Healthcare
EP3074932A1Communicating Task Instructions To A Plurality Of Distributed Computer Devices To Provide A Healthcare Task Management System
EP2973104A2Method And Apparatus For Transmitting Healthcare Messages To An Automatically Identified Set Of Patients
EP2628137A4Method And Apparatus For Managing Physician Referrals
EP2769319A2System And Method Facilitating Patient Registration Across Multiple Practice Groups
WO2018022539A1Aggregator System For Enabling Online Access To Encounter Data From Multiple Disparate Sources
WO2015168512A1System And Method For Individualized Pricing For Healthcare
WO2015061210A3System And Method For Accessing Healthcare Appointments From Multiple Disparate Sources
WO2015084818A1Communicating Task Instructions To A Plurality Of Distributed Computer Devices To Provide A Healthcare Task Management System
WO2014165009A3Method And Apparatus For Transmitting Healthcare Messages To An Automatically Identified Set Of Patients
WO2012060899A3Method And Apparatus For Managing Physician Referrals
WO2013061158A3System And Method Facilitating Patient Registration Across Multiple Practice Groups
WO2011112455A1Method And Apparatus For Managing Physician Profile And Healthcare Appointment Services
DE202015003281U1System For Individualized Pricing For Healthcare
DE602011018219T2Method And Device For Management Of Medical Profiles
CA2853201CSystem And Method Facilitating Patient Registration Across Multiple Practice Groups
CA2932563A1Communicating Task Instructions To A Plurality Of Distributed Computer Devices To Provide A Healthcare Task Management System
CA2928580A1System And Method For Accessing Healthcare Appointments From Multiple Disparate Sources
CA2906469A1Method And Apparatus For Transmitting Healthcare Messages To An Automatically Identified Set Of Patients
CA2816531A1Method And Apparatus For Managing Physician Referrals

What are Zocdoc key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Zocdoc?

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

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

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