Woburn, MA - January 12, 2022 - Kaspersky has been named number-one among companies with Russian origins patented in the United States in 2021 by IFI Claims Direct. The recognition from IFI, the global leader in patent data analytics with over 145 million patent records around the world, highlights Kaspersky’s leadership and innovation in the cybersecurity sphere.
Kaspersky is constantly developing and patenting new cybersecurity technologies, proving its leadership in the industry. Those innovations contribute to its advanced and comprehensive portfolio of security solutions and services for everyone’s protection: from home users to large corporations and governments. The company regularly applies for patents in areas related to its expert solutions, including network and computer security, machine learning, security information and automotive technology and security, showcasing its commitment to bringing the world into a future filled with secure technological opportunities.
In the annual patent ranking analysis published by IFI Claims Direct, Kaspersky has been named the top Russian company patented in the US with 43 patents published in 2021. Throughout its history the company has received 412 patents in the US alone with more than 1,200 patents around the world, including Russia, EU, China and Japan.
US patent data shows that last year patent grants declined by 7% overall. The only area that saw patent growth was ‘computer systems based on specific computational models’, which includes machine learning – a key focus area for Kaspersky. According to the IFI ranking, Kaspersky’s main patented technology areas over the last two years include network architectures or network communication protocols for network security and computer systems based on specific computational models.
“Kaspersky has always been an innovative company and this award acknowledges our position as a leader in technology innovation and R&D. Our team of expert inventors deserves this recognition for their work developing and publishing these patents in the US, and around the world. Our patent leadership in the US market is evidence of our unparalleled commitment to creative development and our determination to make our technological opportunities available to those in markets all around the world,” said Anton Tikhomirov, Head of Strategic IP Development, Kaspersky.
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Kaspersky is a global cybersecurity and digital privacy company founded in 1997. Kaspersky’s deep threat intelligence and security expertise is constantly transforming into innovative security solutions and services to protect businesses, critical infrastructure, governments and consumers around the globe. The company’s comprehensive security portfolio includes leading endpoint protection and a number of specialized security solutions and services to fight sophisticated and evolving digital threats. Over 400 million users are protected by Kaspersky technologies and we help 240,000 corporate clients protect what matters most to them. Learn more at www.kaspersky.com.
IFI Claims Patent Services – the largest, most accurate and complete database of interconnected global patent data without a classic frontend. Various applications, web services and solutions, such as Google Patents, are based on IFI Claims patent metadata. More than 145+ million IFI Claims patent records are available to a variety of data centers and data lakes of companies, banks, patent offices and universities around the world.
Every year in January, IFI Claims issues patent ratings based on the results of the previous year (Fast Growing Technologies; US Top 50; Global S&P 100; Global 250), which are guided by the world's leading corporations. In 2021, IFI Claims for the first time supplemented the traditional ratings with new in-depth case studies on individual industries and companies in the context of their patent activities. Learn more at www.ificlaims.com.