Cloudflare had one patents in ecommerce during Q4 2023. Cloudflare Inc’s patent involves a proxy server that receives requests from multiple client devices for actions on network resources owned by various origin servers. The proxy server analyzes each request to identify and block threats posed by either the request itself or the visitor making the request. Non-threatening requests from safe visitors are then transmitted to the appropriate origin server. GlobalData’s report on Cloudflare gives a 360-degreee view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

Cloudflare grant share with ecommerce as a theme is 0% in Q4 2023. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

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Application: Methods and apparatuses for providing internet-based proxy services (Patent ID: US20230325459A1)

Cloudflare Inc. has filed a patent for a method and system involving a proxy server that receives requests from client devices to perform actions on network resources owned by various origin servers across different domains. The proxy server analyzes each request to identify potential threats posed by the request itself or the visitor making the request. Requests deemed threatening are blocked, while non-threatening requests are transmitted to the appropriate origin server. The system also involves receiving responses from origin servers and transmitting them back to the requesting client devices.

Furthermore, the patent details the process of analyzing requests to determine threats, including identifying malformed cookies, headers, URLs, and known threat signatures. It also involves analyzing content in POST requests for potential threats. Additionally, the system checks visitor IP addresses against restricted lists and cookie permissions to assess threat levels. Requests from visitors deemed threatening are blocked, and a block page is transmitted to the client device. The patent also outlines procedures for handling requests from search engines or web crawlers and serving cached resources to optimize performance.

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